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Alternative to Carb Counting
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Study shows an innovative mealtime insulin dosing algorithm provides alternative to carb counting for Type 2’s.

Startling New Data for Infection-Induced Amputation and Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Persons with diabetes who develop an infection are at a 55-fold greater risk for hospitalization, and an alarming 154-fold greater risk for amputation.

Type 2 Diabetes Teens Have Higher Complication Risk Then Type 1’s
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
Young people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure and signs of kidney damage than their counterpart who have type 1 diabetes, even though type 2 diabetic have had the disease for a much shorter time.

Americans Need More Help Managing Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006
U.S. patients and doctors alike show a surprising level of ignorance about diabetes and are not doing nearly enough to manage the condition, diabetes experts said.

One-Third of Adults With Diabetes Still Don't Know They Have It
Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in U.S. adults age 20 and older has risen from about 5.1% to 6.5%, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).



Health Care Coverage Protected for Millions of Americans with Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
The bill was defeated which could have resulted in the loss of critical health care coverage guarantees for over 85 million Americans.



Georgia to Pay Diabetes Doctors for Performance
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Georgia will provide bonuses to doctors who care for state employees with diabetes, and improve their outcomes.

Death Risks High in Younger People With Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
People with Type 2 diabetes aged between 35 and 54 are over three times more likely to die than those without the condition. For people aged from 85 to 89, the increased risk of death for those with diabetes is over 50 per cent.



Type 2 Diabetes Rising Among U.S. Adolescents
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
Some 39,000 adolescents in the United States already have obesity-linked type 2 diabetes, and nearly 3 million more may have blood sugar levels that could spur diabetes and other health problems, researchers report. Curbing obesity can help avert a public health crisis, experts say.

Just 2000 Steps and 100 Calories Can Impact Children's Lives And Prevent Disease
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006
According to health statistics, one-third of all children in the United States are either overweight or dangerously close to becoming so. Walking 2000 more steps a day and reducing your calories by 100 per day can prevent weight gain for overweight children. The study results proves that this approach can help counter America's obesity crisis.

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