Category Archives: Type I Diabetes

6 BEST PRACTICES FOR MANAGING YOUR DIABETES IN THE SUMMER HEAT

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Summertime can make diabetes more difficult to manage for some people. The heat can cause many complications that exacerbate symptoms, making it even more important to be sure you are staying on top of your medications. For that we have put together some 6 summer diabetes management tips. The heat of summer can be much […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING KETONE FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT

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Ketones are present in the blood when there is insufficient insulin in the body to change sugar into energy. When this happens, the body draws on fat and muscle for energy, which then produces ketones. Because ketones are a type of acid, they can kick your body’s natural functions out of balance, the extreme outcome […]

APRIL 2018 NEWSFEED

Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds Although many people think diet soda is a healthier option than other sugary drinks, a new study has found that having beverages using artificial sweeteners can still lead to diabetes and obesity. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin say a study of rats has revealed […]

HOW TO MANAGE DIABETES BY CREATING HEALTHIER HABITS FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

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Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have had the condition for years, it doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying a healthy, happy life. In fact, there are many things you can do to reduce your symptoms by improving your health. This includes some simple (and affordable) lifestyle adjustments, as well as some […]

JANUARY 2018 NEWSFEED

EMT Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises New research suggests that when it comes to severe low blood sugar episodes in people with diabetes, first responders might not be able to administer a potentially lifesaving medication called glucagon. Glucagon is an injectable medication that prompts the liver to release stored glucose. This quickly raises blood […]

DECEMBER 2017 NEWSFEED

U.S. FDA Approves New Diabetes Drug from Merck and Pfizer A new drug developed by Merck & Co and Pfizer Inc won U.S. approval on Wednesday to treat type II diabetes, the Food and Drug Administration said, adding another competitor to a growing class of treatments. Read the full story here: Reuters Why Having More […]

SEPTEMBER NEWSFEED

Researchers Uncover the Source of Diabetic Nerve Pain A new King’s College London study reveals the molecular basis of chronic nerve pain in diabetes. The findings in mice, published today in Science Translational Medicine, could one day lead to treatments which target the source of the pain.. Read the full article here: Medical Express Adding Lifestyle […]

AUGUST NEWSFEED

Immunotherapy Treatment Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial A small clinical trial showed an immune system therapy was safe for people with type 1 diabetes, British researchers report. The immunotherapy also showed signs of helping to keep insulin production steady in people newly diagnosed with the disease, the study authors said. Read the […]

JUNE NEWSFEED

Hyperbaric Wound Treatment, Often for Treating Diabetes, Is booming. Is That A Good Thing? The American Diabetes Association does not recommend the treatment. After an ADA committee of experts in diabetes care reviewed the available research last year, it concluded there was “not enough supporting data on the efficacy of this treatment to recommend its […]

MAY NEWSFEED

How Machine Learning Is Helping Us Predict Heart Disease and Diabetes Scientists at Boston University’s Center for Information and Systems Engineering are trying to bring the power of machine- learning to help cut costly and unnecessary hospitalizations while improving outcomes for patients. They believe they could predict hospitalizations due to these two chronic diseases about […]