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Glucose Monitoring Devices

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) conducted and funded a study which tested three brands of continuous glucose monitoring devices. Related terms:blood glucose monitoring devices for childrenblood sugar monitoring device philippinescontinuous glucose monitor philippinescontinuous glucose monitoring device in philippines philippinesdiabetes monitor device available in philippinesDiabetes monitor devices brandsdiabetes monitoring devicesdiabetes monitoring devices for Childrendiabetes- monitoring […]

Diabetes and Fertility

Are you a sweet couple? Unfortunately, diabetes may adversely affect fertility. Diabetes affects other hormones and bodily functions in such a way that can make it more difficult for a couple to conceive. Infertility is the inability of a couple to get pregnant after 1 year of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse. About a third of […]

Depression Treatment Improves Glycemic Control

A recent study found that treating depression among low-income minority patients also improves these patients’ HbA1c and systolic blood pressure. Related terms:depression and glycemic controldepression and glycemic control in diabetesDepression Glycemic Control 2010

Traveling With Insulin

People travel for various reasons. For diabetic patients, the challenge is to bring all the necessary medicines, take them on time, and still have fun. But for people who need insulin shots, how does one go about it? Here are some tips. Related terms:traveling with insulincontainer for insulin during travellinginsulin storage long tripscontainer to keep […]

Diabetes Drugs Cut Sugar and Weight

Two new experimental drugs, the firsts in a new class of type 2 diabetes drugs, seem to help older diabetes drugs lower patients’ blood sugar, with the added bonus of a little weight loss. The once-a-day medications work by increasing the levels of a hormone that triggers the pancreas to produce more insulin to process […]

A Dose of Prayer in Diabetes Management

In a Christian country such as the Philippines, prayer has become a part of many Filipino’s lives. ¬†Whether it is for thanksgiving, forgiveness, or healing, prayer is a tool that many a suffering soul uses to cope with whatever hardships are encountered. Related terms:prayer for diabeticsprayer for diabetesdiabetes prayerdiabetic prayerprayers for diabeticsPrayer for a diabeticprayers […]

Oral Insulin Spray show good Metabolic Control

Early results of an ongoing study show that replacing just one daily injection of regular insulin with Generex Oral-lyn – the oral insulin spray introduced in the market abroad last year – significantly improves metabolic control in the same manner as intensively monitored standard therapy. Related terms:diabetic control spraydiabetology oral insulingood and bad about insulin […]

Gadgets for Glucose Testing

In this time and age, more and more people are becoming aware and dependent on the latest technology or gadgets. They look forward to the latest when it comes to entertainment and communication needs. Nowadays, a fast growing number of people are becoming more interested in the latest technology that is related to their medical […]

Sleep Loss leads to poor Diabetes Control

A good snooze and sweet dreams may translate to acceptable blood sugar control, researchers based in the University of Chicago noted. Related terms:proper sleep affects HgbA1csleep deprivation hba1ccan lack of sleep affect hba1cDiabetes and Sleep: Sleep Loss and Blood Sugar Controlhba1c and diabetes relation to sleepinsulin diabetes control poorkristen knutson diabetessleep loss and diabetes

Under the Knife

When a diabetic undergoes surgery. People with diabetes may undergo surgery due to complications such as cardiovascular problems and infection that may develop in their bodies or due to other conditions unrelated to their diabetes. During these times, people with diabetes must adhere to certain special requirements and considerations to help ensure surgical success. Related […]