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RYAN REED WINS IN DAYTONA…..Diabetes at 187 mph!!!!!

I have no voice from screaming at the TV. Car accident after car accident. Two involving Ryan. But still, he kept coming back. And kept coming back. In a race that went into overtime…. Ryan Reed won at Daytona tonight in one of the longest races ever on record. BAM TAKE THAT DIABETES. My heart was … Continue reading RYAN REED WINS IN DAYTONA…..Diabetes at 187 mph!!!!!

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Accountable Care Organizations May Benefit Patients & Physicians

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/May-16_-2016_-12_51_05-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAbout 24 million Americans are currently participating in accountable care organizations (ACOs), including 8.9 million Medicare beneficiaries. However, physician participation is increasing, and the number of Americans in ACOs is also expected to increase shortly. This increase in physician participation will give patients … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Accountable Care Organizations May Benefit Patients & Physicians

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Weight Gain & Alcohol Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

A report was released by the American Institute for Cancer Research along with the World Cancer Fund, which identified that excess weight could raise a person’s risk of developing stomach cancer. Alcohol and processed meat consumption – including ham, and hot dogs – are also thought to increase cancer risk. The review also concluded that … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Weight Gain & Alcohol Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

Diabetes Health: Get More Out of Your Doctor Visit

When you go to the doctor, it is important that you act as a good self-advocate by properly explaining your symptoms. However, since many people do not have medical training, it can sometimes be difficult to convey properly, exactly what we are feeling. This can sometimes result in you leaving your doctor’s office feeling frustrated … Continue reading Diabetes Health: Get More Out of Your Doctor Visit

Diabetes Health News Podcast: Pre-clinical Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Click on the arrow to listen to the podcast. Your eyes might be the windows to your soul, but what do they say about your diabetes? According to recent research, your eyes say quite a bit about your health and the extend to which diabetes is impacting your vision. Researchers believe that diabetic patients might … Continue reading Diabetes Health News Podcast: Pre-clinical Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes Health Podcast News: Is There a Link Between SGLT2 Inhibitors and Urinary Tract Infections?

Click on the arrow to listen to the podcast. If you’ve been prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, you might be worried about developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). Despite the fact that the prescription information for the medication indicates that patients might be at an increased risk for UTIs while taking it, there is … Continue reading Diabetes Health Podcast News: Is There a Link Between SGLT2 Inhibitors and Urinary Tract Infections?

Aging is a normal part of life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give the process a piece of your mind! Or, as the case may be, take that piece right back.

Walking has been show to help improve your cognitive function and actually slow down the aging of your mind. In fact, walking can help keep your body and heart healthy, too! A recent study has shown that even just adding a few regular walks to your exercise routine (even if they’re the only part of … Continue reading Aging is a normal part of life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give the process a piece of your mind! Or, as the case may be, take that piece right back.

Diet soda is touted as being healthier than regular soda, but is it actually doing more harm than good?

According to a recent study, diet soda is associated with an increased risk of diabetic retinopathy (DR). More specifically, patients who consumed more than four cans of diet soda a week had significantly increased odds of experiencing proliferative DR than patients who did not. Regular soft drink consumption, on the other hand, was not found … Continue reading Diet soda is touted as being healthier than regular soda, but is it actually doing more harm than good?