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Bumps at Injection Sites

Q: I am a type 2. Before now, I have always taken Glucotrol. Finding out I was pregnant, I switched to insulin. After taking it for about one month, I am starting to experience a reaction.

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A Skin Cream Survey: Keep Informed and Moisturized

A great number of skin creams and lotions are formulated for, and marketed to, people with diabetes, but why? What is it that makes people with diabetes require skin care products, and why do those products need to be specifically designed for diabetics?

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A Tip for Pump Users

You've used Skin Prep and the tape that comes with the infusion set but it still doesn't stick. And what about when the tape comes undone and the infusion set crimps? DIABETES HEALTH asked Bruce Bode, MD, how to solve this problem.

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Skin Cream Options

U-Lactin Lotion - 8 oz for $11: "It's available at a low price, and it combines the benefits of ten percent urea and two percent lactic acid. There are no other cremes out there with this combination. The lactic acid helps exfoliate the dead skin cells and the urea helps to hold the moisture in the skin. This is good for anyone with dry skin." - Lea Roberts

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The Brave New World of Skin Grafting — From Foreskins to Foot Ulcers

Dermagraft, a human skin replacement for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers has been recommended to the FDA for approval on the condition that Advanced Tissue Sciences, Inc. and its partner Smith & Nephew plc perform a post marketing study.

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Skin Care Products for Diabetics Now Available in Many Pharmacies

After years of searching for diabetic skin care treatments, Anastasia Marie Chehak developed a line of products called Diabetic Pure Skin Therapy¨. Chehak wanted to create a skin care system that would provide immediate relief as well as long-term therapeutic use. Chehak is a diabetes educator, registered dietitian, clinical nutritionist and a diabetic herself. In treating patients, she found that the typical over-the-counter skin creams didn't do much to improve the condition of her patients' skin.

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Dermatology Expert's Advice Not Just Skin Deep

When DIABETES HEALTH Board Member Gary Arsham, MD, heard S. William Levy, MD. give a lecture on diabetes and its effects on skin, he was impressed.

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Sore Fingers?

We all know what daily finger pokes do to our hands. Sore, cracked, calloused skin can be a way of life. Common creams often do not help, as they are not designed to care for our special needs.

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Pump Tap Tips: Some Pumping Tips You May Or May Not Have Known:

Today's pump user is afforded a high degree of ease and comfort in maintenance of this type of therapy. Gone are the days where the only options were messy antiseptic solutions and inappropriate bandage tapes. Over the years, a number of special products have been developed to make wearing an insulin pump a relatively problem-free experience.

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Skin Creams For Lanced Fingers

Anastasia Marie Labs: Diabetic Pure Skin Therapy skin cream from Anastasia Marie Labs was specifically designed for people with diabetes, to penetrate and treat sensitive and callused fingertips. Diabetic Pure Skin Therapy contains natural therapeutic agents, including an antibacterial agent, and doesn't interfere with blood glucose results. Diabetic Pure Skin Thera-py is alcohol free.

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