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A closed-loop artificial pancreas system is a device or series of devices, that can work in concert with one another to automatically give the correct amount of insulin in response to food intake and rising blood glucose. Learn what was presented at the #ATTD2017 in Paris last week. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Waiting too long to get medical care when you are sick can lead to getting much sicker. When you have diabetes, a delay in getting care can be life threatening. Even a minor cold can make your diabetes harder to manage.[ Bit.ly Link ]
We are really excited to announce the election of Katherine Ferguson, Dr. Deborah Greenwood, Dr. Mark Heyman, Nathan Lynn, Steve Sabicer and Fatima G. Shahzad to the Diabetes Hands Foundation board of directors
Talk to your healthcare team about how to manage your A1C (blood glucose or sugar), Blood pressure, and Cholesterol. This will help lower your chances of developing complications. Come and learn what the ABCs of diabetes stand for [ Bit.ly Link ]
We are excited to have Asha Brown from We Are Diabetes join us this week to talk about Eating Disorder Awareness week. The full video will be published on Wednesday, but here's a little peak at what Asha had to say about how eating disorders have an impact on all age groups.
People who have LADA are usually over age 30. Because they're older when symptoms develop than is typical for someone with type 1 diabetes and because initially their pancreases still produce some insulin, people with LADA are often misdiagnosed with type 2 diabetes. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Is diabetes technology a good fit for everyone? Which one will be better for me or you? Before making any choices about your diabetes device, make sure you do a thorough research and learn about the device and its benefits. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A group of researchers at The Florida State University stated that apples are a "miracle fruit". They found that older women who ate apples everyday had 23% less bad cholesterol (LDL) and 4% more good cholesterol (HDL) after just six months.