Friday, March 06, 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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About a month ago I became a vegetarian. But I am staying with the very low-carb diet that I began in 2007. It makes it possible for me to manage my blood sugar levels and my weight. My motivation for further restricting the variety of foods that I eat was an ethical consideration.     Different people become vegetarians for various…

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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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