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1 hr ago | Dynamo Theory
Saturday, September 21, Houston Dynamo Organization will be putting together a team in the American Diabetes Association's "Tour de Cure". The team has gathered around 110 riders and this will be the Dynamo's fourth year participating in the Tour de Cure.
1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog
An HbA1c threshold of a< 5.9 percent can identify all women with gestational diabetes in early pregnancy, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Diabetes Care .
2 hrs ago | Diabetes Mine
This morning, JDRF officially announced a partnership with the innovative non-profit Tidepool that's building a "device agnostic cloud platform" to allow diabetes data from various D-devices to be easily accessed, viewed and shared. The specific goal here is to support development of a new " Universal Device Uploader " - a simple software tool that patients will be able to download for free, to connect their devices including insulin pumps and CGM to Tidepool's open platform.
2 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy
This disease is a state when the patient has abnormal blood sugar levels, but they are not threatening enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.
3 hrs ago | Medical News
The American Diabetes Association Maryland Chapter and WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, have announced the launch of a collaboration to empower people in Maryland with type 2 diabetes to take control of their diabetes by improving their day-to-day self-management. This announcement marks the beginning of the collaboration between WellDoc and ADA, with many activities to come throughout 2014 and 2015.
4 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster
UP TO A STORY WE BROUGHT TO YOU LAST YEAR. A SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY FAMILY IS LOOKING AT THE NEW EDITION TO THEIR FAMILY.
7 hrs ago | Diabetes Mine
Fellow type 1 Sierra Sandison unfortunately wasn't crowned the second-ever Miss America with diabetes as we'd all hoped, but the 20-year-old from Idaho is without a doubt a winner in every other way to our Diabetes Community. In case you hadn't heard: On Sunday night, millions tuned in to watch the Miss America 2015 competition on ABC and see Sierra be named America's Choice - meaning she snagged the top number of popular votes in an online video contest that propelled her into the final rounds of the Miss America contest and gave her the chance to show the world how proud she was to show off her insulin pump .
10 hrs ago | Medical News Today
University of British Columbia, in collaboration with BetaLogics Venture, a division of Janssen Research & Development, LLC, has published a study highlighting a protocol to convert stem cells into insulin-producing cells. The new procedure could be an important step in the fight against Type 1 diabetes .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:54 am
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