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FDA Approves Once-weekly Trulicity to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
Oct 11, 2014 | 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Trulicity, a once-weekly injectable to treat adults with type 2 diabetes.
Study Shows Therapeutic Footwear Can Help Prevent Foot Ulcers
Oct 10, 2014 | 
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is caused by reduced blood flow to the extremities. High blood glucose levels damage blood vessels and affect the blood flow. Those with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for foot ulcers and lower limb amputations. They also account for 60 percent of the limb amputations, according to the American Diabetes Association.
College Students Do Gain Weight
Oct 9, 2014 | 
Students do tend to pack on a few extra pounds during the college years, experts say, but the so-called “freshmen 15” might be a bit of an overstatement.
“We Are Not Waiting”
Oct 8, 2014 | 
I have a fear of Dead in Bed Syndrome. It’s an ailment which many diabetics are afraid of, but not everyone has experienced it. I, unfortunately, have been in more than fifteen insulin shocks in my 16  years with type 1 diabetes.
Why We Cannot Stop Over Eating
Oct 7, 2014 | 
Diabetes does not lack for challenges. However, one of the most pervasive problems of this disease is the way in which it interacts with – is central to – our food habits. For both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, the simple choice of what and how much to eat affects everything. Our blood glucose levels, our medication dosages, our exercise regimens. What we eat affects everything.
Diabetes Health: Diabetes Shoes and Socks Crossword Puzzle Solution #23
Oct 6, 2014 | 
If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email 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 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: Shoes and Socks Crossword Puzzle #23
Oct 5, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you know diabets shoes and socks.
New Pen Needle Offers Innovative Design
Oct 4, 2014 | 
One of the leading manufacturers of diabetes supplies has released a new pen needle designed to make injecting diabetes drugs a less distressing experience, potentially boosting drug compliance.
Blood Vessel Damage May Occur Even Before Prediabetes Stage
Oct 3, 2014 | 
A long-term British research study shows that even before people reach a prediabetes stage of elevated blood sugar levels, damage to their blood vessels may have already occurred.
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