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Fewer People Are Being Diagnosed with Diabetes

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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

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

Tracking Your Health and Fitness Just got Easier

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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

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