This tells about the studies that show that if pregnant mothers and their newborn babies get enough vitamin D, then this will totally prevent type 1 diabetes. Doctor of Public Health, Cedric Garland, says that this disease should not even exist.
Rainbow Gala raises whopping sum to aid in fight against juvenile diabetes Tribune-Review Emcee Larry Richert's promise of good things to come arrived signed, sealed and delivered for a sold-out ballroom filled with 780 guests of JDRF's (formerly...
Australians continue to disregard the impact diabetes and obesity will have on their future health, despite the number of Australians affected by both conditions reaching epidemic proportions, according to one of the largest studies assessing comm...
Medscape Road Traffic Noise and Diabetes - Medscape Medscape Past research has associated exposure to traffic noise with cardiovascular disease, and the mechanisms of action hypothesized to underlie this association suggest that noise may also...
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Insulin Linked to Type 2 Weight Gains Diabetes Health (press release) "Following randomization, the intensive group participants with the greatest reduction in A1c gained the most weight," the authors write.
American Diabetes Association aims to raise awareness about disease with ... Corpus Christi Caller Times TODD YATES/CALLER-TIMES Jim Caldwell, 61, who has Type 2 diabetes, will ride in the American Diabetes Association's Tour De Cure race April 20.
NBC Latino Moms Petition to Rename Diabetes Types LiveScience.com What's in a name? A lot, if that name happens to be the label of a disease, according to two moms who started a petition to change the names of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
WRAL.com Living with Type 1 diabetes, local mom finds support through Diabetes Sisters WRAL.com After trips to the doctor and the emergency room, Norton finally got her diagnosis on a summer day in 1993: Type 1 diabetes.
Does diabetes induce cancer? Deccan Chronicle Kochi: The apparent relation of diabetes to increasing number of cancer cases across the world became the subject of a brain-storming session of the fifth World Congress on Diabetes which concluded here...
No matter how much technology we throw at it, the diabetes epidemic just won’t budge. Today, 8.3% of the U.S. population has the disease--a problem that cost the country $245 billion in 2012 alone.
For the past few years, drugmaker Sanofi US has run the $100,000 Data Design Diabeteschallenge, a call for entrants to design data-driven diabetes solutions. This isn’t a challenge for flash in the pan ideas that disappear soon after winning. Past competitions have yielded successful initiatives like Ginger.io, a behavioral health analytics startup that recently raised $6.5 million.
The finalists for this year’s competition (theme: using open data to make the right diabetes decisions at the right time) are below.
The GoCap is perhaps the simplest concept of the bunch: it’s a high-tech replacement cap for pre-filled insulin pens that can read dose amounts and time, and then wirelessly communicate that information to cell phones and glucometers. The resulting data can be used by both patients and large organizations for analysis.
CONNECT & COACH TM
A product of software development firm PHRQL, Connect & Coach TM calls itself the first clinical and consumer application to let dietitians and diabetes educators perform Diabetes Self-Management Education and Medical Nutrition Therapy in local communities. The product is designed for supermarket and pharmacy use.
Created by healthcare analytics company Allazo Health, the AllazoEngine attempts to solve the niggling problem of medication non-adherence by using existing data from its members to predict who will neglect to take their pills--and the best way to get them back on track.
Like many products breaking into the market today, Nuduro provides healthy meal recommendations that match customer lifestyle, taste, and nutritional requirements. Unlike the other products out there, however, Nuduro presumably focuses specifically on diabetes patients.
MEDISAPIEN DIABETIC CLINICAL DATA REPOSITORY
This product, created by ZyDoc, is an enterprise healthcare analytics platform that lets users deposit all sorts of unstructured data--dictation, legacy data, transcribed text, and more--and transforms it all into fully-coded structured data. The platform is obviously relevant outside of the diabetes world as well.
Globe and Mail How can my son stop feeling insecure about his insulin pump? Globe and Mail The question: My son has an insulin pump to help control his diabetes. But now that he's started high school, he's become very self-conscious about it.
Siva Swaminathan's insight:
Hope the father and son can speak to HCP and DOC so they get the proper support they need!
Diabetes and Eyes, What Your Vision is Trying to Tell You STLtoday.com Diabetic eye disease increased in prevalence by 89 percent between 2000 and 2010 and is a leading cause of blindness among American adults.