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Diabetes and Stress Do Not Mix, Stressed Out?

Diabetes and Stress Stress results when something causes your body to behave as if it were under attack. Sources of stress can be physical, like injury or illness. Or they can be mental, like problems in your marriage, job, health, or finances. Stressed Out?  Diabetes and Stress Do Not Mix When stress occurs, the body prepares…

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Diabetic Urinary Incontinence

Diabetes Urinary Incontinence

by Jeanette S. Brown, MD, and Janis Luft, NP, MSN Diabetic Urinary Incontinence. Do these comments sound familiar? Current estimates suggest that roughly 15 million Americans experience urinary incontinence — the involuntary loss of urine — and that up to 85% of those affected are women. Like many other health problems,…

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Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes. I write frequently when it comes to older folks with diabetes. Certain things become a problem when dealing with how to deal with this cursed disease. When I was working as a Pharmacy  Technician  an older gentle came into the Pharmacy and was clueless…

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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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