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Fewer People Are Being Diagnosed with Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Fewer cases of diabetes are being reported in recent years. However, the epidemic is not over!!   The number of new diabetes cases being reported has declined for the fifth year straight. After decades of increases, this is a positive sign according to health care professionals. In 2014, 1.4 million people were diagnosed with diabetes,… Continue Reading

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

Eating Carbs at the END of Your Meal Might Be Good for Your Health

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes Statistics, Diet and Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
You might want to save that dinner roll for AFTER dinner. A recent study published in the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Care Journal found that eating carbohydrates at the end of your meal could help to reduce glucose and insulin levels. The study was conducted to determine if the order in which different types of… Continue Reading

Your Child’s Diabetes Diagnosis: What’s Next?

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
If your child is diagnosed with diabetes, learn how to manage the diagnosis with tips and resources that will help your child continue to live a normal, happy and healthy life.  Having a child diagnosed with diabetes can be very overwhelming, scary, intimidating and challenging. However, you are not alone. According to the Juvenile Diabetes… Continue Reading

Surprising Diabetes Statistics

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
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

Tracking Your Health and Fitness Just got Easier

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes App, Diabetes Statistics, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
A new iPhone application lets you track your fitness & health from your phone, perfect for someone with diabetes to gain more control over their health   Did you know that the new IOS 8 software for iPhone includes a health application that allows you to track your health and fitness data? The Health App… Continue Reading

Older Adults and Diabetes: The Importance of Staying Active

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Statistics, Exercise and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Learn why physical activity is especially important for older adults with diabetes and how to get started caring for your body today.   We all know maintaining a high level of physical activity is important for everyone, regardless of their age or whether they have diabetes. But sometimes, those with the disease underestimate the positive… Continue Reading

The National Diabetes Statistics Report 2014: What You Need to Know

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Statistics, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
This report reveals trends in diabetes diagnosis and management through activity, medication, and diabetes supplies such as insulin pumps. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2014. Drawing on figures produced by the 2009-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2010-2012 National Health Interview Survey, and 2012… Continue Reading

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Diabetes & Endocrinology

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From U.S. News & World Report Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Diabetes & Endocrinology "The top 50 centers for children with serious diabetes or endocrine disorders were recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Management of diabetes, overall infection prevention, and a range of diabetes treatment options are among the factors that made up 75… Continue Reading

What is the Diabetes Belt?

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  A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies 15 states in the US that make up the Diabetes Belt. The study concludes that about 12 per cent of the people living in the “belt” have diabetes as opposed to 8.5 percent "outside the belt."The CDC’s  Lawrence E. Barker stated that a major… Continue Reading

Prevalence of Arthritis in People with Diabetes Very High

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"The prevalence of arthritis is astoundingly high in people with diabetes," said Dr. John H. Klippel, president and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation. "Over half the people with diabetes have arthritis." Although there appears to be a connection between arthritis and diabetes, the reason for it isn’t known, Klippel said. A possible explanation is obesity,… Continue Reading

Diabetes Increasing Dramatically in Older Americans

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According to a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, increasing numbers and percentages of Americans older than 65 having diagnosed diabetes is growing fast, which together with reducing death rates and lack of improvement in treating side effects, is contributing significantly to the growing burden of paying for and providing their medical… Continue Reading