Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Diabetes in Austere Conditions

                  As the float plane landed on a remote lake in the Alaskan tundra, I looked forward to the week-long caribou hunt that lied ahead. Just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean that you can’t live life. Diabetics can be found in just about every sport or activity that exists, and some of these activities can be

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Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Anti-Diabetes Prescriptions Outpacing Anti-Obesity Drugs

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nov-24_-2016_-9_55_09-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download  Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study published in the journal of Obesity has found that anti-diabetes drug prescriptions are far outweighing the number of prescriptions for anti-obesity drugs. In fact, there are 15 times more anti-diabetic medications (excluding insulin) dispensed compared to anti-obesity drugs. The adoption of new medications

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Metformin Best For Heart Safety

Metformin is the most frequently prescribed standalone medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study has found that this drug is actually better for the heart than most of its closest competitors. This result came after analyzing over 200 studies that involved 1.4 million people. The findings suggest that Metformin reduced the risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke

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Type 1 Diabetes: DEXCOM, INC., ISSUES PRESS RELEASE TO SUPPLEMENT PREVIOUS CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2016 — Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM) issues this press release to supplement its previous customer notification and remind its patients to periodically test the audible alarms and alerts on certain receivers manufactured by Dexcom to make sure that the audible alarms and alerts are functioning properly. The notification constituted a voluntary recall and applied to those Dexcom G4 Platinum Receivers, Dexcom

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FDA Bans Toxic Chemicals from Food Packaging

Beginning on February 1, 2016, a new order by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took effect banning the use of three grease-resistant chemicals in sandwich wrappers, microwave popcorn bags, pizza boxes, and other food packaging items. These chemical substances have been linked to birth defects and cancer, among other long-term health issues, and according to many environmental health groups, this move has been a

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Food Safety While Hiking, Camping & Boating

By United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service Outdoor activities are popular with Americans nationwide. The fresh air and exercise revives the spirit and the mind. Hiking, camping, and boating are good activities for active people and families, and in some parts of the country you can enjoy the outdoors for 2 or 3 seasons. In many cases, these activities last all

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