Diabetes

New research presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 80th Scientific Sessions last month revealed some startling potential consequences of hyperglycemia on brain function. Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles, applied brain imaging and specialized analysis techniques to discern differences in the brain structure of patients with type 2 diabetes at different levels
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Alexi Melvin In the United States, the complex healthcare system acts as a barrier for many people who require insulin to live. Without insurance, one vial of insulin can cost up to $350 – with most people requiring multiple vials of insulin each
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For the millions of people living with type 1 diabetes worldwide, the development of an effective system to automatically regulate blood sugar levels is of paramount significance. Artificial pancreas systems (APS) are being developed with the goals of automatically adjusting the delivery of insulin (and potentially, glucagon) based on glucose readings from a continuous glucose
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Divya Gopisetty, Hanna Gutow, and Albert Cai In exciting news, Tandem announced expanded clearance for the hybrid closed loop Control-IQ. The system is now available for children ages 6-13 The FDA cleared Tandem’s automated insulin delivery (AID) system, Control-IQ, for children ages 6-13, last week in the US.
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Approximately 463 million people globally are living with type 2 diabetes and by 2045, this is supposed to rise to 700 million. Type 2 diabetes is largely caused by insulin resistance (IR) while the cause of IR can range from any number of genetic deficiencies to environmental causes. It’s important to look at both of
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. If you’ve never tried coconut shrimp, now is the time my friends! It’s basically an easy way to enjoy tasty shrimp! Shrimp coated in shredded coconut which is then fried, pan-fried, baked, or even air fried! You can enjoy this as a meal by adding
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Eating healthy and learning to make better food choices is easier than ever, with the internet at our fingertips giving us boundless wisdom and guidance. Fresh fruits and vegetables are easily found at every grocery and corner store, but it’s not always easy, nor does everyone know where to start. Sometimes “swapping” one thing out
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At the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 80th scientific sessions last week, Dr. Ashutosh Subharwal, Department Chair and Director of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, put together a compelling presentation that showed the benefits of using smartphone sensors to measure behavior-biology pathways and use those findings to assess, treat and improve healthcare
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. Looking for keto-friendly ways to enjoy taco night? While traditional corn or flour tortillas are high in carbs, there are a few low carb options. The easiest method is to ditch the shell and just mix the ingredients together in a bowl. You can
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COVID-19 has officially changed the way the world runs. More than ever, people are staying home (whether by choice or mandate), spending more time with their families, avoiding public events, and yes, working from home. Essential employees, such as frontline healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, sanitation crews and workers rendering city services, are still having
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It is refreshing to see so many people living with type one diabetes in the sports world. Billy Fredrick is another great athlete out there representing us on the baseball field. Billy received a full scholarship to UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara), who was ranked 6th in the nation in baseball, despite living with
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At the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 80th scientific sessions, Dr. Robert Zimmerman MD, Vice-Chairman of Endocrinology and Director of Diabetes Center Cleveland Clinic, and his team discussed the importance of creating a smooth and seamless transition from pediatric to adult care. This time of transition is considered a high-risk time for patients living with diabetes.
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I am always looking for a low-calorie and low-carb shake that I can enjoy without the blood sugar spikes. I also look for other nutritional benefits in my shake and find many are lacking. If you are looking for a shake you can enjoy that will fit your keto requirements, Smirk is the drink for
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