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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Children with Type 1 Diabetes Taper Adherence on Weekends and Holidays

Summer is here, but has your child’s daily medication fled with the April showers? According to a study conducted by the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide, Australia, children’s adherence to their medication tends to taper off during the holidays and over the weekend. This can pose a number of difficulties for those who require daily doses to help manage chronic conditions like type

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Text Messaging Can Help Those with Type 2 Diabetes Control Blood Sugar

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study published in the online journal Diabetes Care reports that intervention text messages can help those with type 2 diabetes improve their blood sugar levels. The study looked at Hispanic patients who were classified as low income. Dr. Addie Fortmann and her team at the

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Fast Food Linked to Industrial Chemical Consumption

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadData from federal nutrition surveys have found that people who ate fast food in the last 24 hours were found to have high levels of certain industrial chemicals within their bodies. These chemicals are known as phthalates, and they are used when making plastic materials more durable and flexible. They do not occur in nature but are commonly used

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Lubiprostone Acts as Effective Constipation Treatment for Diabetes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has found that lubiprostone is an effective and safe way to treat chronic constipation in diabetes. This medication can decrease colonic transit time and increase spontaneous bowel movements in people with diabetes and chronic idiopathic constipation. After receiving a 48-mcg dose of lubiprostone each

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