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Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research (NY-CDTR). One of only seven such centers in the country and the only one in the Northeast, the NY-CDTR promotes collaboration and research on effective
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Image source: iStock Photo By diaTribe December 29th, 2020 This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler If you’ve got unused diabetes supplies that you no longer need, don’t throw them away! Here are several easy ways that you can donate your supplies to others. If you’ve recently switched to a new
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A study that draws on data from more than 100,000 people finds a link between diabetes and an increased risk of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. A new study examines the relationship between diabetes and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. In the United States, over 100 million people are living with diabetes and prediabetes. Type 2 diabetes
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Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes a person’s blood glucose levels to become too high. Although people with diabetes often need to carefully manage their diet, incorporating the occasional sweet or sugary food into a healthful diet can still be okay. There is a popular misconception that people with diabetes must avoid all sweets
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The concept of a sugar being used to protect against metabolic syndrome seems far-fetched, but according to a new study, one particular natural sugar may be of benefit. Could a natural sugar one day help battle metabolic syndrome? When conditions such as obesity, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and hypertension cluster together, it is referred to
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Having itchy eyebrows is not usually something to worry about. It may be annoying, but it will often go away on its own. In some cases, it may be a sign of a skin condition, an infection, or an allergic reaction. This article will look at what it might mean to have an itch in
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When a person has diabetes, either their body does not produce enough insulin, or it cannot use the insulin correctly, so glucose accumulates in the blood. High levels of blood glucose can cause a range of symptoms, from exhaustion to heart disease. One way to control blood sugar is to eat a healthful diet. Generally,
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Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels fall dangerously low. It is more common in people with diabetes, but it can affect others. In this article, we explore the health conditions beyond diabetes that can cause hypoglycemia. We also look at treatment options and the dietary changes that can help prevent low blood sugar.   What
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Despite medical science’s unbroken stream of discoveries, a number of high profile diseases still fox researchers. Today, scientists seek fresh clues along well-trodden paths. The cell: both tiny and vast. As scientists delve deeper into the mechanisms that lie beneath difficult-to-treat conditions such as diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, they pick away at the edges of
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People with type 2 diabetes are more exposed to cardiovascular injury and recover with more difficulty from events such as heart attacks. Still, it has so far been unclear why that is, exactly. Two new studies now explain the causes. Researchers investigate why people with type 2 diabetes are more exposed to cardiovascular injury. According
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The skin on the fingers can become wrinkly or “pruney” when soaked in water. Pruney fingers may serve an evolutionary role, helping people grip wet objects or objects in water. If wrinkly fingers happen without being submerged in water, it could be a sign of a medical problem. The skin on human fingers and toes
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In type 2 diabetes, the pancreas does not make enough insulin, which is the hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels. Until recently, it was believed that diabetes lasts for life, but a new trial suggested that weight loss can send diabetes into remission. Researchers may now have learned why this happens. A new study
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