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Thomas G. Ciccone

Staff Writer
DiabeticLifestyle
Montclair, NJ

About Thomas G. Ciccone

Thomas has written for a number of publications, including Practical Pain Management and DiabeticLifestyle. Tom received his journalism degree from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. Tom joined the DiabeticLifestyle family in January 2014.

Articles Written by Thomas G. Ciccone

Program Helps People With Diabetes Fight Depression

The benefits of talk therapy goes far beyond improving depression—patients also had significant improvement in the blood sugar levels.

A Breath Test for Ketoacidosis

British investigators are researching a non-invasive breath test to quickly diagnose diabetic ketoacidosis.
Type 1 diabetes: Researcher are developing a non-invasive breath test to diagnose diabetic ketoacidosis.

Rates of New Cases of Diabetes Slowing

New study may signal a ‘slowing of the diabetes epidemic,’but minorities and the young still at higher risk.
Diabetes is a serious health problem in the United States, as more Americans are diagnosed every day.

A Yogurt a Day May Keep Diabetes at Bay

Eating a low-fat plain yogurt, instead of salty snacks or sugary drinks, may help reduce your risk of diabetes by almost 50%.
In addition to eating more fruits and vegetables, consuming low-fat plain yogurt, in lieu of salty snacks or sugary drinks, may help prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Fish Oils May Help People With Diabetes

Researchers find that omega-3 fatty acids (DHA) can help prevent fatty liver disease and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Eating a diet high in fish, and subsequently omega-3 fatty acids, can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease

Can Whey Protein Control Blood Sugar?

Researchers from Israel believe people with diabetes could benefit from this protein-rich beverage.
Researchers from Israel believe people with Type 2 diabetes could benefit from this whey protein drinks.

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Obstructed sleep apnea during REM sleep may lead to further diabetic complications.
Sleep apnea can worsen the control of blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study published in Diabetes Care.

Am I at Risk of Developing Cancer?

Doctors are searching for an answer to the question: Does diabetes increase someone's risk for cancer?
People with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes appear to be at higher risk of developing certain types of cancer—but as to why it exists, there is still some dispute.1

Are People With Diabetes At Higher Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

A new study from Taiwan points to a dangerous association, but this may be more common in Asia than the United States.
Link between head and neck cancer and diabetes is explored in a study of Taiwanese patients. US rates are lower.

Sweetener Derived From Agave Plant May Help Lower Blood Sugar

A common ingredient in the tequila plant could benefit metabolic health.
A sweetener created from the agave plant, most commonly know for making tequila, has been shown to reduce blood sugar and weight gain in mice, according to a recent research study.

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