For as long as I’ve had diabetes I’ve been battling the stigma associated with this disease. Even though diabetes has been around for such a long time, it’s still a hard wall to break down. The ever so common assumptions: Sugar causes diabetes If I eat this — I’ll get diabetes Diabetes is caused by […]
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
(BioMed Central) A diet rich in magnesium may reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes according to a new meta-analysis published in the open-access journal BMC Medicine. This analysisShow More Summary
The American Diabetes Association recommends that people with diabetes should get at least 30 minutes of exercise daily. But what do you do if you aren’t able to get out and move much? Or if you can’t stand for very long? Or maybe you need some exercises to do from your office chair at work? […]
A new study has identified the five genetic variants associated with higher levels of the branched-chain amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine. The researchers also found that these genetic variants were associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Ronaldo Linares, author, Chef Ronaldo's Sabores De CubaPhoto: Dalyn Miller Public Relations A podcast interview with Ronaldo Linares, author, Chef Ronaldo's Sabores De Cuba (see American Diabetes Association releases diabetes friendly Cuban recipe book), is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. Show More Summary
I have been a quiet blogger this November and done little to advertise or celebrate diabetes month. I was an active participant in the Big Blue Test but that was all behind the scenes. I have read the wonderful blogposts by other diabetes advocates and chosen not to feel guilty for my lack of participation. This […]
November is National Epilepsy Month, so we present our posts discussing epilepsy as well as the associated risk factors and complications, including asthma, cataracts, migraine with aura, autism, and type 1 diabetes. Epilepsy causesShow More Summary
(American College of Rheumatology) Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with serious risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease events such as heart attack or stroke. Over a 15-year period, people with RA may have double the risk of CV events...Show More Summary
Middle-age adults living with a combination of arthritis, heart disease or diabetes, and depression are more likely to experience disability and limited involvement in society
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has released new physical activity guidelines. The new guidelines have some interesting additions... The post New American Diabetes Association Physical Activity Guidelines appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
A research letter published in the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Care journal states that it may not be necessary to screen children with type 1 diabetes for retinopathy as it is extremely rare in this group. In the letter, the researchers wrote that current American Diabetes Association guidelines for youth with type 1 diabetes recommend they […]
By Gwen Strasberg and Rachel Soong Approaching the conversation, words and phrases to use, and more! In order to understand how having diabetes plays a role in both a personal and a professional setting, diaTribe Jr. STEM Associate Gwen was lucky enough to interview Dr. Korey Hood, a distinguished clinical psychologist at Stanford University. Dr. Hood […]
Blueberries, and berries in general, are among foods labeled as “diabetes superfoods” by the American Association of Diabetes. Food science researchers have found that fermenting berries may improve their antidiabetic potential even more.
The American Diabetes Association has issued new guidelines for people with diabetes on how they should incorporate physical activity and exercise into their lifestyle. They have adjusted their recommendations to include not only structured exercise but also frequent breaks in sedentary activity in order to move the body. For every 30 minutes (versus the old […]
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Telemedicine, including text messaging and Web portals, may help patients with diabetes and their doctors manage blood sugar levels, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Losing sleep for just two nights in a row can change the gut microbiome in ways that are associated with poor metabolic health and obesity... The post Microbiome Changed by Sleep Loss appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
Chef Ronaldo's Sabores de Cuba Photos: American Diabetes Association Are you looking to celebrate the holidays with traditional dishes that are healthy for your family? Chef Ronaldo’s Sabores de Cuba Diabetes Friendly Traditional and...Show More Summary
Higher dementia risk is linked to higher blood sugar levels, even among people with no diabetes. In the study, blood sugar levels averaged over a five-year period were associated with greater risks of developing dementia in over 2,000...Show More Summary
By Jeremy Hodson Pettus, MD Let’s talk about what I thought was interesting at this important annual meeting. It’s a little long, so I recommend cracking open a bottle of bourbon and getting the bubble bath going before reading. Or read it in your office. Whatever. But here it goes… Artificial Pancreas Developments The big […]