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Alex Azar, Trump’s HHS Pick, Has Already Been a Disaster for People with Diabetes

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Last year The New York Times published an op-ed urging the break up of the “insulin racket.” But rather than break it up, Trump has nominated one of its architects,

A Breakup Letter to Diabetes

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Dear Diabetes, There’s no easy way to say this, so I’ll just be blunt: It's not me, It's you! I don’t know why I feel bad telling you this. I ...

T1D Exposed

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The mission of The Nude Diabetes Advocacy Project is to promote awareness, connect people living with type one diabetes (T1D), and fundraise for both local and global diabetes organizations. Living ...

The Indestructible Myth of the Sugar High

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The Huffington Post asks if African Americans are “On a Sugar High?” That’s how they open a story about rising rates of diabetes. Health reporters offer advice for coming down ...

Low-sugar fruits: 8 best fruits for health

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Of course, fruit is a healthful way to cater to a sweet tooth and add nutrients to the diet, but some fruit, such as bananas and mangoes, have a higher ...

Diabetes Camps: A Family Affair

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Medical volunteer Laurie Diasio, RN, shares camp with her son In the year 2000, Laurie Diasio, a nursing student at the time, attended a fateful seminar. The dietitian running the ...

Dexcom Submits G6 Sensor to the FDA

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Launch expected in 2018, possibly with no fingerstick calibration. Also, a 30% smaller transmitter and a new one-button inserter. Plus, what’s the latest on Medicare? By Ben Pallant and Adam ...

Making the Switch to Medicare with Diabetes

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By Pearl Subramanian and Jeemin Kwon From enrolling in the four types of plans to what they cover, everything you need to know when making the switch to Medicare with ...

Diabetes Language Recommendations: How To Avoid Judgment and Stigma

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By Emma Ryan ADA and AADE publish guidelines for healthcare professionals on word choices that empower people with diabetes Last month, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Association of ...

Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk

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The team — led by Joel M. Gelfand, a professor of dermatology and epidemiology — reports the findings in a paper that was published recently in the Journal of the ...

Do It Yourself technology a game changer for Type 1 diabetes

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TAMPA, Fla.(WFLA) –It’s a game changer for millions living with Type 1 diabetes. New Bluetooth technology developed here in the Bay area and in California keeps track of your insulin ...

What's a "Normal" A1c? When is it Misleading?

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By Adithi Gandhi and Jeemin Kwon Why we use A1c, what values are recommended, and what impacts A1c – everything from anemia to vitamins Hemoglobin A1c (“HbA1c” or just “A1c”) ...

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk of Some Types of Cancer

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Type 1 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of some cancer types, including cancer of the stomach, liver, pancreas, endometrium, ovary and kidney, but a reduced risk of other ...

Type 1 diabetes: Could modified blood stem cells lead to a cure?

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Researchers led by those at Harvard Medical School's Boston Children's Hospital in Massachusetts found that they could reverse hyperglycemia in diabetic mice by modifying their defective blood stem cells to ...

Where you live could have an impact on whether you get diabetes

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Black people are nearly twice as likely as white people to develop type 2 diabetes. A groundbreaking new study looks at the environmental factors that may be to blame. Exposure ...

Hi, FreeStyle Libre System. Bye, Routine Finger Sticks (1)

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Daily diabetes monitoring hurts. If you or a loved one has diabetes, you’re probably familiar with the tedious routine of glucose monitoring. The painful finger pokes to draw a drop ...


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Every 6 seconds a person dies from diabetes (5.0 million deaths) In Africa, more than two thirds of people with diabetes are undiagnosed Europe has the highest prevalence of children ...

When Insurance Gets Turned Down: Appeals Explained

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By Ava Runge, Lynn Kennedy, and Kelly Close It can be extremely distressing if an insurance provider decides to deny coverage of treatment. Fortunately, there are options available for asking ...

T1D Looks Like Me

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0 Days living with T1D 0 Hours sleep lost 0 Finger pricks 0 Insulin needle injections T1D looks like the 1.25 million Americans living with this disease and the 5 ...

The GOP tax bill could be a disaster for PhD students

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Add graduate students to the list of potential “losers” in the House Republicans’ tax overhaul plan. The bill, in its current form, eliminates or consolidates tax credits used by both ...

Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There’s Nothing Funny About It

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By Leeann Tweeden In December of 2006, I embarked on my ninth USO Tour to entertain our troops, my eighth to the Middle East since the 9/11 attacks. My father ...

Diabetic Neuropathy Overview

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Diabetes can damage nerves throughout your body. In fact diabetic neuropathy (neuro- means nerves; -pathy means disease or suffering) is the most common, chronic complication of diabetes according to the ...

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

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The number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades. If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will ...

Easy Ways to Boost Fiber in Your Daily Diet

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Fiber is an essential nutrient. However, most Americans are falling far short of the recommended daily amount in their diets. Women should aim for 25 grams of fiber per day,

Marijuana Use Linked to Prediabetes

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Does cannabis protect against blood sugar problems…or ignite them? Several big population studies hint at an intriguing association between marijuana and lower risk for type 2 diabetes. But a recent ...

Is cheese gluten free? All you need to know

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Other cheeses are made from raw milk and contain beneficial bacteria, but also carry a higher risk of foodborne illness. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the ...

Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits

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Many parents I talk with have a common concern. They want their kids to eat better. That is, eat healthier. When we drill down, their desire is that their child ...

Trump signs into law Sens. Collins, Shaheen bill on diabetes

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CONCORD, N.H. — President Trump has signed into law a bill authored by Sens. Susan Collins and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire that establishes a national commission of health care ...

Diabetes Travel Tips With The Amazing Race's Dr. Nat Strand

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Traveling with diabetes isn’t always easy, and Dr. Nat Strand would know. The physician—who lives with Type 1 diabetes—trekked across the globe as part of the first female team to ...

Fitbit CEO details ambitions for diabetes management

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Since the start of the year, Fitbit has made emphasized its interest in making disease management more than just a clinical study subject but part of its offer. To that ...

Study shows resolution of type 2 diabetes years after bariatric surgery

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A new study has found that many obese people manage to get their diabetes under control and come off insulin, seven years after undergoing bariatric surgery. Research increasingly shows that ...

15-year-old Canadian student develops EpiPen-like gadget for diabetes patients

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The number of people living with diabetes is more than 3 million, and that figure is expected to increase by 40 per cent by 2025, according to Diabetes Canada. It’s ...

4 reasons why US health care is so expensive

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Higher costs for health services contributed $583.5 billion to the total $933.5 billion increase Of 155 conditions, diabetes showed the greatest increase in spending: a $64.4 billion rise (CNN)Health care ...

ISMP issues insulin pen warning after patient death

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More education is needed for diabetic patients after a patient died from incorrectly using an insulin pen, according to a new warning from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP).

At least nine people in Trump’s orbit had contact with Russians during campaign and transition

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After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Trump called him a “very low-level member” of a committee and said that “I ...

Why We Need Diabetes Awareness Month... More Than Ever

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Hello again, Diabetes Awareness Month. Yup, November marks another national awareness month -- aimed at those in America who are pancreatically-challenged or rapidly heading in that direction. And on Nov.

SpotHero, Bela Fleck and a skyscraper: Here's who Chicago Innovation Awards honored this year

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After years of feting local innovators, Chicago Innovation Awards co-founder Tom Kuczmarski ⇒ found himself the recipient of an honor himself Monday night, as well-wishers celebrated his recovery from an ...


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The Global Diabetes Education Gateway

T1D Looks Like Me

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0 Days living with T1D 0 Hours sleep lost 0 Finger pricks 0 Insulin needle injections T1D looks like the 1.25 million Americans living with this disease and the 5 ...

Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee FreeStyle Libre Position Statement – SPS

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News Acute CareNewsPolicy, Commissioning and ManagerialPrimary Care Flash Glucose monitoring System RMOC Statement final · PDF · 146 KB Head of Prescribing Support, Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre

Flurry Of Federal And State Probes Target Insulin Drugmakers And Pharma Middlemen

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With the price of a crucial diabetes drug skyrocketing, at least five states and a federal prosecutor are demanding information from insulin manufacturers and the pharmaceutical industry’s financial middlemen, seeking ...

Gary Taubes on Calories vs. Carbs, The Case Against Sugar, and More

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By Adam Brown, Brian Levine, and Kelly Close Best-selling author on why he believes “calories in-out” is not an explanation for obesity, why we need better science, and nutrition recommendations ...

EPA names industry, state officials to advisory boards

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Health Insurance Marketplace: Enroll for 2015 Healthcare Coverage

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Get ready to join the millions already enrolled in Marketplace coverage. Sign up for email and text updates to get important Open Enrollment reminders -- including a note as soon ...

Make Diabetes Visible Photo Challenge

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So, I had an idea …inspired by the weekly photo challenges that are all the rage on social media these days.Only this challenge would run for a whole month and ...


favicon Relax, You Don’t Need to ‘Eat Clean’
Many of the doctors and nutritionists who recommend avoiding certain foods fail to properly explain the magnitude of their risks. In some studies, processed red meat in large amounts is ...

Taboo Topics: How Insulet is Raising Health Care Providers’ Awareness to Open the Dialog with You

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In mid-2015 at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)’s annual conference, Insulet held the first Sex, Insulin, and Rock ‘N’ Roll live forum. No joke! You may wonder why ...

Hand cramps: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies

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Often, hand cramps are caused by muscle spasms, which are described as an uncontrollable or involuntary muscle contraction. These spasms or contractions do not allow the muscle to become relaxed ...

Hot feet: Causes and treatments

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Occasionally, hot feet can be accompanied by symptoms such as "pins and needles" (paresthesia), numbness, redness, and swelling. However, usually, there are no physical signs of hot feet.This article discusses ...

Motivating a Loved One Who Has Diabetes Burnout

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People with diabetes take care of themselves with maximum energy every day, persistently monitoring how food, physical activity, and medications affect their blood glucose levels and weight. So it’s understandable ...

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