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How Breastfeeding Might Cut your Risk for Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Read all about how breastfeeding your child might help you avoid Type 2 diabetes after giving birth.     You’ve probably already heard all about the benefits breastfeeding provides newborns, but did you know the benefits don’t stop with your baby? If you suffered from gestational diabetes during pregnancy, new studies show that breastfeeding can… Continue Reading

Sleeping Poorly? Diabetes Could Be the Culprit

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What’s the link between weight, diabetes and poor sleep? Focus Express Mail Pharmacy explains. If you’ve been having trouble getting your Z’s, there might be a health reason? You see, many diabetes patients have trouble getting a good night’s rest, leaving them feeling drowsy and lethargic throughout the day. Diabetes and sleep Diabetes and sleep… Continue Reading

What’s New in the World of Diabetes Research

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Scientists are working in many areas to prevent and cure diabetes. Here’s an update on three key areas of research. Now is one of the most exciting times in diabetes research. Scientists are working in many areas, and three key types of research – viruses, gut microbiome and inflammation – are getting a lot of… Continue Reading

New Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Deaths

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Senior diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
A clinical trial shows those with diabetes given the drug Jardiance were 38% less likely to die from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease.   It’s an unfortunate truth, but diabetes is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In fact, people with Type 2 diabetes are five to eight… Continue Reading

New Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Discovered

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Learn all about newly-discovered risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes.   Studies on diabetes continue to produce new information for treatment and prevention. Recent research has uncovered even more risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease that afflicts tens of millions of people in the U.S. alone. In addition to already-known risk… Continue Reading

Is there a Link between Antibiotic Use and Diabetes?

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Uncategorized
A new study explores whether antibiotic usage increases the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.     A recent study in Denmark regarding antibiotic use and diabetes has created quite a buzz. Researchers found that in the years prior to their diagnosis, people with Type 2 diabetes took more antibiotics than those without it. This,… Continue Reading

Insulin Pumps: What to Know

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Before deciding if an insulin pump is right for you, learn more about what to expect!   Deciding if an insulin pump is right for you is a big decision. Many patients choose an insulin pump because they find it allows them to manage their diabetes easier. However, before making your choice, here are a… Continue Reading

Treating Early-Morning High Blood Sugar Levels

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Summertime and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Learn what happens to your blood sugar levels overnight and how you can keep them in check! After a diabetes diagnosis, there is usually a time of education. You learn all about the disease and how it affects your body. Part of that learning curve is discovering when your blood sugar levels tend to be… Continue Reading

A Temporary Tattoo May Be the First Painless Glucose Measurement Tool

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Scientists have invented a temporary tattoo that can monitor glucose levels. This new technology may soon be a common part of diabetes supplies Tattoos may get a bad rap but what if one, albeit the temporary variety, could help you monitor health issues? Researchers and nano-engineers have been developing a temporary tattoo that might be… Continue Reading

Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Pumps: What You Need to Know

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices are an important part of diabetes supplies for some people who need to keep an especially close eye on their condition.     With new advancements in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, diabetes management is becoming much easier, very quickly. Currently, although not for everyone, CGM devices are an important… Continue Reading

What Triggers Your Blood Sugar to Change

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Having diabetes means watching for blood sugar swings. Find more information on what causes these swings and how to control them.   If you’re living with diabetes, you are more than likely worried about swings in your blood sugar levels. Here is a list of common reasons for these swings. Keep in mind that some… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Retinopathy: What You Need to Know

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Retinopathy is the most common eye disease those with diabetes suffer from. Prevention lies in lowering the risk factors by managing your diabetes and your overall health.  If you or a loved one have diabetes, you’re likely aware that it can affect a number of different areas of the body. One such area? The eyes.… Continue Reading

Surprising Diabetes Statistics

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Learn surprising diabetes statistics regarding the prevalence and growth of diabetes and what you can do to learn more if you are diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is life changing. When you are first diagnosed, the amount of information you have to learn can sometimes be overwhelming. It may feel like in order to responsibly manage… Continue Reading

New Research Suggests Artificial Sweeteners May Be a Link to Type 2 Diabetes

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New research says artificial sweeteners could be a precursor to diabetes.      Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly popular in recent years. From diet sodas to “sugar-free” pies and cakes, these ingredients are easily found by anyone looking for an option to sugar. However, this so called healthier option could actually not be healthy at all… Continue Reading

Safe While you Sleep: New Study Offers Promise for those with Type-1 Diabetes

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Learn how one recent study could make all the difference for those with Type-1 diabetes during nighttime.   Having diabetes means always being aware of your body, the disease, and the many health choices necessary in successfully managing it. You might think that nighttime brings relief – a time of rest when those with diabetes… Continue Reading

New Treatment Options for Diabetes on the Horizon: Autologous Cell Replacement

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Are you one of the millions of diabetics worldwide who must endure multiple painful daily insulin injections?  Maybe you have considered other therapies such as an insulin pump but were intimidated by the somewhat invasive procedure. What if there was a way for you to restore your body’s ability to produce insulin using your very… Continue Reading

Diabetes Increases Risk of Thyroid Cancer

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   Researchers associated with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found that the presence of diabetes increased the 10-year risk of thyroid cancer by 25% among adults 50 to 71 years old. Women were at a particularly high risk. No one is quite sure why there is a connection although both… Continue Reading

Hearing Loss and Diabetes May Be LInked

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  Hearing loss  is more than twice as common in people with diabetes than in people without the condition, according to an analysis of 13 studies. However, no cause and effect was found when Japanese researchers pooled the results of studies involving nearly 8,800 people with hearing impairment, of whom more than 1,000 had diabetes, and… Continue Reading

Can Sleep Problems Worsen Diabetes OR Does Diabetes Cause Sleep Problems?

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A new study has shown that people with diabetes who have difficulties sleeping, have higher levels of blood glucose and experience greater difficulty in controlling their hyperglycemia. But, it is still unknown if  diabetes causes the problems with sleep OR if the problems with sleep cause the higher levels of blood glucose. The take-home message for… Continue Reading