All posts by Diabetes Health Staff

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Fast Food Linked to Industrial Chemical Consumption

Data from federal nutrition surveys have found that people who ate fast food in the last 24 hours were found to have high levels of certain industrial chemicals within their bodies. These chemicals are known as phthalates, and …

In the Trenches with Dibetes Dad: Do You Doubt Your Child’s Future with T1D? Read this and Share.

Dear Parent,

My name is diabetes and you may have just met me or you may have known me for years.  I am not welcome and I know that I’m not.

The young lady in the picture met me when …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Dietician Theorizes Hidden Risk Factors Could Affect Weight Gain

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A study published in Obesity Research and Clinical Practice indicates that people in 2008 would have weighed 10% more than in 1971 despite an identical caloric intake.…

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Artificial Pancreas Systems Could Lower Hypoglycemia

Researchers from the University of Virginia recently found that the use of portable and wireless artificial pancreas systems could reduce hypoglycemia. When used continuously at home, these systems both reduced hypoglycemia and increased the time patients were in glycemic …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Eating Vegetables Prevents Glaucoma

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A new study completed by a team at Harvard Medical School has found that eating green leafy vegetables every day could lessen the risk of developing glaucoma. This risk could be reduced by 20%-30% when …

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Thioredoxin Interacting Protein and Insulin Resistance

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Researchers from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine recently examined how caloric restriction can improve insulin sensitivity in obese patients. The study used 11 obese participants and …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: The Definition of “Healthy” to be Reviewed by FDA

 

The current healthy eating guidelines created by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were established in 1994, and the agency is finally taking steps in reviewing how it classifies “healthy” foods. The current guidelines have some inaccurate information, …