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Weight and Diabetes Risk
A new study shows that extra body weight raises the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even if someone has no other metabolic problems. Is "healthy obesity" a myth?

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“Safe at School” Diabetes Workshops in Maryland

If you have a child with diabetes and live in the Maryland area, be sure to check out the upcoming “Safe at School” parent workshops organized by the American Diabetes Association…

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Free Diabetes Screenings From Sam’s Club

Twenty-nine million people in the United States are currently living with diabetes, but more than eight million of them are undiagnosed. To help Americans take charge of their health, Sam’s Club will be offering free diabetes screenings to both members and the public this Saturday…

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Scott Coulter

We’re Getting There…Eventually

I’m glad we have the FDA. I’m glad we take our time testing things before rushing them to market. I’m glad medical advances are thoroughly vetted before being widely adopted and used in the general population. However, when it comes to research on “Type 1 diabetes cures,” it is enough to drive you mad!

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Diane Fennell

Antibiotics Linked to Lows in People Taking Certain Diabetes Drugs

A new study from researchers at the University of Texas has linked certain antibiotics to hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) in older people taking sulfonylureas

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David Spero

What Is Depression?

Lately the things I used to enjoy, even loved, have come to seem boring or not worth the effort. Watching the animals and birds, listening to people, playing games, writing about diabetes — even sex seems like too much work. Am I depressed?

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College Diabetes Network

If you are a college student who’s living with Type 1 diabetes, you may be interested in learning more about the College Diabetes Network…

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Amy Campbell

Brain Training: How You Can Learn to Like Healthy Foods

 
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Diabetes UnConference Scholarships Now Available

 
Diane Fennell

Low-Carb Diet Benefits Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Health, Studies Show

 
Scott Coulter

Information at Our Fingertips

 
David Spero

Self-Manage Your Blood Pressure

 
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Support Medicare Coverage of CGMs

 

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