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Train N.J.'s police to spot diabetes: Opinion

Train N.J.'s police  to spot diabetes: Opinion | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Despite troubling, easily avoidable incidents between police and people suffering from hypoglycemia, there is room for optimism.

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Innu Tribe Battles Spiking #Diabetes Rates

Innu Tribe Battles Spiking #Diabetes Rates | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Three years ago, an Innu man walked more than 300 kilometers to raise awareness about the alarming rise of type 2 diabetes among the aboriginal hunter-gatherers in Northeastern Canada.
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Juvenile diabetes research gets shot in the arm | ISRAEL21c

Juvenile diabetes research gets shot in the arm | ISRAEL21c | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
‘Nothing would make us happier than finding the cure, and finding it in Israel,’ says co-chair of a US-Israeli joint research grant initiative.
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In Pursuit of Glucose Responsive Insulin

JDRF researcher, Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D., explains the idea of glucose-responsive insulin and the Grand Challenge to design and ultimately develop this novel the...
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Columbia awards 2012 Naomi Berrie Award to Drs. Christophe Benoist & Diane Mathis

PHYSorg Science News Wire : Columbia awards 2012 Naomi Berrie Award to Drs. Christophe Benoist & Diane Mathis -- a press release is provided to you ìas isî with little or no review from Phys.org staff.
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How Emily Minor defeated sugar demons

How Emily Minor defeated sugar demons | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
This column was first published five years ago. Columnist Emily J. Minor has updated the statistics and ages for 2012.
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Kamada reports juvenile diabetes success

The company says that its AAT protein may halt the progression of the disease.
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Game On: Shaquille O’Neal vs. Diabetes

Game On: Shaquille O’Neal vs. Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
By Danielle Dellorto, CNN (CNN) — It’s been more than a year since NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal retired from the...
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Teen Takes Life With Prescribed Insulin

Teen Takes Life With Prescribed Insulin | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
It was a discovery that rocked a community. A missing teen was found dead.
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Could vitamin D3 help prevent type 1 diabetes?

Could vitamin D3 help prevent type 1 diabetes? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers have found a direct correlation between low levels of serum vitamin D3 and onset of...
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Amelia Lily backs diabetes campaign

Amelia Lily backs diabetes campaign | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MIDDLESBROUGH’S princess of pop Amelia Lily spoke of living with diabetes today, and urged other sufferers “don’t let it stop you living your dream”.
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Parents 'overlook diabetes signs'

Parents 'overlook diabetes signs' | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Many parents - and health professionals - are unaware of the common symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children, a charity warns.
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Pediatric Diabetes - Volume 13, Issue 8 - December 2012 - Wiley Online Library

Pediatric Diabetes - Volume 13, Issue 8 - December 2012 - Wiley Online Library | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

December 2012

Volume 13, Issue 8
Pages 587–660

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LWD (Life with Diabetes) Video Friday: Fighting the Blame : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

LWD (Life with Diabetes) Video Friday: Fighting the Blame : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

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LWD (Life with Diabetes) Video Friday: Fighting the Blame

By AmyT on November 23, 2012
Welcome again to our Friday video shorts, where we’re bringing you a weekly “life with diabetes” snippet from filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie, who created the documentary film Sugar Babies.

In this week’s clip, we get a peek inside the world of a teenager with diabetes who says she weighed 311 pounds. But by piecing together and personalizing a management plan, she was able to lose a whopping 140 pounds (!) and get her health on track......

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Stem cells develop best in 3-D

Stem cells develop best in 3-D | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists from The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at the University of Copenhagen are contributing important knowledge about how stem cells develop best into insulin-producing cells.
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DIABECELL® Phase IIb Trial against Type 1 Diabetes Begins in Argentina | TopNews New Zealand

DIABECELL® Phase IIb Trial against Type 1 Diabetes Begins in Argentina | TopNews New Zealand | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

...Under the trial in Argentina, some 20 patients will be given two implants at a difference of 12 weeks. Both the implants are of 10,000 IEQ/kg (islet equivalents per kilogram of body weight)....

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CDC: EDiabetes up 100% in 18 states over 15 years

CDC: EDiabetes up 100% in 18 states over 15 years | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes prevalence rates jumped dramatically across the nation between 1995 and 2010, researchers at the U.S.
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‘Navajo Monster’: Artist Shares Diabetes-Focused Multimedia Installation Made From Granulated Sugar

‘Navajo Monster’: Artist Shares Diabetes-Focused Multimedia Installation Made From Granulated Sugar | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Chantelle Trista Yazzie sends a powerful message and call to action in her multimedia installation...
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The use and efficacy of continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes treated with insulin pump therapy: a randomised controlled trial

The use and efficacy of continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes treated with insulin pump therapy: a randomised controlled trial | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

 

Continuous glucose monitoring was associated with decreased HbA1c levels and time spent in hypoglycaemia in individuals with type 1 diabetes using CSII. More frequent self-adjustments of insulin therapy may have contributed to these effects.

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Walgreens Raises More Than $1.3 Million in 2012 Campaign to Support Type 1 Diabetes Research - The Sacramento Bee

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, and JDRF, the world's largest charitable funder of research toward curing, treating, and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications,...
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Living with diabetes doesn't mean an end to good food - Tampa Bay Times

Living with diabetes doesn't mean an end to good food - Tampa Bay Times | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Living with diabetes doesn't have to be boring when the focus is on options and not on limits, says a cookbook author and former beauty queen.
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Increasing Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States and Puerto Rico, 1995–2010

...During 1995–2010, the age-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among U.S. adults increased in all geographic areas, with the median prevalence for all states, DC, and Puerto Rico increasing from 4.5% to 8.2% (Table). In 1995, age-adjusted prevalence was ≥6% in only three states, DC, and Puerto Rico, but, by 2010, it was ≥6% in all areas (Table, Figure 1). In 2010, median age-adjusted prevalence was highest among states in the South (9.8%) versus states in the Midwest (7.5%), Northeast (7.3%), and West (7.3%). In 2010, age-adjusted prevalence was highest (≥10.0%) in Alabama, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia, and lowest (6.0%–6.9%) in 12 states: Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Vermont, and Wyoming....

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Makers of diabetes drug will pay $90 million

Makers of diabetes drug will pay $90 million | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of the diabetes drug Avandia, will pay tens of millions of dollars to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted its drug.
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Diabetes among Indigenous Australians at crisis point

Diabetes among Indigenous Australians at crisis point | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes rates in Australia are high, but its prevalence in the
Indigenous population is between three and four times higher than the
rest of the population.
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