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Life with diabetes can be complicated. Checking your blood glucose every day, taking medication or injecting insulin, monitoring your food intake to account for the proper carbohydrate intake, getting the right nutrients, checking your feet and exercising are daily occurrences for the person with diabetes.
For people who don't already know, here's the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes: the body produces little or no insulin in the case of type 1, and isn't able to utilize the insulin that it does produce in type 2. It's a significant difference, so it's important that patients are diagnosed correctly.
As the global prevalence of diabetes mellitus continues to increase rapidly, with more than 366 million diabetics worldwide, hemoglobin A1c testing is now an essential assay in the diabetes testing repertoire.
Standard diabetes prevention advice is not getting through to - or even worse, is letting down - millions of North Americans.
The electronic version of the article was released in late spring with the print version due out this month.
Sierra Sandison has become a role model for many since she took the Miss Idaho crown after learning to embrace her diabetes diagnosis with pride.
Owners of a local bar celebrated their silver wedding anniversary in style by raising 1,070 for a diabetes charity.
Corey Harrison, star of "Pawn Stars," is in the best shape of his life after his stunning 192-pound weight loss following bariatric lap-band surgery, ABC News reported Monday.
However, in all but one case, Afrezza may compete with their strongest and most profitable existing drug or with new drugs in their pipelines.
About 400 people showed up to the Anglican Parish Hall for a community feast to kick off a TB research project by Gonzalo Alvarez, right, in March.
In the liver tissue of obese animals with type 2 diabetes, unhealthy, fat-filled cells are prolific .
Researchers say that diagnosing someone as prediabetic is unnecessary. But with more people becoming diabetic, the diagnosis may still be helpful for prevention.
The webinar is geared toward primary and specialty care physicians, physician assistants, advance practice registered nurses, registered dieticians, and health care staff.
Free radical biology & medicine , Vol. 50, No. 5. , pp. 567-575, doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2010.12.006 Oxidative stress has been implicated as a contributor to both the onset and the progression of diabetes and its associated complications.
Jessica Hill of Henlow Academy has earned a Royal Society Chemistry Award for her CREST Project entitled How Much Insulin Do Different Ice Creams Need? Her project was one of 106 pieces of work entered in The Big Bang Eastern Science Fair in Duxford on Tuesday, July 8. Jessica based her project on her personal experience of Type 1 Diabetes and ... (more)
A US beauty queen has been flooded with messages of support after taking to the catwalk in a bikini and a slightly unusual accessory.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:55 am
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