Monday, October 20, 2014

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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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As is my usual practice, many of my ideas for blogs originate with my experiences with patients and families. Using analogies in clinical practice in order to make concepts more understandable is an excellent means to reach an “aha” moment. Oftentimes, we, as clinicians, provide very comprehensive explanations as to why certain…

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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…

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…

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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…

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