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Defeat Diabetes® E-Lerts™ Newsletter
(Volume X, Issue VIII)
Another Complication for Diabetics? What Now!
People with diabetes are susceptible to many known complications: eye disease (retinopathy), nerve disease (neuropathy), heart disease, kidney disease and many more.
What is twice as common among diabetics and should be tested? Learn More
Also in this month's E-Lerts Newsletter:
Latest News - Fatigue, nuts and technology are the topics in the news.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes - Easy recipes for your Labor Day party. As always, they are tasty and healthy too.
Islets of Humor™ - Super foods - what are they?
The Kid Initiative to Defeat Diabetes® Curriculum is designed to fill the gap in information about diabetes and obesity and its relationship to nutrition and fitness.
A Program for Schools and Youth Organizations. To learn more about the KIDD™ Curriculum.
Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Spinach - Love it or hate it, spinach is good for you. Learn how it make it tasty.
Treatments on the Horizon - New drugs to impact diabetes control.
For most people, hearing loss happens over time and the symptoms hard to notice. Before you say your hearing is fine, take this quick test.
Lisa M. Rasolt, M.S.B.A., C.E.B.S.
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Fatigue the Greatest Challenge for Dealing with Diabetes
Eighty-five percent of people with diabetes say fatigue is their top challenge and it makes it difficult to get through their day, a U.S. survey indicates.
New Technology Helps Patients Manage Diabetes
An interactive computer software program appears to be effective in helping patients manage their Type 2 diabetes using their mobile phones, according to a new study.
Replace Nuts for Carbs Beneficial in Diabetes
Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications.
This generation of children is on the fast track to live a shorter, less healthy life span than their parents.
According to Connie Diekman, Director of University Nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis, "Nutrition education needs to start in prenatal classes and move through the entire education system…Many kids -- and their parents -- simply do not know what they ought to be eating."
The Kid Initiative to Defeat Diabetes® Curriculum is designed to fill this gap in information about diabetes and obesity and its relationship to nutrition and fitness.
A program for schools and youth organizations. To learn more about the KIDD™ Curriculum. DDF Advertisement
Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Easy recipes for your Labor Day party. As always, they are tasty and healthy too.
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Islets of Humor™
By Theresa Garnero
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Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Spinach
By Dawn Swidorski, EMPA, Public Outreach Director
For most people spinach is a love or hate thing. I think people hate it because they’ve had it badly prepared.
Spinach is a member of the goosefoot family (because of the shape of the leaves) and is native to Persia (modern day Iran and Iraq). It spread to China over 2,000 years ago along the silk route and later spread to Spain via the Moors. Read more
Check our Diabetes Support Groups Database. It's very comprehensive and sorted by state, by city.
Treatments on the Horizon
'Good' Cholesterol Raised by Experimental Drug, May Impact Diabetes Control
A medicine designed to improve levels of "good" cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in people with diabetes who are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Eli Lilly aims to bring its once-a-week diabetes injection Bydureon to US markets in the first half of next year.
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Diabetes 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 with the goal of improving our health. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. More Info
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