Category Archives: type 1 diabetes

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Recently diagnosed, challenged, or confused with Diabetes?

Diabetes can be overwhelming. Your medical team guides you on the clinical treatment of diabetes but the emotional support is paramount to the success of diabetes management. Having lived with diabetes since 1985, I can offer support to condition your way of thinking … Continue reading

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Immune Vulnerability and Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have been able to identify what children may be at a higher risk for developing Type 1 diabetes. Given the higher risk predisposition, why is it some people develop T1D and others do not? Dr. Jessica Dunne, Senior Scientist … Continue reading

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Diabetes Can Impair the Response to Exercise

American Diabetes Association grant winner, Dr. Lauren Sparks, is an investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. She tells me about her work to understand the mechanism of exercise in the body and how diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Osteoclast Function in Diabetes

Bones are important for support, protection, and mobility of the body. Diabetes can affect the body, including the bones. Dr. Shannon Wallet, Associate Professor at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, speaks with me about her work, funded by … Continue reading

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GlucoTrack Non-invasive Glucose Device

People with diabetes are victims of circumstance when it comes to blood glucose testing. To possibly rescue the bloodshed for all people with diabetes, Avner Gal, the CEO of Integrity Applications speaks with me about GlucoTrack, a noninvasive device to … Continue reading

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Biliary Tree Stem Cells

A Type 1 diabetes cure is conditional on finding a reliable source of islet cells. Stem cells have been mentioned as a potential source but not all stem cells can become insulin-producing cells. Researchers have identified that stem cells harvested … Continue reading

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Stimulated Insulin Secretion in T1D

The common belief of people with Type 1 diabetes is that they cannot produce insulin. Based on the findings in a study out of University of Exeter Medical School, 75% of people with T1D can stimulate insulin production. We speak … Continue reading

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The Artificial Pancreas Project

The challenges of diabetes make it nearly impossible to perfectly balance glucose and insulin. The Arterial Pancreas Project is the medical marvel that can help improve blood glucose for a well-balanced life with diabetes. We speak with Dr. Aaron Kowalski, … Continue reading

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Texts to Reduce T2D Risk

A study has shown that men at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes were nearly 40% less likely to develop the disease when they participated in a program that delivered text messages to help them implement lifestyle changes. We … Continue reading

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