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  • Researchers Find a New Way to Detect Kidney Damage in Kids with Type 1
    By many estimates, some 20 percent to 40 percent of people with diabetes will experience kidney damage (nephropathy) because of diabetes. Normally, nephropathy is detected through urine tests that reveal abnormal amounts of albumin, a protein made in the liver. There may be a better way, however. According to a Healio report, researchers have found that children with Type 1 diabetes possess two proteins that can serve as biomarkers for nephropathy long before the condition ... Read More
    Published on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Los pros y los contras de la terapia con bomba de insulina.
    Nota del editor: En su libro, Think Like A Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes With Insulin, el educador certificado Gary Scheiner dedica un capítulo sobre los fundamentos de la terapia con bomba de insulina. Mientras los estudios muestran que el tratamiento con bomba, cuando se hace bien, conduce a un mejor control del azúcar en la sangre, no es para todo el mundo. Scheiner da una lista pro / con, concisa de utilizar ... Read More
    Published on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Por qué yo llamo el 670G un páncreas artificial
    Comentario Tan pronto estalló la noticia de que la FDA había aprobado el Medtronic 670G se ha iniciado el debate sobre si merecía ser etiquetado como un páncreas artificial. Quería ofrecer mis pensamientos sobre el porqué, como el director editorial de una publicación de noticias sobre diabetes, me sentí cómodo usando el término para este sistema híbrido automatizado de bomba-y-CGM. (Y debo señalar que me encanta que nosotros, como comunidad somos tan rápidos para debatir ... Read More
    Published on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Think You Can’t Travel With Diabetes?
    Sure, you can travel if you have diabetes! But you’ll need to plan, prepare and pack a bit differently than usual. As with managing diabetes in general, being ready is your key to success. BEFORE YOU LEAVE Once you decide your destination and dates of travel, you should meet with your health care provider to discuss your current diabetes care and what changes are needed for the trip. When you see your provider, ask for ... Read More
    Published on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Make Your Feet Last a Lifetime
    Unfortunately, many people know firsthand that high blood glucose levels can cause serious foot problems. But, understanding how to prevent problems from starting in the first place is key to keeping your feet free from infection, gangrene and other complications. High blood glucose levels that remain out of control can affect the circulation of your blood to your feet and can also affect the nerves that allow you to feel your feet. Burning, tingling and ... Read More
    Published on Friday, October 28, 2016
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