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  • Diabetes Test
    Future dental visits could include diabetes screening using oral blood
    A recently released study from New York University shows that a test for diabetes performed on blood excreted from your gums (gingival tissues) is a reliable source for showing if a patient is at risk for or has diabetes.The reason for doing this...
  • Bucknell University
    College scholarships for high school students living with diabetes
    High school students living with diabetes face a unique set of challenges when it comes to applying to college. And organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and the College Diabetes Network (CDN) work...
  • People with the symptoms of mental illness often do not get exercise and diet advice from doctors
    Mentally ill patients less likely to receive exercise or diet advice
    Patients with mental illness are at an increased risk of diseases such as diabetes, but they are less likely to receive advice from their doctors regarding exercise or their dietary intake, says a study by theUniversity of Illinois. The research...
  • Domino sugar
    No such thing as carbon-free sugar
    Domino Sugar announced their sugar as a carbon-free product. It marked the marketing deception of the millennium along with exceptionally false advertising. It’s a lie to say sugar is carbon-free for marketing purposes. It’s simply not...
  • Diabetes Prevention: Knowledge is Power in 2015
    Diabetes Prevention: Knowledge is Power in 2015
    Diabetes currently affects 29.1 million Americans over the age of 20, and an estimated 86 million Americans are pre-diabetic. These statistics were released in 2014; the numbers are most likely higher at this time, with a large percentage of...
  • True Results Glucose Meter
    Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Recipe- For Diabetics
    Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore RecipeEnjoy this chicken on its own or serve over cooked whole-grain pasta. Adapted from Denise Hollebeke, Penhold, Alberta, CanadaServes 6Prep Time: 20 min.Cook Time: 4 hrs.• 1⁄3 cup all-purpose flour...
  • smart insulin
    Smart insulin: Experimental drug
    A trial "savvy insulin" that works for 14 hours has indicated guarantee in mice and could be tried in individuals with type 1 diabetes in two years, specialists said Monday. The item, known as Ins-PBA-F and created by natural chemists at...
  • Benefits of drinking green tea if you are a diabetic
    Benefits of drinking green tea if you are a diabetic
    Tea is a very popular drink and it has many health benefits related to diabetes, according to reports. People with diabetes have problems metabolizing sugar, according to Suzanne Steinbaum, a cardiologist and director of women’s heart health...
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    Afrezza provides inhalable insulin to diabetes sufferers
    Are you one of the millions of Americans who's been diagnosed with some form of diabetes? The CDC says there's nearly ten million of you out there. By any chance are you also terrified of needles? Doctor types call that trypanophobia, and...
  • Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction
    Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction - Most Neglected Complications!
    Until just recently, erectile dysfunction was one of the most neglected of complications. However, times have changed, and so have many medical opinions to overall. With all of the misconceptions surrounding erectile dysfunction. There was a time...
  • Diabetes update: A growing epidemic
    Diabetes update: A growing epidemic
    Diabetes (also known as Diabetes Mellitus) is a chronic disease state, in which the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or the body does not effectively utilize the insulin being produced. The result of such events is that an increased...
  • An herbal remedy for Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Dry Mouth and Nausea and more
    Prickly Pear Cactus: The lifeblood to longevity
    The Prickly Pear Cactus is often used to relieve the symptoms of overindulgence in alcohol, including dry mouth and nausea. The herb is also thought to lower fats and cholesterol in the blood, and is becoming increasingly popular as a means to...
  • Diabetics can test blood sugar level by wearing a temporary tattoo
    Diabetics can test blood sugar level by wearing a temporary tattoo
    According to a report on Jan. 27, more than 8 percent of the earth’s adult population has diabetes. This means that close to 390 million need to check their glucose levels on a regular basis. Most people check their glucose levels twice a...
  • Mobile medical apps approved for continuous glucose monitoring
    Mobile medical apps approved for continuous glucose monitoring
    The FDA has decided to allow marketing of the first set of mobile medical apps that enable diabetic patients to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with other people in real-time using an Apple mobile...
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    Eating for a cause: 10th annual CityFeast to benefit diabetes research
    I’m looking forward to attending another CityFeast, the 10th annual fundraiser to benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. I and my eating buddy are returning to Terramia, a sweet little swanky North End restaurant, to feast...