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The 27lb cat and his story of Diabetes

A personal story of love and dedication By Christi Henderson Colman Every time I see any information about diabetes, I always think of Max, because he is where I had all my experience with the disease. The 27lb cat and his story of Diabetes.  Max was a very sweet cat and a diabetic. We adopted…

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Dining Out, Hit or Miss

By Evan Koenig It was a normal restaurant, not a chain or a high-priced one.  She was an average waitress, the kind who writes your orders down carefully in her ticket pad.  It was a regular night out for us, the type we enjoy once or twice a month.   Dining Out, Hit or Miss….

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No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant

No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant. Dr. Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Reseach Institute, explains the islet cell transplant as recipient, Wendy Peacock, right, looks on. BY AMY SHERMAN | asherman@MiamiHerald.com   Physicians with the Diabetes Research Institute at UHealth used a groundbreaking islet-cell transplant procedure to reverse diabetes in a…

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Sometimes it is not about Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Sometimes it is not about Diabetes Sometimes. diabetes takes a back seat. People in our lives undergo much more traumatic problems than being diagnosed with diabetes. Is being diagnosed with a disease such as diabetes traumatic?  You bet it is. However, what if your mother is diagnosed with…

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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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