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Dec 11, 2014
Type 2 diabetes risk starts in pregnancy:
The risk of developing type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease is affected by exposures in the uterus.

Sep 02, 2014
Daily Breakfast is Associated with a Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk Profile in Children:
Regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.

Aug 18, 2014
Work-Related Stress is a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes:
Workplace stress can have a range of adverse effects on health, including a 45% increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Jul 17, 2014
Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice, without side effects:
In mice with diet-induced diabetes - the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans - a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days. The discovery by Salk scientists, published today in the journal Nature, could lead to a new generation of safer, more effective diabetes drugs.

Jun 12, 2014
Pre-Diabetes Label 'Unhelpful and Unnecessary':
Labelling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota.

diabetes May 15, 2014
Two large meals better than 6 small meals for controlling weight and blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes:
Research published in Diabetologia suggests that two large meals, rather than six small meals with the same total calories, are better for controlling weight and blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes.

hologram Apr 11, 2014
Diabetes Diagnosis by 'Smart' Holograms:
Responsive holograms that change colour in the presence of certain compounds are being developed into portable medical tests and devices that could be used to monitor conditions such as diabetes.

heart Feb 13, 2014
Potential for Prevention and Treatment of Heart Failure in Diabetics:
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered one of the pathogenic components of diabetes in the heart.

fruit fly Nov 12, 2013
Fruit flies make good stand-ins for humans in diabetes treatment tests:
Fruit flies respond to insulin at the cellular level much like humans do, making these common, easily bred insects good subjects for laboratory experiments in new treatments for diabetes.

hospital Sep 05, 2013
Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits with Diabetes:
If you suffer from uncontrolled diabetes and diabetic complications that prevent you from maintaining gainful employment, despite following your doctor’s prescribed therapies, you may be able to qualify for disability benefits.


Aug 08, 2013
Controlled insulin delivery via injectable 'smart sponge':
Researchers have developed a drug delivery technique for diabetes treatment in which a sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core. The sponge expands and contracts in response to blood sugar levels to release insulin as needed.

Jul 11, 2013
Timing of First Exposure To Solid Food Appears Associated With Development Of Type 1 Diabetes:
Both an early and late first exposure to solid food for infants appears to be associated with the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics.

Jun 11, 2013
Scientist Working To Break Vicious Cycle Causing Vision Loss In Diabetes:
New research may improve the health of people with diabetes and protect their sight.

May 09, 2013
Air Pollution Increases Risk Of Insulin Resistance In Children:
New research shows that growing up in areas where air pollution is increased raises the risk of insulin resistance in children.

Apr 09, 2013
New Study Finds 1 In 4 Think Their Families Resent Them For Having Diabetes:
The national survey, which included type 1 and 2 diabetics, was specifically designed to collect information about how people with diabetes perceive the sentiments and attitudes of their family towards them.

Mar 12, 2013
Discovery Of Novel Mechanism Regulating Replication Of Insulin-Producing Beta Cells For Diabetes Treatment:
Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism that regulates the replication of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.

Feb 12, 2013
Big Improvement Seen In Diabetes Control Over Past Decades:
More people are meeting recommended goals in the three key markers of diabetes control, according to a study.

Jan 08, 2013
Study Questions Notion That Bodies That Are Pear-Shaped Are Healthier Than Apple-Shaped:
New research provides further evidence that the protective benefits of having a pear-body shape may be more myth than reality.

Dec 11, 2012
The Neurology Of Insulin Secretion:
The autonomic nervous system, which is the part of the nervous system beyond conscious control, plays an important role in the release of insulin from beta cells in the endocrine part of the pancreas

Sep 13, 2012
A Steady Job Is Good For Diabetic Health:
If you're diabetic or prone to diabetes, having a steady job appears to be good for your health, and not just because of the insurance coverage

Aug 16, 2012
Pinprick Testing In Diabetes Could Be A Thing Of The Past:
Researchers have created a new type of biosensor that can detect minute concentrations of glucose in saliva, tears and urine

Jul 12, 2012
China Has Child Diabetes Levels Higher Than The US:
Chinese teenagers have a rate of diabetes nearly four times greater than their counterparts in the United States

Jun 14, 2012
Honey Bees Shed Light on Human Sweet Perception:
Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that honey bees may teach us about basic connections between taste perception and metabolic disorders in humans

May 10, 2012
New Guidelines for Care of Diabetic Foot Infections:
Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives

Apr 12, 2012
Eating Low Glycemic Index Foods At Breakfast Can Control Blood Sugar Throughout The Day:
Eating foods at breakfast that have a low glycemic index may help prevent a spike in blood sugar throughout the morning and after the next meal of the day.

Mar 10, 2012
Enabling Women To Spend Less Time Sitting Could Reduce Diabetes Risk:
A new study has found that women who stay seated for long periods of time every day are more prone to developing type 2 diabetes, but that a similar link wasn't found in men.

Mar 08, 2012
Enzyme In Saliva Helps Regulate Blood Glucose:
Blood glucose levels following starch ingestion are influenced by genetically-determined differences in salivary amylase, an enzyme that breaks down dietary starches.

Jan 10, 2012
Patients Have Time To Learn Lifestyle Changes Following Diagnosis Of Type 2 Diabetes Before Drugs Become Necessary:
"Most patients would prefer to control their blood pressure through diet and exercise rather than with medications"

Sep 21, 2011
A Healthy School Year for Children with Diabetes:
Children with diabetes face more challenges entering a new school year than their peers. Use the following tips to help your kids start the new school year with confidence while protecting their health.

Jul 31, 2011
Traveling with Diabetes:
Traveling can be stressful for anyone, but those with diabetes have to deal with a variety of additional hassles and potential health hazards. Here are some preparations you can make to help your vacation go smoothly.

Jun 27, 2011
Cholesterol Drugs May Raise Risk Of Diabetes A Little:
There's some evidence that taking cholesterol-lowering drugs can raise the risk for diabetes.

Jun 20, 2011
Actos and Bladder Cancer:
FDA announces that the use of Actos for more than a year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer.

Jun 13, 2011
New Book Explores the Functional Use of Insulin:
New book is a guide that will help people with diabetes cope better and live an almost normal life

May 17, 2011
Tale Of Two Mice Pinpoints Major Factor For Insulin Resistance:
Researchers have identified an enzyme as an important molecular modifier for development of insulin resistance, diabetes, and fatty liver.

Mar 22, 2011
Are You or Someone You Love at Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes?:
The American Diabetes Association holds their 23rd annual Alert Day today aimed at persuading the public to find out if they are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Feb 22, 2011
Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes:
A quarter of Americans get no exercise during their leisure time, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Less than twenty percent get the recommended amount of exercise. These numbers are dismal, given that exercise is vital to maintaining health, especially for individuals with diabetes.

Dec 30, 2010
How to Develop a Healthy Diet:
Every year, losing weight and getting into shape are two of the top ten most popular New Year’s resolutions.

Nov 22, 2010
Have a Healthy Thanksgiving!:
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the season of overeating, sweets, and sedentary lifestyle. This year, get the holiday season off to a healthy start with these tips.

Oct 28, 2010
Life-Saving Pets: Dogs and Diabetes:
65% of dog owners with type 1 diabetes have been alerted by their dogs of at least one hypoglycemic episode. Service dogs are being trained to help their owners manage diabetes.

Sep 14, 2010
Top Five Apps for Diabetic Care:
Whether you are looking to simplify your life, learn more about diabetes, or keep up with the latest news, there’s an app that can help you. Here’s a look at the best apps for diabetic care.

Jul 12, 2010
Researchers Discover Sweet Way to Detect Prediabetes:
Discovery could lead to a simple, routine test for detecting the subtle onset of the Diabetes 2 in time to reverse its course.

Jul 01, 2010
A One-Two Punch: Embryonic Cell and Adult Pig Islet Transplants Cure Diabetes in Rats:
In a step toward curing diabetes in humans, scientists have alleviated the disease in rats using transplants from both embryonic and adult pigs.

Jun 18, 2010
Diabetes Isn't Caused by a Sweet Tooth but Nearly Half of People Believe It Is:
Nearly half of people still think eating too much sugar causes diabetes and a quarter of people object to people with diabetes injecting insulin in public

May 20, 2010
Stem Cells in Diabetes:
Currently, Type 1 diabetics are dependent on daily infusions of insulin. Could stem cell transplants provide an alternative?

May 17, 2010
Treatment of Gum Disease May Lower Blood Sugar Levels in Type 2 Diabetes:
Study suggests that treating serious gum disease in diabetics could mitigate risks

Apr 23, 2010
Facing Extreme Challenges:
From scaling peaks to battling discrimination, Tim Duffy does it all with diabetes

Apr 13, 2010
A new strategy normalizes blood sugars in diabetes:
Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have identified a new strategy for treating type 2 diabetes, identifying a cellular pathway that fails when people become obese. By activating this pathway artificially, they were able to normalize blood glucose levels in severely obese and diabetic mice.

Apr 09, 2010
Researchers Use Novel Nanoparticle Vaccine to Cure Type 1 Diabetes in Mice:
Using a sophisticated nanotechnology-based "vaccine," researchers were able to successfully cure mice with type 1 diabetes and slow the onset of the disease in mice at risk for the disease. The study provides new and important insights into understanding how to stop the immune attack that causes type 1 diabetes.

Mar 30, 2010
Screening for Diabetes Highly Cost Effective:
A study commissioned by the American Diabetes Associate confirms that not only does routine screening for type 2 diabetes help prevent or delay illness, it is also highly cost effective.

Mar 10, 2010
New Study Says Discussing Weight Loss Encourages Weight Loss:
Overweight patients with type 2 who have frequent, weight-specific conversations with their doctor are more likely to engage in healthy weight loss routines.

Mar 08, 2010
FDA Calls for Solutions to Insulin Pump Problems:
In light of recent problems with insulin pumps, the FDA is calling for expert advice on how to minimize patients' risk from device malfunctions.

Feb 25, 2010
LifeScan Diabetes: Urgent Product Recall:
If you use the OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, have patients who use them or distribute the OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, please take note of the following information.

Feb 22, 2010
Is Diabetes Drug Avandia Safe? Senate Reports Claim It's A Killer:
Popular Type 2 diabetes drug Avandia is being investigated by the FDA as a possible cause of thousands of heart attacks. Read more about the senate's allegations and the drug company's rebuttal.

Feb 08, 2010
Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise for Young Diabetics:
A study funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, shows the success of a closed-loop artificial pancreas system in maintaining blood glucose levels in target range in children and young adults. This is just one advance on the long road toward a cure for type I diabetes.

Jan 14, 2010
Good News for Type 1 Patients: Artificial Pancreas Project Moves Forward:
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation joins forces with Animas to move ahead with automated system for diabetes management.

Jan 05, 2010
Quitting Smoking Temporarily Increases Likelihood of Type 2 Diabetes:
Since weight gain is often a byproduct of a new life without cigarettes, those trying to quit or those who have recently quit are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those still smoking or those who do not smoke, according to the Jan. 5 edition of Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dec 30, 2009
American Diabetes Association Calls for Inclusion of A1C Test in Type 2 Diagnosis:
The American Diabetes Association’s new Clinical Practice Recommendations being published as a supplement to the January issue of Diabetes Care call for the addition of the A1C test as a means of diagnosing diabetes and identifying pre-diabetes. The test has been recommended for years as a measure of how well people are doing to keep their blood glucose levels under control.

Dec 24, 2009
Good News for Coffee Drinkers:
The attitude toward coffee and its effects on health have been debated since its introduction into mainstream society. Recent research has shown however, that coffee may have significant health benefits.

Dec 04, 2009
Transcendental Meditation - A New Way to Manage Diabetes?:
Supporters of transcendental meditation (TM) say the relaxation technique could help diabetes patients by reducing insulin resistance and lowering stress levels.

Dec 03, 2009
Health Insurance Reform May Help Diabetes Treatment:
One in six people with diabetes have avoided or delayed necessary medical care because of high costs, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said in a report this week.

Nov 24, 2009
Tips on having a Diabetic-Friendly Thanksgiving:
Thanksgiving is one of the hardest holidays for people with diabetes, because the entirety of the holiday revolves around food.

Nov 04, 2009
International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Releases New Guidelines on Diabetes Management Worldwide:
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has recently announced the release of several new diabetes guidelines including those addressing pregnancy, self-monitoring blood glucose and oral health at its 20th World Diabetes Congress in Montreal. The work of the IDF Task Force on Clinical Guidelines, these new guidelines have been set forth in light of recent data showcasing the epidemic of diabetes worldwide.

Oct 29, 2009
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Accusure Insulin Syringes:
Huntsville AL-Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide recall of all Accusure® Insulin Syringes.

Oct 22, 2009
New IDF Study Reveals Diabetics in Developing Countries Pay More for Diabetes Care and Have Poorer Health:
Type 2 diabetes is often seen as a condition affecting older, unproductive adults in wealthy countries. However, the reality is that 70% of people with diabetes now live in low and middle-income countries and the economic impact of diabetes is much greater in poorer countries. Yet the majority of the spending, 90% of all medical expenditures for diabetes care, is made in the United States, Canada, the countries of Western Europe, and other wealthy countries. This is the conclusion of the most comprehensive investigation of the economic impact of diabetes ever to be conducted in low and-middle-income countries.

Oct 20, 2009
Latest Diabetes Figures Paint Grim Global Picture:
International Diabetes Federation says epidemic out of control

Oct 15, 2009
Healthy Neighborhoods Lowers Risk of Type II Diabetes:
A new study has found that people living in healthy neighborhoods are less likely to develop type-II diabetes than those living in less healthy places.

Oct 13, 2009
Preparing for H1N1 - Special Tips for People With Diabetes:
The H1N1 pandemic is a growing concern among everyone, but people with diabetes should take extra precautions. Influenza can make blood glucose management trickier than normal, leaving diabetes patients vulnerable to dangerous complications. Here are some tips for handling the flu season.

Sep 28, 2009
FDA Finds Link Between Pancreatitis and Two Diabetes Drugs:
FDA is revising the prescribing information for Januvia (sitagliptin) and Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin) to include information on reported cases of acute pancreatitis in patients using these products.

Sep 21, 2009
Protein is Not "Free" (Part Two): How to Tier Insulin for Balanced Dosing:
A complete meal consists of not just simple carbohydrates that digest at the rate the rapid-acting insulin manufacturer’s project. It consists of several ounces of protein, a starch, vegetables and likely some amount of fat.

Sep 17, 2009
Lexicon Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LX4211 in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes:
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has initiated a Phase 2 clinical trial of the drug candidate LX4211, an orally-delivered, small molecule drug candidate that inhibits the sodium glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Aug 26, 2009
Protein is Not "Free" (Part One):
Carbohydrate counting, otherwise known as “carb counting,” is the technique by which insulin-dependent diabetics determine their insulin requirements for meals. However, patients often find that not all carbs are equal and that protein is not “free.”

Aug 17, 2009
FDA Warns About Some Glucose Monitoring Technology when Used with Other Medical Therapies:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today advised health care practitioners and patients against using certain glucose monitoring technology that employs a specific test strip when the patients are also receiving therapeutic products containing non-glucose sugars.

Jul 28, 2009
Eating Disorders & Insulin-Skipping Can Threaten Your Life:
The sudden deaths of several young diabetics, who had deliberately deprived themselves of insulin as an “easy” way to lose weight, is a serious wake-up call for those who don’t grasp the dangers of ignoring your diabetes medication.

Jul 16, 2009
Medtronic Issues Recall of Specific Lots of Paradigm Quick-Set Infusion Sets :
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) said today that it has initiated a recall of specific lots of Quick-set® infusion sets that are used with MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps. An infusion set is a thin plastic tube used to deliver insulin from an insulin pump to a diabetes patient, and is typically replaced by the patient every three days.

Jul 09, 2009
IDF Statement on Studies Suggesting Possible Insulin Glargine Cancer Link:
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) today called for urgent assessment and responses from regulatory authorities into a possible link between the use of insulin glargine (an insulin analogue) and increased risk of cancer based on findings published on 26 June, 2009 in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

Jul 01, 2009
FDA Issues Public Health Advisory Regarding Levemir Insulin :
Stolen vials of the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk Inc. have reappeared and are being sold in the U.S. market. These stolen insulin vials may not have been stored and handled properly and may be dangerous for patients to use.

Jun 22, 2009
Taming Blood Sugar while in the Hospital:
A frequent conversation among severely insulin-dependent diabetics concerns blood sugar guidelines while being hospitalized. Patients with diabetes in emergency waiting rooms or surgical/out-patient procedures may not get appropriate blood sugar management from the medical staff.

Jun 01, 2009
Reversing Hypoglycemia Unawareness:
According to Sheri R. Colbert PhD, author of the Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook, approximately 20 percent of long term insulin-dependent diabetics exhibit hypoglycemia unawareness. Essentially, hypoglycemia unawareness is the inability to recognize low blood sugar. The American Diabetes Association defines low blood sugar as levels <70 mg/dL.

May 06, 2009
What to Expect When You Are Expecting – Diabetes Edition:
Even though most women with diabetes have healthy pregnancies and ultimately healthy babies, women with diabetes are at higher risk for miscarriage, stillbirth and babies with birth defects...

May 01, 2009
Swine Flu and Diabetes - What You Need to Know:
The number of Americans infected with swine flu continues to grow and a Texas infant who contracted the flu has died...

Apr 29, 2009
Survey Reveals Americans Fear Diabetes Diagnosis but do Little to Prevent It:
The ADA reports diabetes is growing at an alarming rate along with diabetes awareness; but why isn't anything being done to prevent it?

Apr 23, 2009
Staying Covered: Health Insurance Now and Later:
Of all the stresses that accompany diabetes, ensuring you have adequate health insurance coverage is at the very top of the list...

Apr 14, 2009
Between the Sheets – Diabetes and Sexual Health:
Diabetes can have an impact on most parts of day-to-day living including sexual desire and performance. People experiencing problems with sexual function may suffer from depression; have less fulfilling personal relationships and overall poorer health...

Apr 01, 2009
Study Examines Treatments for Diabetic Foot Ulcers:
Almost a million people in the United States suffer from ulcers on their feet as a result of diabetes and about six percent of these patients will end up needing to be admitted to the hospital...

Mar 31, 2009
The 2009 Boston Diabetes EXPO Recap:
The Diabetes1.org team recently took part in the annual American Diabetes Association Diabetes EXPO in Boston and had the chance to see the latest in diabetes care as well as meet many new and interesting people.

Mar 23, 2009
Retiring with Diabetes: Are You Ready?:
While more advanced technology means longer life spans, for progressive diseases like diabetes these long years could also entail enormous medical expenses...

Mar 15, 2009
A Closer Look at Night Glucose Testing:
Insulin-dependent diabetics frequently ask if they should wake up in the middle of the night to test their blood sugar...

Mar 11, 2009
Join Diabetes1.org at the 2009 Boston Diabetes EXPO:
The Boston Diabetes EXPO, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is an event for people living with diabetes, their friends and family, diabetes educators and other medical professionals...

Feb 18, 2009
Using the Web to Manage Diabetes:
You use the Internet to shop, book a vacation and pay your bills – why not to manage your diabetes?

Feb 08, 2009
Taking Heart: How to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease:
Of all the major long-term complications having diabetes poses, cardiovascular disease is both the most serious and the most common...

Jan 25, 2009
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Techniques for Disease Management:
While most experts agree that more research into complementary and alternative medicine is necessary, many people with diabetes are turning to healing methods and techniques that work in conjunction with or instead of conventional medicine

Jan 14, 2009
Expanding Your Circle of Care: Who You Need to Feel Your Best:
While your relationship with your primary care physician or endocrinologist is important to get this process started, there are plenty of other specialists and resources you can utilize to feel your best and prevent further complications...

Dec 22, 2008
Diabetic Debt: Savvy Strategies for Saving Money:
There are simple steps you can take to manage your diabetes without destroying your budget..

Dec 11, 2008
Self-Care, Self-Reliance and Diabetes:
Diabetes is considered by some as a disease of self-management. In fact, according to David Spero, author of “Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis,” 90% of diabetes care is self-care. Further, he says, diabetes is a disease very dependent on self-management. Physical movement, healthy eating, blood sugar monitoring and, in the case of insulin dependence, insulin adjustment are paramount in successful control of diabetes.

Nov 26, 2008
Easy Tips for Healthy and Happy Holiday Eating:
For many people living with diabetes, the holiday season and its emphasis on rich foods and treats can be somewhat overwhelming...

Nov 10, 2008
Living Well with Type 1 Diabetes: An Interview with Monique Hanley from Team Type 1:
When she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 19, it stopped what Monique Hanley envisioned would be a successful basketball career. The stresses of dealing with the condition, combined with living away from her Australian home for college led her to hang up her sneakers within three years. Determined to stay in shape. . .

Nov 06, 2008
Understanding Hypothyroidism:
Hypothyroidism is the underproduction of thyroid hormone by the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located in the front of the neck. This can occur from pathologies at three different levels. Primary hypothyroidism involves a disorder of the thyroid gland itself, which is often a result of an autoimmune disorder. Secondary hypothyroidism involves a failure of the pituitary gland to produce thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), which acts on the thyroid gland to make thyroid hormone. Tertiary hypothyroidism occurs as a result of a deficiency in thyrotropin-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus. This hormone stimulates the production of TSH in the pituitary which then stimulates secretion of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland.

Oct 30, 2008
Facing the Challenge of Dawn Phenomenon:
Dawn phenomenon is the term used to describe an abnormal early-morning increase in blood sugar normally between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. It is most pronounced in type 1 diabetics, whose insulin must be injected entirely on a manual basis or with an insulin pump.

Oct 23, 2008
Understanding Low Blood Sugar:
By following these techniques, you should be able to reduce and treat low blood sugar events easily and maintain tight control of your glucose levels.

Oct 15, 2008
Keeping a Diabetes Log - How to and Benefits:
One of the most effective methods of managing diabetes is by keeping a daily “diary” of blood sugar levels, food intake, insulin or medication, exercise, etc.

Oct 09, 2008
Growing Old and Staying Healthy with Diabetes:
For many Americans, aging means joining the more than 20 million patients who have already developed diabetes...

Oct 02, 2008
Weighing Food - The Importance of Accuracy:
Thirty years ago when a type 1 was first diagnosed they were taught to weigh and measure food in accordance with the meal exchange program. It was very important since there were no glucose monitors to get an immediate, accurate blood sugar measurement and no rapid acting insulin...

Sep 25, 2008
Why Adult Diabetics Fear Vision Loss - And What You Can Do:
In a recent study, 41 percent of people with diabetes in the United States cited vision loss as their biggest fear...

Sep 17, 2008
Reducing Risk of Long-Term Complications through Exercise:
Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, regular exercise is crucial in terms of reducing the risk of serious long-term complications and improving overall health and quality of life...

Sep 11, 2008
The Cost of Diabetes Healthcare: Crunching the Numbers:
The American Diabetes Association reports that in the United States, 1 out of every 10 health care dollars is spent on diabetes...

Aug 26, 2008
Diabetes and Depression: When Should You Talk To Your Doctor?:
Having a bad day or experiencing moments of frustration are completely normal. After all, managing diabetes can be extremely stressful. But if your feelings of sadness or despair remain unabated for two weeks or more, it could be a sign of depression...

Aug 11, 2008
Children and Diabetes: Figuring Out Financing:
Between testing supplies and medications, doctor appointments and medical emergencies, having diabetes is expensive. If you have a child with diabetes, you face many challenges...

Aug 04, 2008
Link Discovered between Diabetes and Hearing Loss:
Add another medical problem to the long list attributed to diabetes: hearing loss. A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health indicates that hearing loss is about twice as common...

Jul 23, 2008
Quick Tips for Healthy Travel with Diabetes:
For many people, the excitement of traveling outweighs the stress that sometimes goes along with it...

Jul 02, 2008
Scott Dunton: Living with Diabetes - In and Out of the Water:
The most important thing about being diagnosed with diabetes is to never be embarrassed about it. I was for the first couple years and it almost cost me my life...

Jun 19, 2008
Living with Type 1 - Be in Charge and Own it:
Kelly Kunik is a 30-something woman living well with type 1 diabetes. Kelly's father, two of her sisters, her nephew, two of her aunts and one cousin are also type 1 so it's kind of a family affair...

Jun 12, 2008
Can Vitamin D Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?:
The causes of type 1 diabetes are largely unknown, but our understanding of the disease is growing at a quick rate. We know the disease does have some genetic basis, but children do not necessarily show signs of having the disease early in their lives...

Jun 04, 2008
U.S. Diet not Diabetes-Friendly:
As any person with diabetes knows, the food industry doesn’t make it easy to put your health first when making food choices. The most convenient and economical foods are not necessarily those that are best for you. But there is a way to get food right...

May 21, 2008
Inaccurate Glucose Testing - What to Watch For:
The 21st century will herald the advent of new useful gadgets for diabetics, including a cool Dick Tracy watch that measures glucose levels. But while blood glucose meters are constantly evolving, know that they have a number of limitations...

May 16, 2008
The Benefits of Aspirin Therapy:
A new study shows that aspirin may have a previously unrecognized benefit in treating people at risk for developing type 2 diabetes...

May 07, 2008
BTW, U have low blood sugar: Mobile Technology and Diabetes:
While it may seem somewhat unlikely, wireless technology is starting to play a role in diabetes treatment. Several companies, backed by healthcare professionals, are getting into the diabetes field by recognizing text messaging...

Apr 23, 2008
Drug Shows Results in Combating Diabetic Retinopathy:
One of the most dreaded complications of type 1 diabetes is diabetic retinopathy, which causes vision problems and blindness...

Apr 14, 2008
Genetics and Diabetes - Understanding the Connection:
Diabetes is a chronic disease we still know relatively little about. While the treatments and side effects of diabetes are understood, the science is still unclear as to why certain people are more apt to develop diabetes...

Apr 04, 2008
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes: A New Connection:
Pancreatic cancer and diabetes both affect the health of the pancreas and insulin regulation. While the two are very separate conditions, there are some connections between the two diseases...

Mar 25, 2008
Teenagers and Insulin Pumps: New Generations:
As insulin pumps have very recently come into prominence, a new generation is beginning to see insulin pumps as a normal, conventional, and overall easier way to treat their diabetes.

Mar 17, 2008
Study Finds Type 1 Incidence May Be Higher Than Previously Believed:
New research has shown that roughly 15,000 children and teens are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes each year in the United States...

Mar 12, 2008
Join Diabetes1.org at the Boston Diabetes EXPO:
The Boston Diabetes EXPO is an event for people living with diabetes and their friends and loved ones. Located at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, the EXPO will be held March 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m...

Mar 04, 2008
Pumping Flexibility Back into Life:
Insulin pumps are enabling people with diabetes to enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. From sports to travel, activities that were difficult to manage using insulin shots have become accessible again...

Feb 29, 2008
Managing Diabetes and Depression - A Giant Leap Forward:
Diabetes, unlike many diseases, is treatable and perfectly compatible with an active lifestyle provided that it is vigilantly maintained. It’s up to patients to get into the driver’s seat and do all they can for their health...

Feb 25, 2008
Relating the Five Stages of Grief to Diabetes:
The American Diabetes Association estimates that 15 to 20 percent of people with diabetes suffer from depression. This is more than five times the percentage of people in the general population who are depressed...

Feb 21, 2008
Obesity Surgery May Help Cure Type 2 Diabetes:
An Australian study has revealed that type 2 diabetes can be pushed into remission by obesity surgery. This news is quite stunning, as type 2 diabetes has long been considered a chronic and progressive disease...

Feb 11, 2008
Connection between Diabetes Treatment and Heart Disease :
A recently-released study called Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes, or ACCORD, found a depressing link between the treatment of diabetes and the development of heart disease...

Feb 10, 2008
Diabetes and Your Doctor: What You Need to Ask to Stay Healthy:
Your physician is an important resource for you in terms of understanding your condition and taking the appropriate steps to control your condition...

Jan 16, 2008
Keeping Score of Your Diabetes: Tests and Tips:
The more control you have over your diabetes, the more control you have over your overall health – which is why it is so important to know what other tests and numbers are critical to your wellness...

Jan 09, 2008
Healthy Eating For Healthy Living:
If you have diabetes, what you eat is one of the most important considerations in your life...

Jan 09, 2008
Depression and Diabetes: a Dangerous Combination:
For years, many doctors and researchers have believed that depression might be a complication of diabetes...

Jan 04, 2008
Wide Glucose Variations May be More Dangerous Than Previously Believed:
Research conducted in France last year has demonstrated that wide fluctuations in blood sugar levels can cause as much damage as prolonged periods of hyperglycemia...

Dec 20, 2007
Gene Provides New Hints to Type 1 Diabetes Development:
Researchers in Florida and the United Kingdom have discovered a correlation between succeptibility to type 1 diabetes and lower concentrations of a genetic biomarker for immune activation...

Dec 20, 2007
Medical Technology Allows Options for Type 1 Insulin Regimens:
Most people who take insulin in order to manage their diabetes use traditional needle-and-syringe injections. But this method can be uncomfortable and inconvenient for some, and many may be unaware that there are multiple alternatives...

Dec 20, 2007
Research Helps to Explain Hypoglycemic Unawareness:
For some people with diabetes, simply following their insulin and treatment regimens and memorizing the symptoms to watch out for may not be enough...

Nov 13, 2007
Saving The Diabetic Foot:
When do you amputate a diabetic foot, and how much do you remove?

Nov 13, 2007
Vibrating Insoles May Help Diabetic Nerve Function:
New research suggests that relief may be on the horizon for diabetics who suffer from diabetes-related nerve degeneration and associated problems...

Nov 13, 2007
Link Found Between Gestational Diabetes and Periodontal Disease:
Nearly one out of two women with gestational diabetes also has periodontal disease, according to findings from Tulane University researchers...

Nov 13, 2007
Diabetes Epidemic in India Linked to Affluence Gone Astray:
India is a country with healthy cultural cuisine and a population of 1.1 billion. Yet, 75 million people are projected to get adult-onset Type 2 diabetes over the next 20 years...

Nov 13, 2007
Diabetics, Fast Food and HPMC:
With so much in the news about diabetes and its link to our diets, we all know that we should eat high-fat fast foods sparingly. But if you just can’t let go of greasy hamburgers and salty fries, researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture may have the answer you’ve been looking for...

Nov 13, 2007
The Diabetes Obesity Connection - A Look at Leptin:
Obesity isn’t always a fast track to diabetes - and researchers think they may be figuring out why. It all started in 1994 when researchers discovered a hormone that regulates appetite levels in mice and named it leptin...

Nov 13, 2007
Women with Pre-Diabetes May Have Higher Heart Disease Risk :
New research reveals that women with “pre-diabetes” may experience blood vessel dysfunction, clot formation and high blood pressure more often than men...

Nov 13, 2007
Feeling Blue May Increase Your Diabetes Risk:
Young adults who have a history of depression have an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to recent findings...

Nov 13, 2007
Diabetes Hope in a Microbubble :
An innovative delivery method is offering hope to millions of people suffering from diabetes and may free them from the routine of daily injections...

Nov 13, 2007
Diabetic Ulcers: How to Treat and Prevent a Challenging Complication:
For those with diabetes, there are many concerns besides maintaining safe insulin levels. Those with the disease may suffer from a range of complications, as well...

Nov 13, 2007
One of The Worst Complications of Diabetes May Be Preventable:
When Greg Owen was referred to the Ingham Regional Wound Care Center in Lansing, Mich., he was in danger of losing his toe...

Nov 13, 2007
Pre-Diabetes: A Condition Not To Be Dismissed:
Research shows that a healthy lifestyle can prevent pre-diabetes from ever developing into type 2 diabetes...

Nov 13, 2007
Diet, Exercise Are Effective Diabetes Prevention in Older Adults:
For older adults who face increased risk of type 2 diabetes, recent studies show it is not too late to delay – or even prevent – the onset of this disease. Experts have found that for adults over age 60, losing modest amounts of weight and increasing exercise...

Nov 13, 2007
Sleep Deficit and Diabetes: How Much We Sleep Affects Our Health:
In an age of constant Internet access, cable news, cell phones and endless supplies of caffeine, it’s no surprise that many Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Research is beginning to uncover...

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