Tag Archives: Diabetes Health

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: High BMI as a Teen Could Increase Heart Disease Risk in Adulthood

A study completed at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center found a connection between teenage obesity and future heart troubles. Adults who were overweight or obese as adolescents had a higher risk of dying from stroke, coronary heart disease, and …

AskNadia: Am I Being Lied to About Lancets and Hepatitis

Dear Nadia,

I’ve used a lancet drum with six lancets that I was told to reuse. I’ve had the same drum for probably three years. It’s dull, and I need to change it. My fingers are sore. I’ve never even

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: How Eating Speed is Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

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Researchers at Japan’s Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine recently conducted a study to see how eating speed might affect metabolic syndrome. The study examined …

AskNadia: Asked to Leave Restaurant for Openly Injecting Insulin

Dear Nadia:
 
I was at a restaurant. After we’d ordered, I tested and dosed. I received a hostile look from a lady at another table. I smiled and said, “I could drop my trousers and inject in my butt, if

Diabetes Health Tips for Taming Your Winter Allergies

By  Joan Lehach, MD

As frigid temperatures and unusually snowy conditions over much of the nation continue to keep many Americans indoors, a veteran allergy expert reminds us that staying inside may keep us warm, but also gives us prolonged …

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Food Supplement Could Treat Rare Disease

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A new study recently found that a popular food supplement could reduce the effects of Familial Dysautonomia(FD). Researchers from Tel Aviv University studied neuron degeneration caused by …

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

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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 …