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Did You Know Dogs can Smell Diabetes?

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July 15, 2016

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Did You Know Dogs can Smell Diabetes?
It is well known that dogs have a great sense of smell. They can use their highly tuned noses to provide a number of great services to humans. From drug sniffing to locating lost people in avalanches, these helpful canines have truly amazing powers. However, did you know dogs can… Read More
 

Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]

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March 16, 2015

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Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]
Type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic here in the United States and in many other places around the world. It’s something that we have talked about before, but we must take this opportunity to reiterate that most cases of type 2 diabetes could have been prevented. Fortunately, there are… Read More
 

Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November

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November 5, 2013

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Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) occurs when the body is no longer able to effectively metabolize sugar for it’s cells. Slowly, the blood sugar levels rise, cells are starved for energy and overall health starts to decline. Fortunately, this disease can be be prevented if caught early on – during the… Read More
 

UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program

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September 11, 2013

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UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program
  The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) has chosen the Kirklin Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to be a part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. This program is designed to help prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults 18 years… Read More
 

Get Ready for the Fun Walk in Alabama this August!

Get Ready for the Fun Walk in Alabama this August!
Obesity has been an issue in this country for some time now, and this is a problem that comes with extra baggage. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), obesity often leads to other medical complications such as high blood pressure (hypertension), cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and… 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
 
 
 

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