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Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids

Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

  New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.Keeping count of daily steps...
Diabetes Sniffing Dogs

Diabetes Alert Dogs? Dogs Smell Scent of Hypoglycemia

Study explains why some dogs can smell dangerously low blood sugar levels in people and how people with diabetes can benefit.A chemical found in...

Automated OCL Insulin System Improved Glucose Control in Kids

A newly published journal article details the success of an overnight closed-loop (OCL) control system, intended to mimic pancreatic beta-cell function, among children with...
Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels.Exposure to air pollution can worsen...

Fluoride Risks to Diabetics, Kidney Patients and Thyroid Function

Diabetics and patients with kidney disease often consume increased amounts of fluorides from fluoridated water, which can harm thyroid function, the body and the...
Germs Help Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Germs Have a Role in Causing Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells.Germs could play...
Skin Stem Cells Turned into Insulin Producing Cells

New Treatment Using Skin Cells Could Replace Insulin Shots

Stem cells from diabetic patients have been coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells which would replace the need for insulin shots.Researchers have produced insulin-secreting cells...
Baking Soda and Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Baking Soda May Prevent Fatal Infections in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

A recent study has found that a simple treatment of baking soda could prevent the spread of mucormycosis in patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.Patients with...
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Study: Nerve Damage Precedes Diabetic Retinopathy

New findings about the development of diabetic retinopathy represents a shift in the long-term understanding of these diabetes complications.A University of Iowa-led study of...

Patient Attitude About Diabetic Foot Ulcers Impacts Survival

Researchers expanded on previous research which linked depression to poorer clinical outcomes for diabetic ulcer patients.New research by health psychologists has shown that the...

Vitamin D Deficiency Found in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

A high number of type 1 diabetic children that were previously considered at no or low risk of having low levels of vitamin D...

Potential Diabetes Treatment for Some Diabetes Patients

Findings point to a novel way to treat diabetes - but only in some patients. They also challenge the benefits of the strategy in...
Turning Fat into Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Insulin Secreting Beta Cells Created – from Love Handles

Can you really turn love handles into beta cells? Yes, according to researchers who have reprogrammed stem cells taken from fatty tissue to make...
New Treatment for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom Limb Pain Frozen by Minimally Invasive Treatment

A recent study shows that interventional radiologists can use an innovative technique to relieve the pain that plagues millions of amputees, many of which...
Insulin Prices Triple over 10 Years

Insulin Shock: Insulin Costs Tripled Over Last 10 years

Dramatic rise in insulin costs when compared with other diabetes therapies means it's time to look again at the effect, and the cost-effectiveness, of...
New Treatment Could Lead to Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

New Procedure Could Lead to Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Researchers have discovered a new potential therapy that can protect human pancreatic cells, which may lead to a possible cure for type 1 diabetes.New...

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