Wednesday, September 20, 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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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