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One Diabetes Treatment May Extend Patients' Lives
Not all diabetes treatments are created equal. One type of treatment may extend patients' lives.
Blood Sugar Control Could Boost Brain Growth
Too much sugar in the blood isn't so sweet for kids with type 1 diabetes — it could even slow their brain development. Fortunately, managing blood sugar levels may keep these kids' brains developing normally.
Holiday Menus for Diabetes Patients
The holidays are a time of celebration, family and a lot of sweet, salty and fatty foods. And although they have dietary restrictions, diabetes patients can still safely enjoy holiday food — with a few simple substitutions and some smaller portions.
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.
Have Diabetes, Will Travel
Holidays and vacations mean friends, family, food and travel. For those who have diabetes, however, it’s not just a matter of jumping in the car and going.
Without Proper Control, Diabetes May Lead to Mental Decline
In middle age, taking care of yourself now could mean avoiding a health crisis later — and that may go double for diabetes patients. Middle-aged diabetes patients may have a raised risk for mental decline later in life.
High Blood Sugar Raised Heart Disease Risk in Type 1 Diabetes
For patients with type 1 diabetes, living life free of heart disease may be all about keeping blood sugar under control.
Type 1 Diabetes Rate Rose Among White Youth
Type 1 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes diagnosed in children. And it appears that such diagnoses may have increased among one particular group of children.
Long-Acting Insulin Might Win Out for Type 1 Diabetes
For many people with type 1 diabetes, daily treatment and management of the condition is a big part of their life. But is one form of treatment better than others?
Diabetes Growth May Be Slowing
After nearly two decades of rapid growth in the number of Americans with diabetes — likely driven by obesity and low levels of physical activity — that public health trend could be changing.