Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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...

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...

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...

Depression Might Be a Big Factor for Erectile Dysfunction with Type 1 Diabetes

A study finds more than one-third of young men with Type 1 experience ED, and that depression might be a big factor. Some sex therapists who work with the diabetes population believe that erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with Type 1 was largely the result of glucose control issues. Now, a team of Italian researchers...

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...

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...

A Smartphone App That Controls and Stabilized Blood Sugar

AN APP FOR DIABETES For people with diabetes, insulin injections are often an inevitable part of life. However, a new device created by Chinese researchers and tested in mice may make needles a thing of the past. The team implanted insulin-producing cells into diabetic mice and then used a smartphone app to “switch” those cells on. Within two hours,...

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,...

Researchers Cure Diabetes in Mice Without Side Effects

A Cure for Diabetes A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots. The discovery, made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin. Bruno Doiron,...
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