Diabetes News Channel

Closing in on a cure for Type One Diabetes

RESEARCHERS SAY THEY MAY BE CLOSING IN ON A CURE FOR TYPE ONE DIABETES. RESEARCHERS AT WAKE FOREST’S INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE SAY THEY’VE DISCOVERED THAT A PROTEIN CALLED I- HOP CAN HELP THE BODY REGULATE BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS. THEY SAY THE FINDING COULD RESHAPE THE WAY DOCTORS TREAT PATIENTS WITH TYPE ONE DIABETES. IT […]

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Insomnia Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

ALTHOUGH INSOMNIA IS THE MOST COMMON SLEEP DISORDER AMONG ADULTS IT OFTEN GOES UNTREATED WHICH CAN LEAD TO OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS. A NEW STUDY FIND PEOPLE WITH INSOMNIA ARE AT DOUBLE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING HEART FAILURE AND DIABETES AND ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION AND SEVEN TIMES MORE […]

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy on Diabetes and Hearth Disease

Male heart disease patients may die sooner if they have low testosterone levels. Researchers at a hospital in the UK found one in five men with low testosterone died even after considering other risk factors, including age, smoking, and weight. Low testosterone levels are also connected to obesity risky blood fats and insulin resistance which […]

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Medical Jewelry for Diabetics

It’s a bracelet that can help save a life in a medical emergency. This video takes a look at a jewelry prescription for diabetics.

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Nutrition Labels and Diabetes Management

University of Alabama Student, Dana Lewis, discusses the importance of nutrition and nutrition labels in helping with diabetes management.

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Body Mass Index – Neck Circumference

A simple, straight- forward measurement could be better at determining the body mass index. The BMI measures weight relative to height. But it doesn’t accurately calculate body fat. Doctors say it often deems athletes or muscular people to be obese, and underestimates body fat in older people. A study in the journal pediatrics suggests neck […]

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Diabetes Myths

What’s true and what’s false when it comes to diabetes. We talked to a diabetes educator about a couple of myths. The first involves the amount of sugar you eat. Some people say eating too much sugar cause diabetes? That is not the case. Eating too much sugar does not cause diabetes. In type 1 […]

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Proactive Diabetes Management

We are taking a closer look at diabetes. About 24 million Americans have it, and more than 5 million of them are actually undiagnosed. With so many people affected with diabetes, it is important to be educated and understand the necessary tools for healthy living. Helping us better understand the disease is mother love and […]

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Types of Diabetes and Symptoms

Statistics show that one in five Americans has prediabetes and millions are living with the disease without even knowing it. But fortunately there are organizations working to end that. Now, joining me this morning from the American Diabetes Association is Christina Bickley, and she’s joined by Sandy Burns, who has diabetes. Now, first of all, […]

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Predicting Who Will Get Type One Diabetes

It’s the second most common chronic condition in childhood. Type one diabetes affects almost two million individuals, typically attacking children and young adults. Medical experts say they can now predict who will get type one diabetes and now, medical teams at Vanderbilt are testing a way to stop the disease from developing. And one young […]

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