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Diabetes: Tips For Managing Diabetes Around The Holidays

Dealing with diabetes can be hard any time of year, but especially around the holidays. Most people celebrate the holidays with feasts and special treats and regardless of how well you try, it can be hard to avoid overeating or indulging in sweets and carbs. Here are some tips to help you avoid losing control. Snack Before you show up …

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Diabetes: Surprising New Research Revealed

Lack of exercise and obesity are high risk factors for people with type 2 diabetes. In order to help patients manage the disease, doctors recommend that they watch what they eat and do some form of physical activity every day. However, a new scientific review by Lauren M. Sparks and her colleague Natalie A. Stephens reveals some very surprising information. …

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Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

It should come as no surprise that unhealthy foods such as those commonly served at fast-food restaurants are related to medical problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. A new study has gone even further, however, finding that the number of fast-food restaurants in a community can be seen as a predictor of such symptoms. The study, published …

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Diabetes Awareness Month Kicks Off

Diabetes Awareness Month kicked off today as events across the nation were held to raise awareness of diabetes and the prevention of it. For example, one of the largest diabetes awareness walks in the nation was held today in Philidelphia. It was a cold and rainy day, but that didn’t stop the thousands of brave supporters who came out to …

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Diabetes in Adolescents Linked to Antipsychotics

As the prevalence of diabetes around the world rises, more researchers are turning their attention to the disease and its possible causes. Some medical researchers are focusing their efforts on juvenile diabetes, research that may help to curb rising diagnoses of type 2 diabetes among adolescents. A new study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of the American …

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Mental Health Coaching Affects Depression And Diabetes

In a pilot study presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting & Exhibition yesterday, researchers showed that mental health coaching has not only the capacity to reduce depressive symptoms in patients but to help lower the concentration of glucose in the blood for those diagnosed with depression and diabetes. According to the article, which was republished on …

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Diabetes Diagnosed Using New Microchip Technology

Diabetes is quickly becoming more prevalent in many parts of the world, even among the young. Part of the problem can be traced to the expanding waistlines of people in western countries, but preventative health programs to battle obesity are still just beginning to make a dent in the rising numbers. With doctors having to deal with the rise in …

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Diabetes, Obesity Linked by Missing Protein

It’s been clear now for decades that obesity is somehow linked to the development of diabetes. As Americans have grown to staggering proportions, diabetes diagnoses have risen accordingly, even among teens. Exactly why this is the case isn’t fully understood, but researchers are now closing in on some answers. A new study published in the journal Cell Reports suggests that …

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Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Receives FDA Approval

Could this be the end of daily insulin shots for some of the nearly 25.8 million people in the United States — 8.3 percent of the population — who suffer from diabetes? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday the approval of Afrezza, a rapid-acting inhaled insulin used in the treatment of diabetes. The medicine is meant be used …

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Diabetes Management Goes ‘Bionic’ With New Device

Researchers involved in two National Institutes of Health-funded studies have developed a ‘bionic’ pancreas that monitors a patient’s blood sugar levels and makes Type 1 diabetes more manageable. Created by researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the experimental device is not actually an organ or something transplanted within a patient’s body. It involves three parts: two pager-sized hormone …

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Bret Michaels Updates Fans After Canceling Show

On Thursday, May 29, Bret Michaels had to stop performing during the middle of a concert in Manchester, N.H., after suffering from a medical emergency. As previously reported by Webpronews, Michaels was three songs into the show when he had to rush off of the stage. Bret is normally always on top of his sugar levels, since being diagnosed with …

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Bret Michaels Suffers Medical Emergency At Concert

On Thursday, singer Bret Michaels had to stop performing during a New Hampshire concert, due to a medical emergency. According to Michaels’ guitarist Pete Evick, Michaels was three songs into the show when he had to rush off stage. Michaels was diagnosed with diabetes as a child, and a crew member explained that his blood sugar levels had dropped incredibly …

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