Thursday, February 22, 2018

Preston Holm determined to fight diabetes

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Preston Holm (center) stands strong with his family (L to R) sister Cora Thordson, mother Renee Thordson, sister Morgan Thorson and step-father Paul Thordson. HANSKA — Preston Holm of Hanska will be entering fifth grade this fall and he will have one of the more dramatic summer stories to tell...

Trump’s OMB Director Wasn’t Alone in Denigrating Diabetes

A Washington Examiner report relaying a Trump Administration official’s comments on diabetes elicited strong condemnation from diabetes advocacy organizations and people with diabetes over the weekend. However, the report didn’t quote Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney completely, nor did it mention that he was just one of several panel discussion...

First patient in diabetes trial is now diabetes-free

  The doctors of the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from high diabetes by a unique method of treatment. Now, the doctors are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needs not to take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication...

Discover These Non-Diabetes Drugs and Supplements That Affect Glucose Levels

The main medicine people with Type 1 diabetes take on a daily basis is insulin, but did you know that other non-diabetes-related medications can affect your blood sugar, too? This side effect can create havoc on your glucose management if you don’t adjust your insulin levels to accommodate it. Here’s a list of medications to...

Type 2 Diabetes: Protein Deposits Could Be a Big Factor

UESDAY, Aug. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Protein deposits in the pancreas may lead scientists to a better understanding of type 2 diabetes. The protein -- called amyloid polypeptide (IAPP) -- collects in the pancreas in people with type 2 diabetes. But whether these deposits cause the disease or appear after the disease begins hasn't been clear. Researchers...

Popular SA Kwaito star dies after diabetes complications

Cape Town - Kwaito star Mixon 'Tsekeleke' Tholo died on Tuesday night after a long sickbed. According to EWN, Tholo was admitted to a hospital in Vosloorus due to complications related to diabetes. The local singer was best known for his hit song Fatty Boom Boom. Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture Minister, shared his condolences on social media,...

Watch this 11-Year-Old Marches Across America For Diabetes Awareness

AURORA, Colo (CBS4) – Noah Barnes and his family walked along Colfax Avenue today on their way into Denver as part of Noah’s March Across America. He’s raising awareness for diabetes and raising money for the American Diabetes Association. “It brings awareness, and the niceness of people give us donations,” the 11-year-old told CBS4. LINK: Donate to Noah’s March...

Treating Your Type 2 Diabetes Condition with This Surprising Drug

Medication currently being used to treat obesity is also proving to have significant health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published today. The earlier diabetes is diagnosed and treatment starts, the better. Treating diabetes early reduces your risk of other health problems. The study explains how this therapeutic benefit for type 2...

Here’s Why Diabetes Tech Industry Business is Booming

Diabetes is big business. If you don't believe me, just Google the term "diabetes is big business" to see the headlines that agree. As of 2012, $245 billion was spent in the United States alone per year, and that has some people believing there will never be a cure—there is too much money in it. Maybe...

7 Food Myths You Probably Doesn’t Know for Diabetic People

Diabetic diets come with several misconceptions. You should eat what's healthy for everyone, like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Special food isn't necessary. You can also have carbohydrates, sugar, dessert, and fruits. It's all about portion control. In limited amounts, alcohol is allowed, but it shouldn't replace other foods. Sugar-free is also not a...


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