Free becomes certified diabetes educator – Sidney Herald Leader


Sidney Herald Leader

Free becomes certified diabetes educator
Sidney Herald Leader
Sidney Health Center is pleased to announce that Jacquelyn Free, Family Nurse Practitioner recently became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). According to the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators, a CDE® is a health professional who ...

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Can diabetes drug really protect the heart? – The Hippocratic Post (blog)


The Hippocratic Post (blog)

Can diabetes drug really protect the heart?
The Hippocratic Post (blog)
Similarly, only 16 per cent of patients with type 2 diabetes who were not prescribed the drug were identified as being as high a risk of cardiovascular disease as those in the trial. Such findings highlight the limitations of clinical trials which are ...

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Increased Risk of Diabetes-Related ED Visits With Unstable Housing – Endocrinology Advisor


Endocrinology Advisor

Increased Risk of Diabetes-Related ED Visits With Unstable Housing
Endocrinology Advisor
HealthDay News — Unstable housing is associated with an increased likelihood of diabetes-related emergency department visits and hospitalization, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care. Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, from Massachusetts General ...

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Sewage Shows the Way to a Novel Diabetes Vaccine – Scientific American


Scientific American

Sewage Shows the Way to a Novel Diabetes Vaccine
Scientific American
Almost three decades ago a British epidemiologist named David P. Strachan proposed a simple, if counterintuitive, idea to explain why hay fever, eczema and asthma had become increasingly common over the preceding century. Strachan linked rising rates ...

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Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling
Medical Xpress
The James Bay Cree of Northern Québec, a population of 18,000 people, live in 10 communities on their traditional territory of Eeyou Istchee. The territory covers about 450,000 square kilometres, and they actively use all of it in their life on the ...

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Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling
Medical Xpress
The James Bay Cree of Northern Québec, a population of 18,000 people, live in 10 communities on their traditional territory of Eeyou Istchee. The territory covers about 450,000 square kilometres, and they actively use all of it in their life on the ...

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Reinforcing Patient-Specific Diabetes Care Plans – Pharmacy Times


Reinforcing Patient-Specific Diabetes Care Plans
Pharmacy Times
Richard Wynn, MD: The care team starts with a MD, or a provider, and a PA, nurse practitioner, whose field is diabetes management. They can speak to the patient about clinical goals. “What are your goals? What's important to you about this?” And then ...

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After losing her daughter to diabetes, she wants to save other families from that pain – WCPO


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After losing her daughter to diabetes, she wants to save other families from that pain
WCPO
CINCINNATI -- Antroinette Worsham was at work when she learned her 22-year-old daughter, Antavia, had collapsed at home. "Her brother called me," she said. "He said, 'Mom, Tay-Tay isn't moving. Her eyes are rolled behind her head and she's purple ...

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FACTS FOR FAMILIES: Take charge of your diabetes! – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier


Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

FACTS FOR FAMILIES: Take charge of your diabetes!
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
Although today's generation of older adults is living longer, healthier lives, 80 percent of them are living with at least one chronic health condition. Chronic health conditions include diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, COPD and ...

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Smoking, obesity lead to “alarming” diabetes increases in the South – Brentwood Home Page


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Smoking, obesity lead to "alarming" diabetes increases in the South
Brentwood Home Page
Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new cases of diabetes among both black and white adults. A new study led by investigators at the University of Texas Health Science Center and Vanderbilt University ...

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