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Those with diabetes are more likely to develop head and neck cancers, research shows

Jul 29, 2014 | 
While experts have long noted that those with diabetes have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular issues, a new study shows the risk of head and neck cancers is also higher for diabetics.
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USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises
Jul 28, 2014 | 
The local food movement was given a big boost earlier this month with the announcement that the USDA has plans to invest $78 million into local and regional food enterprises.
Diabetes Health: Crossword Puzzle Solution for #13
Jul 28, 2014 | 
If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write "add me to your weekly word puzzle list." If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In the subject area write, "create my special puzzle". We can all have fun posting and solving your crossword puzzle.
Diabetes Health: Terms Used to Describe People With Diabetes for Crossword Puzzle #13
Jul 27, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you know terms used to describe people with diabetes
Novo Nordisk Introduces New Insulin Device to U.S. Market
Jul 26, 2014 | 
Novo Nordisk has introduced the Levemir® FlexTouch® prefilled insulin delivery device to the U.S. market. The device, filled with insulin detemir [rDNA origin], the first of its kind that does not use a pushbutton extension. In a conventional insulin delivery device, a pushbutton extends out from the device. If the called-for dose is large, an extension may cause problems for the user.
How Do You Stay So Positive?
Jul 25, 2014 | 
My class was discussing why we cannot just do pancreas transplants so we can cure diabetes,” said a dear friend that volunteers for me at work. It is a lot more complicated than that, sadly. I was touched that he and his college classmates were discussing ways to cure us. As we chatted about the challenges of diabetes and our wishes for a cure, a few other volunteers gathered. When they heard me mention that I have had Type 1 diabetes for twenty years and that I take 5 – 7 injections a day to stay alive and healthy, they all looked shocked and a silence fell over the group. My volunteer said “Wow, how do you stay so positive”?
A Primer on Gluten for Celiac Awareness Month
Jul 24, 2014 | 
Many people first became aware of how dangerous a slice of bread could be for those with celiac disease when “The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck shared her personal experiences with the genetic autoimmune disorder.
Type 2 Drug Slashes Dementia Risk
Jul 23, 2014 | 
A new study has surprising implications for a generic diabetes drug. Pioglitazone, which is often prescribed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, also appears to reduce the risk of developing dementia. The drug was not studied specifically to see if cut the incidence of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Instead, researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases combed through a giant database of German health care records. They looked at information from 2004 to 2010, with a gigantic group of subjects.
Actress S. Epatha Merkerson Brings Order to Her Diabetes
Jul 22, 2014 | 
Award winning S. Epatha Merkerson, Television, film and stage actress, brings a new order to her diabetes management: Get to Your Goals Program, which encourages people with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C, set a goal and take action.
Mixed Martial Arts Reveals Hidden Strengths After Type 1 Diagnosis
Jul 21, 2014 | 
Rob Cooper isn’t one to shy away from a challenge.
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