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Common myths prevent diabetics from taking appropriate care of themselves

October 17, 2011
Both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes can be difficult enough to deal with, even when an individual has a firm grasp of what their condition entails.
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New law seeks to make type 1 diabetes management easier in Illinois schools

October 17, 2011
Children with type 1 diabetes often have a difficult time managing their condition while they are at school.
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Children with type 1 diabetes can still enjoy Halloween

October 12, 2011
Few times of year are more fun for children than Halloween. However, the season can turn into a nightmare for parents of young people with type 1 diabetes. All the sugar-laden candy can wreak havoc on individuals' blood sugar management efforts.
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New guidelines offer recommendations for using continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetics

October 12, 2011
Individuals who have type 1 diabetes may be able to utilize continuous glucose monitor tools to manage their blood sugar safely and accurately, according to a new set of guidelines.
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Too much time in front of the TV may lead to poor blood sugar control in type 1 diabetics

October 06, 2011
Individuals with type 1 diabetes who spend more time in front of the TV or computer each day are likely to have poorer blood sugar control than those who have less screen time, according to a new study.
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New campaign seeks to help more diabetics get diagnosed early

October 04, 2011
Between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, more than 26 million people in the U.S. can be considered diabetic. What is equally as concerning is the fact that there are 7 million individuals who have the condition but have yet to be diagnosed.
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Diabetics need to plan prior to undergoing surgery

September 30, 2011
Surgery can be a frightening prospect for just about anyone. However, for those who suffer from type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, a medical procedure can potentially cause a serious medical situation.
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Advancements in biotechnology could soon lead to improved type 1 diabetes treatments

September 27, 2011
Currently, the only real treatment a person with type 1 diabetes has available to them is insulin injections. Since their body is unable to produce the hormone itself, patients are dependent on regular injections whenever their blood sugar levels rise too high.
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Asthma associated with poor blood sugar control in children

September 26, 2011
A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be difficult for children as it is. However, when the condition is combined with other health problems, young people may have a very difficult time controlling their blood sugar levels and remaining healthy.
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Company announces development of implantable glucose monitor

September 14, 2011
For individuals with type 1 diabetes, the frequent need to test their blood sugar may be the most burdensome part of the condition. However, a new device may spare many people with the condition from having to test their glucose throughout the day.
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