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THR holding summer camp for diabetes prevention

THR holding summer camp for diabetes prevention THR has partnered with the Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and Glen Lake Camp to host a summer camp aimed at teaching lifelong skills to children to help prevent diabetes. The camp is $ 25 per child and will be held Sept. 13-14 … Full […]

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Hawaii's high rate of diabetes spurs 16-year study

Hawaii's high rate of diabetes spurs 16-year study “We decided early on that there are many different interventions that could prevent diabetes,” said school professor Dr. Richard Arakaki, “and certainly lifestyle, where we have people increase their physical activity and decrease their weight, is … Full News here – Read more on KHON2

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Coeur d'Alene boy raises thousands for Type 1 Diabetes foundation

Coeur d'Alene boy raises thousands for Type 1 Diabetes foundation An young boy from Coeur d'Alene has a disease some might think of as limiting, but 11-year-old Carson Magee is refusing to let Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) hold him back. Since he was diagnosed four years ago, Carson has helped raise thousands for the … Full […]

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Should all pregnant women with diabetes take fish oil?

Should all pregnant women with diabetes take fish oil? All women with diabetes should take fish oil pills during pregnancy, say British scientists investigating the link between blood sugar problems and low levels of two important fatty acids. The experts believe supplementation will reduce the risk of … Full News here – Read more on […]

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DBTVIDA Diabetes gestacional: – Medical Informer Video

La diabetes gestacional es el aumento de los niveles de glucosa en sangre durante el embarazo. La diabetes gestacional es una complicación muy frecuente de l… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Blacks with depression and diabetes receive inadequate mental health treatment

Blacks with depression and diabetes receive inadequate mental health treatment A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment. Those who do seek treatment for … Full News here – Read more […]

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Cost-conscious payers are eyeing higher prices on diabetes drugs

Cost-conscious payers are eyeing higher prices on diabetes drugs A time-honored technique for boosting drug sales is simple: Raise prices. Lately, plenty of drugmakers pressed by patent-cliff losses have done just that. But some notable price hikes on diabetes drugs may be backfiring with payers. With diabetes costs … Full News here – Read more […]

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Pumps vs Injections: An Excerpt From “Raising Teens with Diabetes

Pumps vs Injections: An Excerpt From “Raising Teens with Diabetes” Parents of teens with diabetes have to make an endless amount of decisions with their teen about how to care for their diabetes, but there's some good news too. By this time your teen should be taking on a lot of the responsibility for their […]

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Diabetes Treatment May Slow Alzheimer's

Diabetes Treatment May Slow Alzheimer's Every 70 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer's disease. Experts say it's the most common form of dementia, accounting for 50 to 80 percent of cases. There's no cure, but researchers are working on a different kind of treatment to at least … Full News here – Read more […]

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New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence

New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence The risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes rises with adherence to statin therapy, providing further confirmation of the previously reported link. However, the benefits of statins still "clearly" outweigh the risks, according to a large new population-based … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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Mental-Health Risks of Diabetes Underrecognized

Mental-Health Risks of Diabetes Underrecognized Among the wide-ranging comorbidities associated with diabetes, mental-health issues are probably among the most overlooked, despite their potential to compromise self-management and increase the risk for serious complications, according to a new … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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You may have diabetes and not know it

You may have diabetes and not know it About seven million people in the United States are unaware they have a serious, incurable disease – diabetes. Individuals with diabetes have high blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, either because their body does not produce enough insulin or … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Gastric bypass for diabetes type II patients

Gastric bypass for diabetes type II patients CLEVELAND, O.H. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Nearly 90 percent of people with type-two diabetes are obese and as more Americans gain weight, more will likely face a diabetes diagnosis. In fact, the American Diabetes Association predicts that one in three … Full News here – Read more on KLAS-TV

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CMN hero with diabetes wants to be a doc to help others

CMN hero with diabetes wants to be a doc to help others Caitlyn endured a difficult birth, with the doctor having to break her right arm to deliver her, and her right hip was so badly dislocated that surgery was needed to repair it. The daughter of Peter and Sondra Gruenwald of Altoona, Wis., also […]

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Diabetes increased polytrauma complications risk, including death

Diabetes increased polytrauma complications risk, including death Patients with diabetes have greater risk for complications, including mortality, after polytrauma than those without previous comorbidities, according to findings published in BMC Medicine. Early identification and targeted monitoring of the subgroup … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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