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  • FDA approves Eylea to combat leading cause of blindess in diabetic adults
    FDA approves Eylea to combat leading cause of blindess in diabetic adults
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use for Eylea (aflibercept) injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common diabetic eye disease and is a...
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    Advanced stage breast cancer is more likely in women with diabetes
    There has been news of an added concern for women suffering from diabetes which is the finding of an association with an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer. Women's College Hospital reported on March 24,...
  • Diabetics and Proper Foot Health
    Diabetics and Proper Foot Health: What Nail Techs & Pedicurist should know
    Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects millions of people and in the Pedicure industry it matters how these particular clients are cared for.Diabetics are more prone and susceptible to infections and blood-borne diseases and with that said, as...
  • I lost 100 pounds and lost obesity, inflammation, hypertension, diabetes, LDL
    I lost 100 pounds and lost obesity, inflammation, hypertension, diabetes, LDL
    Seems that every day, new research shows how obesity connects to other diseases. Obesity is overtaking all other lifestyle diseases, and some non-lifestyle ones, as the leading killer. Asthma, hypertension, high LDL cholesterol, diabetes,...
  • 3 Foods to Lower Your Blood Sugar
    3 Foods to Lower Your Blood Sugar
    Seemingly innocent, high blood sugar is no laughing matter. There are so many different health problems that go along with high blood sugar it’s remarkable our bodies don’t crumble from the effects of too much sugar in the diet. It...
  • Diabetes: Symptoms and Risk Factors review
    Diabetes: Symptoms and Risk Factors review
    Approximately 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 86 million additional Americans have pre-diabetes. A high percentage of prediabetic persons do not know they have pre-diabetes; thus, are not actively seeking medical care to...
  • Psychedelic drug found that regenerates pancreatic beta cells
    Psychedelic drug found that regenerates pancreatic beta cells
    Diabetes is caused by the loss of beta cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. Dr. Andrew Stewart, Director of the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine, and colleagues have found that harmine and related...
  • 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...
  • 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...