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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...
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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 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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How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster with Diabetes

Climate change is increasing the number of natural disasters we see every year. If you have diabetes, a natural disaster could be very dangerous...
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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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