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Using Behavior Modification to Treat Diabetes

The cost of medication nonadherence, or not taking medications as prescribed, is more than $250 billion a year in the U.S. In addition, nonadherence...
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Dairy and Diabetes: What’s the Deal?

There has been an on-going debate on whether dairy is good for you, although a new study has recently shown that there may be...
Turmeric

Turmeric: Can it Treat Diabetes or Cause Harm?

Have you heard about turmeric? If you have ever struggled with arthritic knees, skin irritation from breast cancer radiation treatment, or heart attacks you...
Weight Gain VS BMI

Weight Gain vs BMI

There has been new research done on the effects of weight gain in children and adults.  Weight gain could significantly impact the risk of...
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Loop: a New Artificial Pancreas App from Tidepool

Tidepool has officially thrown its support behind Loop, an app designed for DIY automated insulin delivery devices, also known as an artificial pancreas. This...
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Insulin Resistance: What Is It?

Insulin resistance is a condition in which your body doesn’t respond well to insulin produced in the pancreas. Insulin is a life-sustaining hormone that...
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The Flu Vaccine and Diabetes: What You Should Know

If you have diabetes, it’s incredibly important to get your flu vaccine. Diabetes can cripple the immune system and make it harder for you...

New Findings on the Immune System in Type 1

Recently, there have been new findings in the cause of type 1 diabetes. We know that type 1 is an autoimmune disease. Usually, immune...
Dementia Diabetes

Dementia and Diabetes: Risks and Links

Dementia and diabetes have long been known to have a connection. Risk of death from low blood sugar New findings show that the risk of death...
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The Metformin Side Effects You Should Know About

Metformin is a common drug used to manage high blood sugar brought on by type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, but it does come with...

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