Type 1 Diabetes Breakthroughs

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Diabetes Medication Reduces Dementia Risk
Diabetes is a very complex condition that results in high blood sugar levels. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body cannot make enough insulin, and type 2 diabetes occurs when the body fails to use insulin properly. A low-glycemic diet is the most imp... Read More
New Drug Could Lower Potassium Levels in Patients with Diabetes and Kidney Disease
According to a recent study published in JAMA, a new drug can significantly lower the potassium levels in patients with kidney disease and diabetes—a significant find since high levels of potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia) can be deadly for thes... Read More
Depression and Diabetes May Be Linked With Alzheimer’s, Study Says
When you research studies every day, like I do, you start to make connections between the diseases that affect average Americans. Ironically enough, everything seems to blend together. Let me explain… Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are common m... Read More
Study: Genetic Structure Could Impact Effectiveness of Anti-Diabetes Drugs
New research suggests that a diabetic’s genetic framework can influence how their body responds to different drugs. These natural variances in DNA, albeit small, can determine the effectiveness of drugs to treat diabetes. The study, published in th... Read More
Artificial Pancreas Could Be Key to Controlling Type 1 Diabetes
Researchers at the University of California-Santa Barbara have created an “artificial pancreas” that can be implanted in type 1 diabetes patients to automatically deliver insulin as required. In a recent issue of the journal Industrial & Engi... Read More
Peanut Butter Can Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Decrease Your Risk of Diabetes
Peanut butter is low in carbohydrates, rich in unsaturated fat, and filled with protein—and research shows that a limited amount of all-natural peanut butter can be beneficial for diabetics! Peanut butter’s low-carb content will help keep the bl... Read More
How Treating Diabetes Can Cause Hypoglycemia
When your blood sugar levels drop too low (a medical condition known as hypoglycemia), you typically feel hungry, shaky, weak, and confused—it’s definitely not the most productive way to start any day. Hypoglycemia isn’t a disease, but it is a ... Read More
Stress-Reducing Mindfulness Key to Lowering Blood Sugar, Diabetes Risk?
Sometimes, I come across new studies that offer up exciting information on how natural remedies used for centuries are being used in new ways to fight back against common illnesses. A recent example: mindfulness, blood sugar levels, and your risk for... Read More
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