Diabetes Information

Diabetes Information

What You Need To Know About Diabetes


INTRODUCTIONAccording to the World Health Organization, a few decades back diabetes was an uncommon disease, in both developed and developing countries. Today, the story is different.

Diabetes Breakthrough Helps Diabetics Fight Back!


Have you heard about the diabetes breakthrough that lowers blood sugar levels by 30% in 30 days? The all natural Diabetic Pack was developed with Nobel Prize Winning Science. This FoodMatrix biotechnology has a 4 year proven track record of helping take diabetics off insulin and oral medications.

Recognizing Early Symptoms Diabetes


Early symptoms diabetesStay alert in recognizing early symptoms of diabetes. Certain symptoms put you on notice and you'll want to decrease the chance of developing into complications.

Medical Supply Cases for Insulin and Diabetics


Medical supply manufacturers are continuously conceptualizing medical supplies needed by people who are in delicate health condition - medical supplies that may enable the patient to lead a life with at least a semblance of normalcy.Diabetic patients are one of these people who are in delicate health condition.

Diabetes - A National Epidemic


Are you a diabetic? If so, you are definitely not alone. There are approximately 16 million people in the United States who have diabetes.

Diabetes: Diabetics Fight Back


Many cases of diabetes go unnoticed or unchecked before a person or their doctor realizes the inevitable. This disease silently uses destructive high blood sugars to gradually damage the body for months or even years, before symptoms are noted.

Diabetes Has Become A Risk in Mens Life


This is true that men with diabetes have an increased risk of developing erectile dysfunction compared with men without diabetes. Erectile dysfunction in diabetes has many potential causes, including the specific diabetes complications of neuropathy and vascular disease, as well as conditions commonly associated with diabetes, such as hypertension, use of various medications or psychogenic factors.

Syndrome X - What Is It And Have You Got It?


Syndrome X or the X factor as it is sometimes known was first described in 1988 by Professor Gerald Reaven , an endocrinologist at California's Stanford University after twenty years of study. Since this first identification the understanding of Syndrome X has come a long way.

I Have Diabetes or Another Chronic Condition - Should I Use an HSA?


Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are becoming quite popular for people who are generally healthy. But what about sick people? What about people who have chronic conditions like diabetes, multiple sclerosis or the like? Does an HSA make sense for them?The short answer is yes.

Fibromyalgia and Insulin Resistance


Do you have symptoms that relate to an insulin imbalance? If you have fibromyalgia, look and see if you also have hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, or diabetes symptoms. These types of blood sugar imbalances can cause fibromyalgia pain to get worse.

Diabetes Type 2 and Artificial Sweeteners


Diabetes Type 2 (adult onset)Refined carbs/sugars are actually the biggest contributing factor to type 2 diabetes--that is, the type of diabetes people develop later in life. The major contributing factor to type 2 diabetes is eating too many refined carbs.

Diabetes


Meal planning includes choosing healthy foods, eating the right amount of food, and eating meals at the right time. The American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association developed 6 food exchange lists for the purpose of meal planning for people with diabetes as part of a diabetes diet.

Gestational Diabetes


Gestational diabetes is a temporary condition that occurs during pregnancy. Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before, but who have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy, are said to have gestational diabetes.

Do You Have Diabetes? Symptoms Of Diabetes And How To Address Them


Diabetes mellitus is a condition resulting from the pancreas' inability to produce enough insulin, which is needed by the body to help create energy. A deficiency of or ineffectiveness of insulin leads to high glucose levels in the blood, thus, leading to this illness.

Diabetes is Manageable


It is estimated that over 18 million people over the age of 20 in this country have diabetes. Persons over the age of 45 and those considered obese according to the Bio Mass Index are in elevated risk categories for this potentially fatal disease.

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AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get FDA approval for Type-1 diabetes  Reuters

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Types of diabetes tests  Medical News Today

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Trial data highlight need for redefined guidelines for older adults with diabetes  Healio

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Can Chronic Kidney Disease Cause Type 2 Diabetes?  Diabetes In Control

A new study examines why type 2 diabetes incident rate is higher in patients with chronic kidney disease: does kidney disease cause diabetes?


How Technology Is Changing Life With Diabetes  WebMD

Innovative devices have streamlined diabetes management. Here are just a few of the new gadgets that have made life easier for people with type 1 and type 2 ...


Guidance on Medication for Diabetes Patients on Low Carb Diet  Medscape

A protocol for adjusting hypoglycaemic medications for patients on a low carbohydrate diet has been published.


12 Facts About Diabetes Mellitus  Mental Floss

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Organoids grown in microfluidic device may help cf patients with diabetes  Medical Xpress

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Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 8 meant growing up quickly  Washington Post

I still remember that stupid orange. I was 8 and in an intensive care unit. The nurse told me to practice sticking a syringe into the fruit. The orange was supposed ...


How digital health apps are leading the fight against diabetes  Financial Times

Livongo prepares IPO as digital healthcare industry offers alternative to tradition.


Public knowledge, attitude and practice toward diabetes mellitus in Ha | IJGM  Dove Medical Press

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Underwood talks diabetes drug prices  Northwest Herald

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, recently released a report on the prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and uninsured Americans.


Germany Diabetes Market Report 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Germany Diabetes Market Report: 2019 - 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Diabetes self-management tips  Medical News Today

A person can manage their diabetes by making healthful changes to their diet, exercising frequently, and regularly taking the necessary medications. Here, learn ...


Soule: Auburn diabetes expo to feature strength training talks  Auburn Citizen

Many people think that Type 2 diabetes is a line in the sand, an end of many things. There was the life before they were diagnosed with diabetes, and then.


Type 2 diabetes on the rise in Wisconsin  WEAU

Two out of five people living in Wisconsin will develop type 2 diabetes at some point in their lifetime according to a new study.


Brothers take diabetes advocacy to Washington, D.C.  The Columbian

The Ross brothers sure do have a lot in common. They both do karate, have Type 1 diabetes and advocate for those with the chronic condition. And they've both ...


Most older adults with 'prediabetes' don't develop diabetes  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called "prediabetes," usually don't develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study ...


Cigarette smoking and diabetes, their relationship  Baxter Bulletin

According to a CDC report, smokers are 30 to 40 percent more likely to get type 2 diabetes than nonsmokers; the more one smokes, the higher the risk.


Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School  The New York Times

The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says.


HabitNu and Senior Services Plus Join Forces to Fight Against Diabetes  RiverBender.com

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New type 2 diabetes agents offer options to prevent heart failure  Healio

PHILDELPHIA — Adults with type 2 diabetes who experience heart failure have a high risk for mortality and hospitalization, but several new type 2 diabetes ...


Managing diabetes: An overview of available digital tools  MobiHealthNews

Gone are the days of endless finger pricks to test blood glucose levels and complicated mental calculations to deduce carbohydrate ratios with insulin.


Bernie Sanders to join people with type 1 diabetes on Canada trip for cheaper insulin  CNN

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will travel to Canada later this month with Type 1 diabetes patients seeking cheaper insulin as part of his ongoing efforts to ...


FDA approves new treatment for pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes  FDA.gov

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older with type 2 diabetes.


Type 2 diabetes: The sweet tasting food that could help lower blood sugar  Express

TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition which causes a person's blood glucose (sugar) levels to spike, and left untreated, serious and sometimes life-threatening health ...


Metformin shows promise for vascular health in adolescents with type 1 diabetes  Healio

PHILDELPHIA — Adolescents with type 1 diabetes already show early hallmarks of cardiovascular disease, and an intervention with a commonly used type 2 ...


Crucial for Congress to fund life-saving diabetes research | TheHill  The Hill

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Protein and dairy intake may help reduce diabetes risk: study  BusinessLine

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Apple continues expanding into health care by selling a consumer-focused diabetes monitor in stores  CNBC

The introduction of the $69.95 monitor is a prime example of how Apple is increasingly breaking into the health space by making the iPhone and Apple Watch a ...


'Double Whammy': Where do PCSK9 Inhibitors Fit for Diabetes/ACS?  Medscape

Patients with diabetes as well as ACS and uncontrolled high cholesterol have a "double whammy" that makes them candidates for PCSK9 inhibitors to prevent ...


The mountain climbers showing diabetes doesn't have to be an uphill struggle  BBC News

Why two men with type one diabetes are hiking to the the highest points in all 50 US states - in 50 days.


In busy ED, text message program can reach sickest patients with diabetes  Healio

SAN FRANCISCO — The ED is a novel location to find some of the sickest patients in need of diabetes care, and a simple mobile health intervention using text ...


Inside the insulin caravan battling diabetes and high drug prices in the U.S.  CBS News

"Getting diagnosed today in 2019 in America with type 1 diabetes – it is a death sentence for some people"


AstraZeneca’s Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes  Physician's Weekly

Jul 15, 2019 | Reuters | 0 |. AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes. (Reuters) – British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday ...


Researchers find protein that might prevent, reverse diabetes  Medical News Today

A recent study finds that targeting a specific protein within the fat cells of mice reverses type 2 diabetes. The results also show that the protein can prevent the ...


Poorer Americans are more at risk of Type 2 diabetes  MarketWatch

A new study suggests a worrying wealth gap in the prevalence of this life-threatening illness.


SGLT Inhibitors in Type 1 Diabetes: ADA Suggests Caution  Diabetes In Control

There is currently a huge unmet need for non-insulin add on therapy in type 1 diabetes, but are SGLT inhibitors in type 1 the right drug for the job?


How strength training may help people with diabetes  Medical News Today

Brazilian scientists conducted a study on mice and found that strength training can reduce liver fat and improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.


Livongo, diabetes-coaching startup, files IPO in a test for health tech  STAT

The IPO is expected to be among the first for a new generation of slick and savvy venture-backed companies in the U.S. digital health sector.


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Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids  Reuters

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Lawmakers Look To Address 'Staggering' Diabetes Costs In Wisconsin  Wisconsin Public Radio News

The number of people with diabetes is expected to increase and some Wisconsin state lawmakers are hoping to turn the trend around.


Diabetes: Some antidepressants reduce death risk  Medical News Today

After studying more than 50000 people with diabetes and depression, scientists found that those who took antidepressants had a lower risk of death.


Julie Johnson is helping raise money for diabetes outreach programs  ABC 10 News NOW

MARQUETTE COUNTY — Diabetes type 1 & 2 is a disease that affects many people in the United States but also here in the Upper Peninsula.


Building Hope Helps Put a Positive Spin on Having Diabetes  EndocrineWeb

To help you stay positive and remain hopeful about managing your diabetes, make a plan to take your medication as directed, add more steps to your day, chew ...


7 Celebrities Who Spoke Up About Diabetes Misconceptions  Yahoo Lifestyle

These celebrities set the record straight on common misconceptions people have about diabetes.


VIDEO: Heart in Diabetes offers multidisciplinary view on cardiometabolic disorders  Healio

PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, MACE, co-chair of the third annual Heart in Diabetes conference, ...


Experimental drug, first of its kind, may delay Type 1 diabetes  ABC News

A new drug may delay the onset of insulin-dependent Type 1 diabetes in those who are at high risk for the autoimmune disease, according to the results of a trial ...


Risk factors for mortality in patients with diabetic foot infections: A prospective cohort study  MD Linx

Through a prospective cohort study of inpatients with diabetic foot infections (DFI, second most common complication of diabetes, with up to 85% of all ...


What makes diabetes the most Googled disease in the world?  Augusta Free Press

According to a survey, it was found that diabetes is the highly Googled ailment in six states (New Mexico, Iowa, South Dakota, Indiana, Hawaii and Wisconsin).


How a hasty Facebook post became a lesson in understanding diabetes | Doreen Christensen  Sun Sentinel

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Statins may double the risk of type 2 diabetes  Medical News Today

New research examines the risk of receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnosis among those who are taking statins to lower their cholesterol.


Diabetes: The History of a Public Health Crisis  Bowdoin News

Around thirty million Americans suffer from diabetes, more than seven million of them undiagnosed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...


5-year-old Arizona boy lobbies Congress for diabetes funding  AZCentral

Gilbert's Grant Leonard, 5, was among 165 children to lobby Congress for renewal of the Special Diabetes Program. He met Arizona's senators.


Risk factors in metabolic syndrome predict the progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes  MD Linx

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Local diabetes advocate headed to Congress | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Lexi Quilty, 17, is headed to the nation's capital in less than a month as both a tourist and delegate.


Promising approach: Prevent diabetes with intermittent fasting  Science Daily

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One Third Of People Admitted To Hospital Have 'Silent' Type 2 Diabetes  10 daily

John Pahos considers himself a fit and healthy 58-year-old.


7/23: Dealing with Diabetes  NRVN News

REGENESIS program meeting at Collins Chiropractic Clinic at 7 PM. All are welcome. Very powerful presentation about diabetes, causes and solutions.


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Diabetes program at Monroe Senior Center  CTPost

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GPs Reducing Diabetes Mortality with Empathy  Medscape

A UK study has found GPs' empathy can reduce the risk of early death for some of their type 2 diabetes patients.


4 Best Milk Options for Diabetes  Greatist

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There is no specific 'diabetes diet'; dietitian breaks down diabetic nutrition at public forum  St George News

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Black Diabetes Patients: CV Benefit of GLP-1s, SGLT2s Not Demonstrated  Diabetes In Control

Claims of improved cardiovascular outcomes from GLP-1 agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors not proven significant for black diabetes patients.


Type 2 diabetes: Low carb diet, without weight loss, may lower risk  Medical News Today

New research suggests that a diet low in carbs may reverse metabolic syndrome among people with obesity who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


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Food insecurity leading to type 2 diabetes  Medical Xpress

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Quarter of U.S. patients with Type 1 diabetes ration insulin, study finds  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Internationally, 18 percent of people with Type 1 diabetes reported rationing their medication at least once in the past year.


AI could be the key to catching Type 1 diabetes much earlier  Engadget

Will AI lead to a quicker diagnosis of diabetes, a condition often called the silent killer? IBM researchers are hoping so. They recently announced an AI-powere...


Blood test predicts stroke risk in patients with diabetes  Medical Xpress

Having diabetes is a risk factor for many other health conditions, including stroke.


Cause Celeb: Victor Garber testifies on diabetes research  The Washington Post

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Antidepressant Use Cuts Deaths by a Third in Those With Diabetes  Medscape

For patients with comorbid new-onset diabetes and subsequent major depression, use of drugs from most antidepressants classes resulted in a 35% lower ...


Scientists develop new way to predict who will get diabetes  WTMJ-TV

According to the American Diabetes Association, about 1.25 million Americans have type 1 diabetes. Identifying patients who are at risk for the disease could ...


After diabetes diagnosis, Minneapolis man sells water, urges people to stop drinking soda  KMSP-TV

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IMHO: Ohio man hits links to attack diabetes, honor father, help son  Valley News

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U of U researchers using genealogical data in search for diabetic kidney disease cure  KJZZ

Utah's wealth of family history information has become a useful tool to researchers at the University of Utah studying ways to combat diabetic kidney disease.


Type 2 diabetes: The East-Asian delicacy proven to lower blood sugar  Express

Type 2 diabetes causes the body to be irresponsive to insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use sugar from carbohydrates. This causes blood glucose ...


Guilford And Alamance Join To Combat Minority Diabetes  The Rhino TImes

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SGLT inhibitors present promising step for type 1 diabetes  Healio

Endocrine Today | SGLT inhibitors are a group of antihyperglycemic agents commonly used by patients with type 2 diabetes given their overall favorable ...


New Results from NIDDK-funded Research Add to Understanding of Diabetes in Youth | NIDDK  National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Results from three newly published NIDDK studies reveal findings about youth and diabetes.


9 Best Fruits for Someone with Diabetes  Greatist

Fruit is delicious, and you shouldn't avoid it if you have diabetes. Learn the best fruits to eat, the ones to avoid, the health benefits of fruit, and meal-planning tips.


New Insights into the Vagus Nerve Could Change the Way Diabetes is Treated  BioSpace

A team of researchers finally learned how the vagus nerve transmits its signals, which could have implications in revealing a new way to measure blood glucose ...


Rotavirus Vaccine May Help Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes  The New York Times

Children who completed a full course of rotavirus vaccine were at lower risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.


Type 2 Diabetes: 3 New Messages for PCPs From ADA 2019  Medscape

What three messages from the numerous clinical trials presented at this year's ADA meeting will change primary care?


Weaning Triggers Metabolic Shift That is Reversed in Diabetes  UCSF News Services

Examination of human tissue samples suggested that T2D may represent a reversion to a more infant-like metabolic state.


New Statement on 'Time in Range' Targets for CGM Use in Diabetes  Medscape

Guidelines address CGM goals for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, older/high-risk patients, and pregnant women with diabetes.


Type 1 diabetes app designer diagnosed wife with condition  BBC News

Lee Paxman-Clarke said he recognised wife Collette's symptoms while working on the new app.


Five-Year Outcomes of Gastric Bypass in Adolescents Superior to Adults  Diabetes In Control

Gastric bypass in adolescents shows greater benefits in diabetes and hypertension remission than the surgery does in adults, researchers find.


Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes May Affect Brain Development in Kids  Medscape

SAN FRANCISCO — Significant slowing of brain development, apparently linked to hyperglycemia, has been seen in children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at ...


Nutrition Therapy for Adults With Diabetes or Prediabetes  Medscape

Hi. Today I'm going to discuss the new guidelines for nutrition therapy for adults with diabetes or prediabetes. Although I'm going to discuss the findings in this ...


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