Thursday, November 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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  In the July 2014 issue of Diabetes Care, written by Chiang, Kirkman, Laffel, and Peters, (Diabetes Care 2014; 37:2034–2054 | DOI: 10.2337/dc14-1140), new guidelines were provided for hemoglobin (hb) A1c. No longer are A1cs stratified by different age groups. Rather, new guidelines have been developed according to recent…

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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…

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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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