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Could Drinking Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

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August 10, 2017

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Could Drinking Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 29 million Americans have diabetes. Another 86 million have prediabetes, which means their blood sugar levels are higher than what is healthy but not high enough to be officially classified as type 2 diabetes. When it comes to preventing diabetes,… Read More
 

Combat Diabetes With a Healthy Home Cooked Meal

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November 8, 2015

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Combat Diabetes With a Healthy Home Cooked Meal
As a nation, we consume nearly our entire weight in sugar each year. Kind of crazy when you think about it right? That’s because a surprising variety of food items contain sugar nowadays. This is an important subject to discuss during National Diabetes Month. While sugar doesn’t directly cause diabetes, … Read More
 

More Children Are Developing Type 1 Diabetes

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October 29, 2014

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More Children Are Developing Type 1 Diabetes
We have talked a lot about diabetes on this blog, but most reports have been focused on the scary rate of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the country. Now a new study suggests that the rate of type 1 diabetes (T1D) has risen significantly amongst children in elementary school. Between… Read More
 

The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think

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August 11, 2014

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The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think
For someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes, diet is going to be a primary concern moving forward. Some go as far as to remove all sugar from their diet. In fact, some people living with type 2 diabetes have been able to manage their condition without the need for… 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
 

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
 
 
 

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