Motorcyclist rides across country to bring attention to diabetes – KCAU 9


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Motorcyclist rides across country to bring attention to diabetes
KCAU 9
DES MOINES, Iowa (WOI) - Rex Covington stands out wherever he goes. "The No. 1 question I get is, 'Do you sleep in this?' and yes, I do. I do sleep in this. I get in a hotel about every other week, but most of the time, I'm sleeping in this camper ...

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Poor sleep and type 2 diabetes means slower wound healing – Science Daily


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Poor sleep and type 2 diabetes means slower wound healing
Science Daily
The result: the diabetic mice with fragmented sleep needed about 13 days for their wounds to achieve 50 percent healing. By contrast, even with sleep interruptions, the wounds of normal-weight healthy mice reached the same milestone in about five days.
Poor sleep + type 2 diabetes = Slower wound healingEurekAlert (press release)
Study: Poor Sleep + Type 2 Diabetes = Slower Wound HealingTennessee Today

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New medical specialty needed to manage growing number of Americans with diabetes – Science Daily


New medical specialty needed to manage growing number of Americans with diabetes
Science Daily
Compounding this problem, numbers of endocrinologists, the physicians who specialize in treating diabetes, are dwindling as the older generation retires with fewer new physicians filling the ranks. This means the burden of care has fallen on primary ...

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New diabetes technology options can ease disease management, but education key – Healio


New diabetes technology options can ease disease management, but education key
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BALTIMORE — Recent developments and approvals in the diabetes technology space have revolutionized care and glycemic management for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but patients must be careful to avoid several key mistakes when using insulin pumps ...

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It’s a dangerous eating disorder that affects people with diabetes. So why haven’t you heard of it? – The Seattle Times


It's a dangerous eating disorder that affects people with diabetes. So why haven't you heard of it?
The Seattle Times
When Erin Akers was 9, she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that causes the body to stop producing the insulin it needs to survive. At 14, she decided that losing weight was more important than taking her insulin. She spent her ...

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Poor sleep + type 2 diabetes = Slower wound healing – EurekAlert (press release)


Poor sleep + type 2 diabetes = Slower wound healing
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People with Type 2 diabetes who don't sleep well could need more time to heal their wounds, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The research, which appeared online in the journal SLEEP on ...

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Individuals with Type 1 diabetes in Houston should plan for emergencies – Chron.com


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Individuals with Type 1 diabetes in Houston should plan for emergencies
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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, JDRF Houston Gulf Coast Chapter members worked to deliver life-saving insulin and diabetic medical supplies to those in need in Houston and surrounding areas. Gulf Coast residents with Type 1 diabetes should take ...

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Targeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesity – Medical News Today


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Targeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesity
Medical News Today
Disruptions of processes involving this mechanism are implicated in diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders. One of the senior study authors, Prof. Volker Haucke, of the FMP, says that their findings "may provide a direct ...

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New Medical Specialty Needed to Manage Growing Number of Americans with Diabetes – PR Newswire (press release)


New Medical Specialty Needed to Manage Growing Number of Americans with Diabetes
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20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The emerging field of diabetology—a sub-specialty of endocrinology focused on the treatment of people with diabetes—is intended to address an emerging crisis in health care: Nearly one-third of Americans has a type 2 diabetes ...

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VIDEO: Peer support network vital to successful transition to college with diabetes – Healio


VIDEO: Peer support network vital to successful transition to college with diabetes
Healio
BALTIMORE — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with Christina Roth, founder and CEO of the College Diabetes Network, about transitioning to college with diabetes.

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