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UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch

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February 28, 2013

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UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch
  Medical researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are interested in seeing if non-digestible starch could be used to reduce the risk of diabetes in women. Participants will be adding more non-digestible starch (known as a resistant starch) to their diets in the form of a tasty… Read More
 

The Link between Diabetes and Breast Cancer

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January 10, 2013

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The Link between Diabetes and Breast Cancer
A study that was recently published in Diabetologia has released new evidence on the link between breast cancer survivors and diabetes. The largest clinical trial of its kind to date has shown that breast cancer survivors, who are post-menopause, have a higher risk of eventually developing diabetes. This particular study… Read More
 

A New Discovery May Lead to New Treatment for Diabetes

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November 17, 2012

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A New Discovery May Lead to New Treatment for Diabetes
While still controversial, stem cells may provide the key to treating people with type 1 diabetes. Researchers have identified stem cells in the adult pancreas that can be manipulated into cells which will produce insulin. This incredible new finding could mean that one day in the near future, people who… Read More
 

Diabetes Awareness Month has Kicked Off!

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November 7, 2012

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Diabetes Awareness Month has Kicked Off!
Every November, organizations and communities come together in support of Diabetes Awareness Month. With the number of people who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the United States, raising further awareness for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes has never been more important. National diabetes organizations are working together… Read More
 

The 2012 Diabetic Diet – Carbs, Fats & the ADA

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August 19, 2012

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The 2012 Diabetic Diet – Carbs, Fats & the ADA
If you are a diabetic, it is very important to be mindful of the types of foods that you eat. However, according to recent diabetes clinical trials, diabetics don’t have to completely avoid any cake or ice cream, nor do they need to strictly adhere to the glycemic index for… Read More
 

Disrupted Sleep May Raise Risk for Obesity and Diabetes

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June 5, 2012

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Disrupted Sleep May Raise Risk for Obesity and Diabetes
A new insomnia clinical study shows that sleep deprivation, combined with a disrupted sleep body clock, can actually cause a person’s metabolism to slow down. These are the type of changes in the metabolism that can preclude diabetes and obesity. The clinical study was relatively small. Some participants were allowed… Read More
 

Type I and Type II Diabetes Clinical Research Trials

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January 3, 2012

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The cells of the human body rely on glucose, an important form of sugar, for their functioning. The body gets its needed glucose from the glucose made in the liver and muscles as well as from the foods we eat. Insulin, a chemical produced in the pancreas, is required for… Read More
 

Infographic – The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes

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May 13, 2011

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Infographic – The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes
In our search for Diabetes guest bloggers we came across this question, “What’s the Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes?” quite often. The answer has definitely been covered but not in a cheat sheet friendly version. Embed this infographic on your blog by copying and pasting this code:… Read More
 

Top 10 Packing Tips for Traveling Diabetics

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May 9, 2011

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Top 10 Packing Tips for Traveling Diabetics
Traveling is quite a stressful situation in its own — traveling with diabetes, totally different story.  As I am currently packing for a two week jaunt in a couple of different climates, not only do I need to consider how many pairs of shoes, but how many infusion sets, test… Read More
 

Insulin Alternatives – New Treatments for Diabetes | Diabetes

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April 11, 2011

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No diabetic wants to leave their disorder untreated, lest they suffer nerve damage, vision loss, and possibly death. For this reason, diabetics are forced to monitor their blood sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin twice a day. While this method of diabetic neuropathy treatment has proven effective over the… Read More
 
 
 

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