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2014-02-25 14:23:10

The automatic “threshold suspend” (TS) feature of an insulin pump helps prevent life-threatening hypoglycemic events when the device's sensor detects blood glucose concentrations below the preset threshold. However, in individuals with type 1 diabetes who have had previous episodes of hypoglycemia the TS feature may be less effective at preventing subsequent events, according to important new results from the ASPIRE study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

A recent study conducted on older (age 65 and over) individuals with Type 2 diabetes found that they demonstrated less awareness of hypoglycemic (low blood glucose) episodes than middle-aged (age 39-64) diabetics as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 New Study Shows Older Diabetics Are Less Aware of Hypoglycemic Symptoms: A recent study conducted on older (age 65 and over) individuals with Type 2 diabetes found that they demonstrated less awareness of...

Treating Diabetes In Dogs
2011-09-23 08:37:00

   Diabetes affects not only humans but also animals.  While humans generally show some willingness to modify their behavior to help their treatment, pet owners face additional problems in that animals generally do not understand the need for intervention.  Treatment plans should be based on an understanding of natural fluctuations in blood glucose levels but these are very hard to determine.  Nadja Affenzeller and colleagues at the University of Veterinary...

2010-03-24 15:27:05

DALLAS -- Using leptin alone in place of standard insulin therapy shows promise in abating symptoms of type 1 diabetes, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report. UT Southwestern researchers, using mouse models, found that leptin administered instead of insulin showed better management of blood-sugar variability and lipogenesis, the conversion of simple sugars into fatty acids. Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells and involved in the regulation of body weight. Dr. Roger Unger,...

2008-08-28 15:01:07

RBIs, batting averages, home runs, ERAs, strikeouts -- there are many numbers to keep track of in baseball. Some players and coaches have to watch other numbers, too, like blood glucose levels, carbohydrates, and insulin units. In the September issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, Sam Houston State University starting catcher Heath Pugh and his assistant coach, Chris Berry, who talk about playing baseball while wearing insulin pumps and the...

2006-07-18 01:49:32

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Continuous monitoring-guided insulin adjustment appears to be no more effective than intermittent fingerstick monitoring in achieving control of blood sugar, or blood "glucose," in certain children with type 1 diabetes, Australian researchers report in the journal Diabetes Care. Lead investigator Dr. Kylie Yates told Reuters Health that continuous glucose monitoring "can be a useful clinical tool, but in some populations similar...

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