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Kristin Della Volpe

Medical writer
Madison, NJ

About Kristin Della Volpe

Kristin Della Volpe is a medical writer with more than 15 years of experience. She has written for journals and newspapers specializing in a variety of fields including diabetes, hospital pharmacy, neurology, oncology, pain management, primary care, and psychiatry. Kristin is also a licensed massage therapist who specializes in prenatal message. She lives in Madison, NJ, with her husband and two children.

Articles Written by Kristin Della Volpe

Heart Disease in Younger Women With Diabetes

Younger and middle-age women with type 2 diabetes have similar heart disease risks as men—a 4-fold increase compared to women without diabetes.
Doctors urge aggressive screening and treatment

Too Little or Too Much Sleep Linked to Diabetes

Sleeping less than 6 hours or 10 or more hours was linked to a greater risk for chronic diseases including diabetes, coronary heart disease, anxiety, and obesity in a study involving adults age 45 years and older.

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

New treatment called CelluTome may simplify skin grafts for diabetic foot ulcers
New treatment option for diabetic foot ulcers. CelluTome helps simplify skin grafts used to treat diabetic foot ulcers.

Can Age-Related Diseases be Prevented?

A low-calorie, healthy diet has been found to forestall diseases and extend a healthy life.
In older people, chronic diseases tend to come in a package, with more than 70% of people over the age of 65 years having at least two age-related disorders (eg, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, heart

Exercise Can Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Women With Gestational Diabetes

A new study shows that regular exercise can reduce a woman's risk of developing type 2 diabetes after she has had gestational diabetes.

Exercise Lowers Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes put women at risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. Exercise may help mitigate that risk.

Having Less Brown Fat May Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

People of South Asian descent are at increased risk, and develop diabetes at younger ages, than whites
Less brown adipose fat, used to produce heat in colder climates, increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes

What You Eat Really Does Matter

Higher intake of butter and margarine increases risk of heart disease among patients with diabetes.

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