Diabetes

Play-Based Interventions Delivered by Child Life Specialists: Teachable Moments for Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

14 minutes ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Certified child life specialists are health care team members with advanced knowledge of child development. CCLSs can help establish a trajectory of engagement in diabetes...
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Taking A Hot Bath May Be The Workout You Need Right Now

3 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

I am often tempted to fill the tub and take a long, hot soak. But then my kids scream and remind me how naïve I am to think I can enjoy such pleasures. Taking a bubble bath...
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Real-world data on artificial pancreas show time-in-range benefit

9 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

More than 100,000 children and adults with type 1 diabetes using a hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system maintained a blood glucose level in the recommended range 71.3% of...
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The impact of probiotics on the health-related quality of life of people with Type 2 diabetes

The impact of probiotics on the health-related quality of life of people with Type 2 diabetes

11 hours ago   |   Natural News

Researchers at the Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy in India analyzed the impact of probiotics on the health-related quality of life of patients with Type 2 diabetes...
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Diabetes Patients Struggle to Find Rubbing Alcohol Amid COVID-19

11 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   12 articles

Demand has exploded for rubbing alcohol and alcohol swabs, used as disinfectants against the coronavirus. People with diabetes who rely on the products for infection control...
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Knee OA Pain, Physical and Mental Status Worse With Diabetes

17 hours ago   |   MedPage Today

Study Authors: Annett Eitner, Adam G. Culvenor, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, endocrinologists, orthopedic surgeons, pain specialists, mental...
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As the country disinfects, diabetes patients can't find rubbing alcohol

18 hours ago   |   News Medical

While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other people with diabetes are on a different mission: scouring stores for the rubbing alcohol or alcohol swabs...
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Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

A new article sets the stage for routine virtual diabetes visits, offering 10 top tips that will undoubtedly be of use for transforming care during the COVID-19 pandemic, and...
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Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

Doctors need to pay particular attention to patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes mellitus in relation to COVID-19 infections, say leading endocrinologists.
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Metformin May Be of Benefit, Even in Advancing Kidney Disease

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

In patients with type 2 diabetes and worsening kidney disease, use of metformin reduced mortality and progression to end-stage renal disease, without increasing the risk of...
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