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  • 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...
  • Feet Health Risk
    Flip Flops -health risk to your feet
    Now that the warm weather is here to stay for a while, we are wearing less clothing. Shorter shorts, lighter dresses and flip flops with everything. As comfortable as they are flip flops are bad for your feet. A recent article in Cosmopolitan...
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    A fast heart rate is associated with increased risk for diabetes
    Diabetes is a serious health problem which should be treated aggressively in order to lessen the chances of serious complications. Penn State News reported on May 22, 2015, researchers have observed that a faster heart rate is linked to an...
  • Lower your blood sugar ahead of time to prevent the use of medications
    Lower your blood sugar ahead of time to prevent the use of medications
    Anyone can make a difference in your blood glucose levels by controlling the choices you make. Balance, physical activity and monitoring are ways to begin the process. When your blood glucose levels are level or normal it will help you feel better...
  • Ruby's Diner dog party on Wednesday, 27 May 2015
    Dog social and fundraiser Wednesday at Ruby's Diner in Irvine
    Do you love hamburgers and really thick, old-fashioned milk shakes? Do you love dogs? Then head on over to Ruby's Diner on Wednesday. If you use the flyer on Wednesday--even at lunchtime, 20 percent of the non-alcoholic sales will go to...
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    One Touch Diabetes: BC III: Diabetes Testing
    IntroductionModern life is plagued by symptomatic disorders, diabetes, is chief among them. For many centuries, it wasn’t even recognised as a disease. It was called the sugar sickness, and was treated in ways that ranged from the...
  • Diabetes Pet Manager
    Diabetes Pet Manager launches on iPhone application
    Sometimes one feels helpless when there is a sick pet. The pet can't tell you what is wrong and you can't explain to the pet what you need to do to help. Sometimes a little outside help does a lot to assist in the management of an illness....
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    Ketoacidosis: diabetes, alcohol, prescribed medicine and more.
    In 2014, the national diabetes fact sheet mentioned that 29, 1 million people have diabetes in the U.S. In 2010, it was the seventh leading cause of death. However, diabetes may be underreported as a cause of death. In 2012, the estimated diabetes...
  • Learn about type 2 diabetes
    Learn about Type 2 diabetes
    Learn about Type 2 diabetes.According to Dr. Cindy Haines from Health Day TV, "Patients with Type 2 diabetes often accumulate dangerous fat deposits around their vital organs, diet modification and medication are prescribed to try to control...
  • Best Selling Author Brenda Novak's diabetes research fundraiser begins May 1st
    Best Selling Author Brenda Novak's annual diabetes research fundraiser has begun
    May has arrived heralding the start of New York Times and USA Today's Bestselling author, Brenda Novak's 2015 fundraiser for the Cure of Diabetes!For ten years, Brenda Novak has held an online auction during the month of May to raise money...
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