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How to Commemorate World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Awareness Month is here! Diabetic Nation will be commemorating this month for the next few weeks with educational articles, infographics, and videos. With...
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Are You Living with Undiagnosed Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that affects more than 30 million Americans. Of the 30 million Americans living with diabetes, nearly 7 million of them...
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Artificial pancreas approved for use in kids, improves distress

You may have heard about the artificial pancreas, a system that helps people with type 1 manage their blood sugar levels and administer insulin....
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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...
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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...
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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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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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