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Omega-3 fatty acids may not prevent heart disease for type 1 diabetics
A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has revealed that consuming more omega-3 fatty acids does lower the risk of heart disease for women with type 1 diabetes.
Insulin delivery technology may help diabetics better control blood glucose
According to medical experts, the use of insulin delivery devices - such as pens and pumps - may enable diabetic patients to better control their blood glucose and minimize their risk for chronic health problems.
Sensors can help type 1 diabetics control their blood glucose levels better
According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, attaching a blood sugar sensor to an insulin pump helps patients with type 1 diabetes control their glucose level better.
Scientists test efficiency of BCG vaccination in type 1 diabetes treatment
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Iacocca Foundation have announced the completion of the first phase of clinical trials for type 1 diabetes, which suggest that bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination may prove to be a viable treatment.
Protein fragments may trigger type 1 diabetes in mice
A study at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has revealed a protein fragment that may be responsible for triggering type 1 diabetes in mice.
Structure of insulin receptor may lead to potential type 1 diabetes treatments
Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have revealed the structure of a lesser-known component of the insulin receptor, creating the potential for new type 1 diabetes treatments.
Insulin-producing cells continue to proliferate, offer hope for type 1 diabetics
A research team at the Peninsula Medical School in England has observed that insulin-producing beta cells are capable of proliferating in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Texas scientists make inroads into possible type 1 diabetes cure
Type 1 diabetes is a currently incurable condition that affects some 340,000 Americans. Fortunately, recent genetic studies have shown that there may be ways to reverse the disease and improve these individuals’ quality of life.
Dealing with Diabetes in the Summer Heat
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetics may develop diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) which makes it difficult to cope with the summer heat. A large number of people with diabetes have neuropathy (between 60% and 70%), which may affect the ability to sweat and therefore cool the body.
Does Diabetes Raise Your Risk of Cancer?
Diabetes and Cancer:  Are Diabetes Risk Factors and Treatments Linked to Cancer? We begin this week’s headlines with news from the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association which has published a review of literature that suggests that diabetes risk factors and treatments may be associated with cancer.
Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity
Insulin Therapy and Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes
Can Tequila Treat Diabetes?
Tequila Treats Diabetes?
Islet Cell Transplanation?
Islet Cell Transplantation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
The Economic Burden of Diabetes
Medications Put an Economic Burden on People with Diabetes Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice’s March 2010 issue brings to us an interesting article titled “Impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on prescription medication burden and out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.”   The researchers assessed the economic burden of d
Avandia and Heart Attack Risk
March brings the beginning of spring, so get your gardening clothes ready. If you are not sure about the exercise value of gardening, please read this article. Make sure that you drink lots of fresh water if the weather is hot and place your glucometer in your pocket, along with glucose tablets.
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