Diabetes Information

Diabetes Information

Exercise - The Only Hope for Diabetes!


Why is it that the smallest paragraph in diabetes prevention magazines is about exercise? Exercise is probably the only hope for the diabetes crisis. If you have diabetes or some one in your family tree does, beware! You really have one choice, keep moving.

What Is Diabetes?


Your doctor may have recently advised you have diabetes. Or you are overweight and you have discovered you may be at risk of diabetes.

Get More Out Of Life While Managing Your Diabetes


When I was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 21, I had not given the first thought to living a healthy diabetic lifestyle. As far as I was concerned, a healthy lifestyle was reserved only for fitness junkies and overweight moms.

Diabetes


The following information is for educational purposes only and is meant to complement any medical treatment, not to prescribe or diagnose any condition. Please consult with your doctor before starting any medical or nutritional program.

Type II Diabetes: Insulin-Dependent Diabetes


The term diabetes refers to higher than normal levels of sugar, or glucose, in the blood. Type II diabetes, also known as insulin-dependent diabetes, was commonly referred to as adult onset diabetes until recently when the name no longer accurately describes the population with this disease.

Type I Diabetes: Insulin-Dependent Diabetes


Type I diabetes is also known as insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes. This form of diabetes is mainly found in children.

Double Diabetes -- Placing Your Kids at Even More Risk


In some medical circles it's called Type 3 Diabetes. Teenagers and young adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, if overweight or obese, can develop type 2 diabetes later in life.

Pancreas Transplants - A Solution For Type 1 Diabetes Sufferers?


Type 1 diabetes was formerly known as juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Type 1 diabetes matures quickly and symptoms are very visible.

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Diabetes, A Bad Omen Or A Fresh Start?


So you've learned that you've got diabetes. Well after the initial shock, you're stuck with dealing with the lifestyle changes that come with your diagnosis.

Diabetes the Silent Killer - The Iceberg Effect!


What sank the "Unsinkable Ship" the Titanic was not the tip of the iceberg, but the lurking 90% percent of the iceberg hidden under the surface. In the movie you see the captain steer the ship clear of the block of ice on top of the water, but underneath not known to the captain, crew or passengers, the razor sharp ice was splitting the steel bottom of the vessel like a stick of melted butter.

Tools to Manage Your Diabetes


It's estimated that in the US, over 18 million people over the age of 20 have diabetes. If you happen to have been diagnosed with diabetes, make sure you're getting all the right diabetes treatment supplies.

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes


Diabetes affects the manner in which the body handles digested carbohydrates. If neglected, diabetes can cause serious health complications, ranging from blindness to kidney failure.

Revolutionary Lancet Device for Diabetic Glucose Testing


Now you can reduce the pain and inconvenience of testing. Unlike conventional lancing systems, the ACCU-CHEK Multiclix lancet device is the only 1 with a six-lancet drum.

Hyperglycemia, Diabetes, and Managing Blood Sugar


So, after a miserable 10 hours of blood tests it's confirmed you have hyperglycemia. Well now isn't the time to sit back and get depressed.

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UPI.com

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester, NIH study indicates
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Gestational diabetes occurs only in pregnancy and results when the level of blood sugar, or glucose, rises too high. Gestational diabetes increases the mother's chances for high blood pressure disorders of pregnancy and the need for cesarean delivery ...
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester - NIHNational Institutes of Health (press release)
Blood test in early pregnancy may predict mom's diabetes riskUPI.com
Blood Test May Identify Gestational Diabetes Risk in First TrimesterLaboratory Equipment
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CNBC

A blood test may identify a woman's risk of developing a type of diabetes caused by pregnancy, research suggests
CNBC
Pregnant women may one day be able to find out whether they're at risk of developing gestational diabetes with a blood test as early as 10 weeks into their pregnancies, research suggests. Some women become sensitive to insulin during their pregnancies ...



Healthline

Researchers Find Evidence Keto Diet May Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Healthline
“Although ketogenic diets are known to be healthy, our findings indicate that there may be an increased risk of insulin resistance with this type of diet that may lead to type 2 diabetes,” said Christian Wolfrum, PhD, a professor at ETH Zurich and co ...
Study: Keto diets could lead to greater Type 2 diabetes risk | Food DiveFood Dive

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Cardiovascular disease related to type 2 diabetes can be reduced significantly
Science Daily
The results show that there are individuals with type 2 diabetes who have no more than just ten percent elevated risk of premature death, heart attack and stroke compared to the general population. The risk for heart failure in this group is 45 percent ...

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Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes
Science Daily
About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have type 2 diabetes. People with this condition cannot effectively use insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas ...

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Channel NewsAsia

Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes linked to greater heart risk, shorter ...
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The earlier a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the greater the risk of heart disease and a life shortened by as much as 18 years, a large ...
Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes linked to greater heart risk, shorter lifeWSAU News

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Forbes

Bristol Diabetes Spin-Out Acquired By Novo Nordisk For $800M
Forbes
The acquisition supports Novo Nordisk's goal to develop smart insulin, which could potentially revolutionize how we treat diabetes. With the disease being the seventh leading cause of death in the world, there are more than 500 million people living ...

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TIME

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health ...
TIME
A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for instance, ...
In Type 2 Diabetes, Five Risk Factor Targets Keep MI, Stroke, and ...TCTMD

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HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Commercial Payers See Promise in Diabetes Prevention Program
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
The CDC estimates that 29.9 million people in the US, about 9.9 percent of the population, have diabetes. In addition, 90 million adults have some form of diagnosed or undiagnosed prediabetes. Diabetes leads to high healthcare costs. The CDC calculated ...



National Institutes of Health (press release)

New NIH reference book is one-stop resource for diabetes medical information
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Thanks to research, what we know about diabetes and how to treat it has grown vastly over time. Now, researchers at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health – along with ...

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