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1 hr ago | It's Relevant

Video: 'Diabetes Awareness Week' Kicks off in Greenwich

Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei declared the week of September 15 "Diabetes Awareness Week" in Greenwich. The American Diabetes Association is working with the Town and Greenwich Hospital to bring awareness to the disease that affects over 29 million Americans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Greenwich, CT, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Fairfield County, CT

5 hrs ago | Medical Daily

High-Fat Dairy Products, Like Whole Milk And Cream, Can Lower Diabetes Risk

Fats in our diet play an important role in type 2 diabetes development, whether it be good or bad, by affecting glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity. A recent study presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Vienna, Austria suggests that consuming dairy products high in fat, such as whole milk and cream, can reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 23 percent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, World News, Austria,

5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Study shows consumption of high-fat dairy products is associated with ...

New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Vienna, Austria, shows that people with the highest consumption of high-fat dairy products have a 23% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with the lowest consumption . The research is by Dr Ulrika Ericson, Lund University Diabetes Center, MalmA , Sweden, and colleagues.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Austria, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

8 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Diabetic Retinopathy

If you have diabetes, you probably know that your body can't use or store sugar properly. When your blood sugar gets too high, it can damage the blood vessels in your eyes.

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12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Diabetes gene discovered in mice and men

A joint work by EPFL, ETH Zurich and the CHUV has identified a pathological process that takes place in both mice and humans towards one of the most common diseases that people face in the industrialized world: type 2 diabetes . This work was conducted in Johan Auwerx's and Ruedi Aebersold's laboratories, and succeeded thanks to the combination of each team's strengths.

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17 hrs ago | West Australian

Exclusive - Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the centre of a new healthcare system by Apple.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Medicine, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Healthcare Law, Law, DexCom, Healthcare Industry

17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Age and diabetes duration linked to risk of death and macrovascular complications

New research published in Diabetologia shows that age and duration of diabetes disease are linked to the risk of death and marcovascular complications , whereas only diabetes duration is linked to the risk of microvascular complications . This means younger people with diabetes are more at risk of microvascular complications since they are more likely to have diabetes for longer over their lifetimes than those diagnosed at an older age, and should be targeted for more intensive interventions to help control their blood sugar.

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17 hrs ago | Medical News

Gut hormone-drug combination therapy more effective at improving type 2 diabetes

Combined treatment with a drug that mimics the action of a gut hormone and basal insulin is more effective at improving blood sugar control than other anti-diabetic treatments, with similar rates of hypoglycaemia and greater weight loss, a systematic review and meta-analysis published in The Lancet shows. "Achieving normal blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes is compromised by the adverse side effects plaguing currently available treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Low Blood Sugar, Endocrinology

19 hrs ago | Flintshire Standard

Holywell woman tells of two year diabetes 'denial'

A sudden drop in sugar levels after she stopped taking her medication for two years has changed Jessica's life for ever. In 2010, Jessica began to suffer from depression and went into denial about her illness and began skipping her injections which resulted in her health deteriorating rapidly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Valley News Live

Diabetes walk raises $46,000 for non-profit JDRF

For the first time in Fargo more than 600 supporters walked to help find a cure for diabetes raising $46,000! Step by step all of the proceeds raised go towards the foundation to help improve the lives of type one diabetics. More than 33 families who have a loved one diagnosed with the disease participated.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine, Health, Fargo, ND

Financial Times

Novo Nordisk and the diabetes epidemic

Sep 14, 2014 : Rising insulin sales have made Novo Nordisk one of the strongest growth stories in the pharma sector.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novo Nordisk AS, Epidemic, Medicine, Natural Disasters, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

WHAS11

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Northern Echo

Charity champion standing down

LINDA WOOD, regional manager for Diabetes UK in the North-East and North Yorkshire, is retiring after nearly 16 years of campaigning for better care for people with diabetes in the area. Ms Wood who was based in Darlington, joined Diabetes UK when it was called the British Diabetic Association in 1998 and has supported 28 Diabetes UK voluntary groups in the region.

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Diabetes Mine

Sunday Funnies: If Starbucks Did Diabetes

Fall weather is just about here and the pumpkin spice latte is a drink of choice for many Starbucks-lovers, including those of us with diabetes Even if some are raising concerns about all that's in the pumpkin spice latte, we might order it up - if it did away with that band-aid smell of insulin! And we're apparently not the only ones thinking of pumpkin-spice insulin Thanks again to Jon Carter , our newest illustrator who's been a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years and has drawn for numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

CiteULike

The mechanism of collagen cross-linking in diabetes: a puzzle nearing resolution.

Considerable interest has been focused in recent years on the mechanism of collagen cross-linking by high glucose in vitro and in vivo. Experiments in both diabetic humans and in animals have shown that over time collagen becomes less soluble, less digestible by collagenase, more stable to heat-induced denaturation, and more glycated.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sussex Express

Mother's anger over diabetes treatment

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper. An angry mother is calling for more awareness about Type 1 diabetes in babies and children after claiming her daughter was almost denied a 'life-saving' prescription.

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Examiner.com

Toning up for people with diabetes

We all know how important physical exercise is for burning calories and sugar. When your workout is aerobic, you'll increase your metabolism and circulation, reduce stress and keep your heart healthy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Circulation, Weight Training, Fitness, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Truthdig

Diabetes Patients Suffer Unregulated and Commercially Unnecessary Insulin Price Hikes

Though it's been on the market for many years for relatively cheap, a single month-long dose of the insulin variety Humulin, manufactured by Eli Lily, costs $1,200 today - more than five times the amount in 2007. Why? Because the company can charge that much, Eli Lily's marketing director said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Health, Marketing, US News, Liberal Political News

Grantham Journal

Grantham cyclist with diabetes finishes London to Paris ride

A Grantham man with type one diabetes has completed a 220-mile journey, cycling from London to Paris in three days. Lee Turner, of Dysart Road, joined a group of 25 cyclists for the ride to raise money for Diabetes UK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Diabetes Mine

Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Magic on the Wrist Dreams Coming True

Welcome back to another round of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine , hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator W il Dubois This week, Wil hears a heart-breaking story about a very scary hypo and how it's making one family wonder what options exist that could help perhaps some diabetes tech that could be worn on the wrist? In these times of #WeAreNotWaiting , Wil has many thoughts to share on the possibilities Jennifer, type 3 from Alabama writes: Is the Sleep Easy wristband glucose meter being sold yet? Where do I buy it, and how much does it cost? I really need one. My mom's sugar dropped to 28 in less than 15 minutes and if my son had not heard her yell, and went to check on her, she would be dead.

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