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The development of the DRI BioHub

By Diabetes Research Institute The development of the DRI BioHub [Video]   We’re excited to announce that the first patient in the Diabetes Research Institute clinical trial to test for the first time a novel transplant technique for insulin-producing cells was successfully completed recently! This FDA-approved Phase I/II study builds upon decades of progress in…

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Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance.  It has come to my attention that I have a problem holding down milk products. I do not drink milk, ice cream or any other dairy products per say. However, after learning that Pasteurized Heavy cream has no carbs and literally…

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Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes

By Nicole Kofman and Ashley Dartnell Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes For most families, “‘adolescence is second only to infancy’ in terms of the upheaval it generates” within a household. Add managing type 1 diabetes into the mix, and things can get complicated. For parents, it can be daunting to balance giving teens…

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Diabetes Should Change your mental diet

By Loretta Broome, MHA, CPhT Diabetes Should Change your mental diet As a Pharmacy Technician since 1999, I have many encounters with patients that are fighting the “Diabetes Battle”.  Some patients were Type 1 Diabetics (autoimmune disorder) and some patients were Type 2 Diabetics (diet induced).  Through my experience and continuing education through my Pharmacy…

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Diabetes Success Story Jennifer Atkins

Jennifer Atkins, age 40 Location: Folsom, Calif. Diabetes Success Story Jennifer Atkins Diabetes Success Story Jennifer Atkins.  I have watched so many of my family members fight against diabetes. And now it’s my turn to stop it. My parents both have type 2 diabetes. My mother, Stephanie Foote, is insulin dependent and has worked hard…

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Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes

By Becky McCall Medscape Medical News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes Dec. 16, 2014 – Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes.  People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer — and are more likely to die from cancer — than people without…

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