Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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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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One thing that always makes me wince is a news story about some new oral diabetes drug that the reporter says promises to free people with diabetes from “painful insulin injections.”   When I was a child, immunizations were painful. They were injected into a muscle, and after getting booster shots, my arm would ache for a day or…

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Ann Bartlett, Health Guide, posted Is There A Link Between Type 1 Diabetes… Ever wonder what it feels like to have dementia or Alzheimer’s…

09/11/15

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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.…

11/30/08

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