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The Benefits of Smart Insulin Pens

Smart insulin pens make the process of managing your diabetes easier. These insulin pens combine the features of being an injector pen and bolus...
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Could gene therapy be the future of diabetes care?

With DNA altering technology, there’s new hope for gene therapy for diabetes. New gene therapy technology could be the key to curing type 1. CRISPR...
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The Dangerous Practice of Rationing Insulin

Have you heard of the practice of rationing insulin? In 2003, a vial of insulin cost around $40. Since then, the price has skyrocketed...
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Eating Out with Diabetes: 11 Tips

We know it can be hard to eat out at a restaurant with diabetes. You need to keep tight tabs on your blood sugar...
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PCOS and Diabetes: The Connection

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a hormonal imbalance that affects 6 to 12 percent of women of reproductive age in the United States. It...
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Risk for Postpartum Depression after Gestational Diabetes

A new study has discovered a link between gestational diabetes and postpartum depression. What is postpartum depression? Postpartum depression happens in 10 to 15 percent of...
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What’s the Link?: Diabetes, Vitamin D, and Gum Disease

The link between vitamin D deficiency and type 2 diabetes has been studied by researchers for years. In fact, studies suggest that vitamin D...
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Taking Metformin While Pregnant: Benefits and Risks

Gestational diabetes occurs when the blood sugar of a pregnant woman becomes too high. Blood sugar levels will usually return to normal after giving...
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Medicaid Expansion Means Coverage, Medication for Diabetes Patients

In 2014, the Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid eligibility, offering coverage to millions of people who may have gone without insurance otherwise. It’s undeniable...
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Diabetic Women More Likely to Develop Cancer

A new study from The George Institute of Global Health has officially linked diabetes and cancer. The link has been suspected for years, but...

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