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Why Don't People Take Their Insulin as Prescribed?
Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011
Risk factors differed between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients, with diet nonadherence more prominent in Type 1 diabetes.

International Diabetes Federation, Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Paul and Mira Sorvino and Nick Jonas Join Mediaplanet ...
Posted: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
International Diabetes Federation, Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Paul and Mira Sorvino and Nick Jonas Join Mediaplanet to Educate and Inspire Those Suffering From Diabetes

In celebration of Diabetes Awareness Month, Mediaplanet Publishing today released a Unite for Diabetes report within the USA Today in markets with the highest prevalence of diabetes. The aim of the report is to educate and inspire those suffering from diabetes to take control of their disease. The report will be distributed to over 1.5 million readers.

Dietary Intervention Can Prevent Disease Process Leading to Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, November 22, 2010
A Finnish study confirms the hypothesis that infant feeding plays a role in the initiation of the disease process leading to Type 1 diabetes in children carrying increased genetic disease risk.

Cells in Pancreas Can Spontaneously Change into Insulin-Producing Cells
Posted: Sunday, April 18, 2010
Alpha cells in the pancreas, which do not produce insulin, can convert into insulin-producing beta cells, advancing the prospect of regenerating beta cells as a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Celiac and Diabetes Are Related Through Genetics
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Data increasingly supports an association between rs6822844 at the IL2-IL21 region and multiple autoimmune diseases in individuals of European descent. A number of autoimmune diseases share susceptibility genes, pointing to similar molecular mechanisms.

Vinegar Decreases Postprandial Hyperglycemia in Patients with Type 1
Posted: Sunday, February 21, 2010
Vinegar could be easily used as a complementary food (e.g., in a salad dressing) to reduce hyperglycemia.

Use of Metformin in Type 1's
Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010
Metformin reduces insulin-dose requirement in Type 1 diabetes. As adding metformin to insulin therapy has been advocated in Type 1 diabetes, researchers at the Universities of Dundee and Aberdeen, U.K., conducted a systematic review of published clinical trials and clinical trial databases to assess the effects on HbA1c, weight, insulin-dose requirement and adverse effects.

Artificial Pancreas Improves Glucose Control
Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010
Closed-loop insulin delivery systems can improve overnight blood sugar control and reduce hypoglycemia risk in young patients with Type 1 diabetes, researchers have found.

Vinegar Decreases Postprandial Hyperglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, February 07, 2010
Two tablespoons of vinegar could be easily used as a complementary food (e.g., in a salad dressing) to reduce hyperglycemia.

Fear of Hypoglycemia in Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes Associated with Poor Control
Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2010
The association between a higher level of hypoglycemic-related fear and parental emotional distress and poorer glycemic control in the child emphasizes the need for programs to support and guide parents.

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