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


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Motorcyclist rides across country to bring attention to diabetes
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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

Tennessee TodayPoor sleep and type 2 diabetes means slower wound healingScience DailyThe 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, th… Continue reading

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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 diabetesScience DailyCompounding this problem, numbers of endocrinologists, the physicians who specialize in treating diabetes, are dwindling as the older generation retires with f… Continue reading

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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 keyHealioBALTIMORE — Recent developments and approvals in the diabetes technology space have revolutionized care and glycemic management for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but pati… Continue reading

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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
EurekAlert (press release)
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

Chron.comIndividuals with Type 1 diabetes in Houston should plan for emergenciesChron.comIn 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 Ho… Continue reading

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

Medical News TodayTargeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesityMedical News TodayDisruptions of processes involving this mechanism are implicated in diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders. One of the senior st… Continue reading

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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 DiabetesPR Newswire (press release)20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The emerging field of diabetology—a sub-specialty of endocrinology focused on the treatment of people with diabetes—is i… Continue reading

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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 diabetesHealioBALTIMORE — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with Christina Roth, founder and CEO … Continue reading

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