Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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Testing for type 1 diabetes has advanced dramatically in the last several years. Currently, a simple fingerstick blood test can detect antibodies that identify children who are at a high risk of developing type 1 diabetes.  However, there is no way to prevent type 1 diabetes.

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An opinion that surfaces over and over again on the Internet goes something like this:   "The drug companies are very close to a cure for diabetes, but they're hiding it because diabetes drugs and paraphernalia are so profitable for them."   Hogwash!   Now admittedly, drug companies, like all companies, are in the business to make…

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Ann Bartlett, Health Guide, posted Trialnet, Genetic Testing and Diabetes In 1970, I was diagnosed with type1 diabetes.  My parents could not figure out…

10/28/13

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted Study shows decrease in type 1 diabetes… Let's trek back to an older blog when I discussed the risk of diabetes…

12/01/10

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Cherise Nicole, Health Guide, answered Does alcohol lower BS in type 1… Kim-   Hi! Alcohol can cause hypoglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.…

11/29/08

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Mary Kate Cary, Health Guide, posted Sanitized Western World Could Be to… Prevent Type I Diabetes – Keep Your House a Mess! Great news from the…

06/29/06

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