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Defeat Diabetes® E-Lerts™ Newsletter
(Volume IX, Issue VIII)
Vaccinations - Immunizations and Diabetes
If you have diabetes, take extra care to keep up-to-date on your vaccinations (also called immunizations). Vaccines can prevent illnesses that can be very serious for people with diabetes. This section talks about some vaccines you need to know about. Read More
Latest News - Diabetes care for dogs, B12 deficiency for Type 2's and what controls blood glucose better than drugs?
Diabetes Friendly Recipes - Grilled fruit for appetizers, salads, sides or desserts. Yum!
Islets of Humor™ - Isn't green tea ice cream good for you?
Treatments on the Horizon - Long-lasting glucose sensor and fewer insulin shots.
Vaccinations/Immunizations are preventive care. Be Aware! Take Action! Take charge of your health.
Lisa M. Rasolt
Defeat Diabetes®: Awareness + Action = Prevention®
A researcher is using a continuous glucose-monitoring device -- commonly used in humans with diabetes -- to help treat dogs and other animals.
That metformin use is associated with lower blood B12 levels has been observed previously.
A healthier diet helps control high risk Type 2 diabetes better than what drugs can achieve alone.
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Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Grilled Fruit is this month's theme. Great appetizer, salad, side dish or dessert and perfect for summer. As always, our recipes include nutritional information and are lower in sodium.
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Islets of Humor™
By Theresa Garnero
Studies, Clinical Trials and Surveys
Research facilities, drug manufacturers and universities are conducting studies, clinical trials and surveys for new drugs, behavioral habits and other investigational information. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. More Info
Treatments on the Horizon
American bioengineers have demonstrated that an implanted glucose sensor with potential to transform the management of diabetes has passed a crucial test: the device they developed worked continuously for over a year, without showing signs of "tissue encapsulation" seen in trials with other similar devices.
That daily shot of insulin may soon be a thing of the past. Scientists at the National Immunology Institute in New Delhi, India, have developed a new form of insulin which could maintain normal blood sugar levels for over 120 days.
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