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Diabetes Health Podcast Interview: How to Fast Safely During Ramadan with Diabetes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadManaging diabetes is no easy task. When a spiritual holiday comes a long that requires fasting, you need to ensure that your health is not compromised.   Join me today as I speak to Dr. Luma Gahlib who helps us understand who should or should not fast during Ramadan and what to consider before you decide to observe this

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Afrezza’s Inhaled Insulin – One Solution to High Insulin Prices?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI have received many questions about insulin costs. The most common concern? The price of insulin and long-term affordability. In this episode, I interviewed Michael Castagna, Chief Executive Officer of MannKind, the makers of the inhaled insulin about their 4 dollar a day insulin program. What do you think about purchasing rapid-acting insulin for 4 dollars a day? It

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Text Messaging Can Help Those with Type 2 Diabetes Control Blood Sugar

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study published in the online journal Diabetes Care reports that intervention text messages can help those with type 2 diabetes improve their blood sugar levels. The study looked at Hispanic patients who were classified as low income. Dr. Addie Fortmann and her team at the

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

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadData 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 they are used when making plastic materials more durable and flexible. They do not occur in nature but are commonly used

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Lubiprostone Acts as Effective Constipation Treatment for Diabetes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has found that lubiprostone is an effective and safe way to treat chronic constipation in diabetes. This medication can decrease colonic transit time and increase spontaneous bowel movements in people with diabetes and chronic idiopathic constipation. After receiving a 48-mcg dose of lubiprostone each

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

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Nov-19_-2015_-12_31_40-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! 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. According to registered dietarian Leslie Black, this finding suggests that hidden factors could be affecting our ability to control our

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

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/May-16_-2016_-12_59_10-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadResearchers 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 range when compared to the use of sensor-augmented pumps. These results were similar both during the day and overnight. This

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Eating Vegetables Prevents Glaucoma

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Apr-9_-2016_-6_19_58-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to today’s podcast! 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 compared to people who ate a limited amount of these vegetables. This study involved following over 100,000 men and women

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