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New Discovery Provides Insight into the Development of Complications in Type 1 Diabetes

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Joslin scientists have advanced understanding of how the cellular repair process is impaired in type 1 diabetes, which can cause cell death and lead to complications.

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People with Type 2 Diabetes Do Indeed Benefit From Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring: Study

People with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar if they follow a personalized blood glucose monitoring schedule, even if they don’t use insulin, according to a new study being presented at AADE15, the annual meeting and exhibition of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

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Legislation Introduced That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) renewed its call for Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education through The Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015.

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Diabetes-Eating Disorder Combination Requires Integrated Treatment

Healthcare providers need to be alert for signs of an eating disorder in people with type 1 diabetes – especially young girls and women, according to presentations at AADE15. A list of warning signs of the disease can help - see below.

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Eating Disorders and Diabetes: Experts Discuss @ AADE 2015

As they reach their teens, many with type 1 diabetes discover that the disease provides a secret weapon for losing weight. But it’s dangerous, and can lead to serious medical complications. Diabetes educators and a former diabulImia patient will share their stories and experience at AADE15.

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Blocking a Gene Reduces Fat

By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, University of Montreal researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration of triglycerides in their blood, even in various severe forms of hypertriglyceridemia and regardless of the base values or the treatment the patient usually receives.

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‘Dialing for Diabetes Control’ Helps Urban Adults Lower Blood Sugar

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Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes. The findings are the result of a clinical trial led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their collaborators at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Health Department). The study published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key

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Getting ready to send your child off to school for the first time or preparing an older child to go back to school can be a daunting task, especially if your child has diabetes.

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Researchers Announce Two New Tests That May Make Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes Easier and More Affordable

Researchers have successfully tested two new potential methods for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes in its standard and gestational forms. These findings, presented today at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, may lead to easier, timelier, and more affordable ways of identifying and treating this chronic disease.

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National Institutes of Health Awards IU 5-Year Grant to Create New Diabetes Research Center

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine a five-year, $4.5 million grant to create a new federally designated Indiana Diabetes Research Center, one of just 16 such centers in the country.