Monthly Archives: October 2016

American Diabetes Association Issues New Recommendations on Physical Activity and Exercise for People with Diabetes

Guidelines Suggest Short Periods of Movement Every 30 Minutes ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Diabetes Association announces updated, comprehensive guidelines for regular, structured physical exercise for everyone with diabetes and recommends less overall sedentary time every day. … Continue reading

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Wayne State University Awarded $1.3 Million NIH Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award To Increase Longevity Of Insulin Treatment Implants

Article ID: 663109, Released: 19-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT, Source Newsroom: Wayne State University Division of Research DETROIT – Many diabetes patients require continuous or on-demand insulin therapy to manage their disease. Insulin pump therapy offers them more predictable, rapid-acting insulin, providing a … Continue reading

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Friends, Family, and Diabetes

This article was written by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). View original article here: One of the best ways to predict how well someone will manage diabetes: how much support they get from family and friends. Daily … Continue reading

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I blamed myself: A message to other T1D parents about guilt after diagnosis

By Kelley Doyle Albrant, Howell, Michigan As a parent of a child with T1D, I can say that we have experienced a lot in the last 2 years. My son was diagnosed at age 12 like most other males with … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Experience of Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Parents Taking Part in an Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trial Over Multiple Days in a Diabetes Camp Setting

Abstract OBJECTIVE To explore the experiences of children with type 1 diabetes and their parents taking part in an artificial pancreas (AP) clinical trial during a 7-day summer camp. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A semistructured interview, composed of 14 questions … Continue reading

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Exploring Diabetes – A Three Part Resource from MSU Extension Educators

Part 1: What is diabetes? Posted on September 2, 2016 by Kristina Swartzendruber , Michigan State University Extension Diabetes is a disease that affects metabolism and is characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood. Basically, it’s a disease … Continue reading

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FDA Approves The First Automated Insulin System For Type 1 Diabetes

MIRIAM E. TUCKER The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new insulin delivery system for people with Type 1 diabetes is a big deal. With Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas makes little or no insulin so people have to … Continue reading

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