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Hallelujah! Diabetes Mellitus May Not Be So Dependent On Insulin, After all.

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Share As if the onset of Diabetes Mellitus was not enough of a trial, insulin sensitive type 2 diabetics have had a hard time keeping their glycemic index at a healthy level. So far, there was no alternative to insulin, but now there is hope for the insulin sensitive diabetic. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine approached the …

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@Asian Americans. Be There or Be Square.

Asian Americans

Share National Institutes of Health researchers revealed that more than half of Asian-Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed. They used data collected in 2011-2012 from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports the journal J.A.M.A . For the first time since, researchers were able to quantify the prevalence of diabetes amongst Asian-Americans. They found that this group has the …

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Without Putting Too Fine A Point On It. Juvenile Diabetes.

World Diabetes Awareness Day

Share This year, World Diabetes Awareness Day, are calling for the need for awareness of the financial costs surrounding diabetes. Diabetic patients have the lifetime expense of medication, monitors, meters and cool bags at the very least. The hidden costs to the family and the community are also very high. From everywhere we hear the diabetes mellitus is a pandemic. …

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Life’s A Journey, Not A Destination.

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Share Travel can be enjoyable, exhilarating and daring, if you so wish! Being diagnosed with diabetes (either type 1 and 2) shouldn’t change that fact or act as a deterrent to leading a fulfilling and successful life. You just need to plan better and plan in advance to cover all eventualities and reduce possible complications. How you prepare your plans …

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From baby to Baby!… Gestational Diabetes Insipidus

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Share As the name suggests, diabetes insipidus, which occurs post- partum or during pregnancy, is termed Gestational. Experts believe that this diabetes occurs because of excess production/impaired clearance of vasopressinase. The placenta in mothers-to-be produces vasopressinase which is responsible for breaking up the antidiuretic hormone (ADH). Unlike other forms of Diabetes Insipidus, this gestational diabetes is treated with desmopressin. Vasopressin …

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