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  • Diabetes and Dawn Phenomenon
    Diabetes and Dawn Phenomenon
    Diabetes is a chronic, yet manageable medical condition. The goal is control of blood glucose ( blood sugar) levels so as to reduce the risk of complications. Although many factors can affect a glucose level ( diet, activity, stress, infection, to...
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    Potential new weight-loss approach: An alternative to gastric bypass surgery
    Researchers have developed an alternative therapy to gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of obesity. The research study shows that diverting bile flow to the final section of the small intestine has anti-obesity effects similar to gastric...
  • Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes
    Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes
    The discovery of insulin in 1921 was a major breakthrough for the diabetes. Many diabetics feel that giving themselves daily injections is a small price to pay for the life-saving regulation of their blood sugar. However, if they had their...
  • Your (genetic) love for coffee doesn’t increase risk of disease
    Your (genetic) love for coffee doesn’t increase risk of disease
    Good news, coffee drinkers! A new and innovative study by Danish researchers shows that coffee consumption neither increases or decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes.Research from the University of Copenhagen and...
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    Common chemicals may increase risk of hypertension and diabetes in children
    Chances are there are chemicals lurking within your home that may increase the risk of high blood pressure and diabetes among children and adolescents say scientists releasing this information July 8, 2015. What are these chemicals? They are two...
  • Learn how to manage Type 2 diabetes
    Learn how to manage Type 2 diabetes
    Learn how to manage and live with Type 2 diabetes.People who are living with Type 2 diabetes should: check and monitor glucose levels daily, eat low calorie foods, limit the number of carbohydrates consumed, keep track of daily caloric intake,...
  • Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores
    Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores
    Diabetes is often a costly chronic disease to manage. Medications and special dietary restrictions can cost a lot of money. Therefore, I really enjoy finding healthy bargains to share with colleagues as well as my community. I was recently given...
  • Preventing Type 1 diabetes with a pill
    Preventing Type 1 diabetes with a pill
    With diabetes (both Type 1 and Type 2) on the rise throughout the world, scientists are looking for new ways to not only control the disease, but to, perhaps, prevent it from taking hold in the first place. This is especially true for juvenile...
  • Energy drinks and sugary sodas linked lifetime diseases and over 184,000 deaths
    Energy drinks & sugary sodas linked to lifetime diseases & over 184,000 deaths
    Energy and sports drinks, sugary sodas, fruit drinks, sweetened iced tea as well as frescas or homemade sugary beverages are poor choices for quenching thirsts, hydration and health in general. Individuals that drink these types of beverages daily...
  • New insulin patch provides a painless way to control blood glucose levels
    Smart insulin patch could provide painless blood glucose control for diabetics
    Biomedical engineers and diabetes doctors from the University of the North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine and North Carolina State have developed an insulin patch that is capable of detecting increases in blood sugar levels and secreting...
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    The causes for tingling of the hands and feet
    Most of us have experienced a tingling sensation in our hands or feet at one time or another. Sometimes the causes is very simple and non threatening. For example if you sleep on your arm you can expect a tingling feeling that will soon go away....
  • Exercise can help diabetics control blood glucose levels and reduce body fat
    Exercise can reduce body fat and improve blood glucose levels in diabetics
    People with diabetes who exercise can control their blood glucose levels, and reduce their body fat, and waist size, say cardiologists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The research was announced on June 17, 2015, and was...
  • Diabetes
    The cost of insulin on the rise.
    Prevalence: In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes.Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes.Undiagnosed: Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed, and 8.1 million were...
  • Statins may impair memory
    Statins may impair memory
    Statins are effective at lowering cholesterol levels, but like all medicines, they are associated with side-effects. Information is accumulating that one of those side-effects is memory impairment. A new study has added further evidence of this...
  • Diabetes vaccine: FDA approves mid-stage trial in cases of advanced diabetes
    Diabetes vaccine: FDA approves mid-stage trial in cases of advanced diabetes
    According to Fox News on Monday, a diabetes vaccine has been approved by the FDA for a mid-stage trial. The vaccine that is used to prevent tuberculosis may also be what diabetes researchers are hoping for in order to reverse type 1 diabetes. The...
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