Diabetes

By | December 23, 2014

South Eastern Florida Regional Diabetes Program Diabetes Education Service 1450 Northwest 10th Avenue, Miami FL, 33136 Phone: 305‐243‐3696

Diabetes Page 5-3 Goal Through prevention programs, reduce the disease and economic burden of diabetes, and improve the quality of life for all persons who have or are at risk for diabetes.

The Power to Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands Diabetes Complications 2 in 3 people with diabetes die of heart disease or stroke Diabetes is the #1 cause of adult blindness Diabetes is the #1 cause of kidney failure Diabetes causes more than 60% of non-traumatic lower-limb amputations each year

Diabetes What in the world is glucose? What does the pancreas do, and where is it located exactly? And what’s the big deal about insulin, anyway? Diabetes raises lots of questions and can seem complicated, from its terminology to its tools for

New research has found that young children with type I diabetes (T1D) have slower brain growth compared to children without diabetes. The new study, published in Diabetes, suggests that continued exposure to hyperglycemia, or high blood sugars, may be detrimental to a child’s developing brain. “Our results show the potential vulnerability of young developing brains to […]

Children diagnosed with diabetes usually have Type 1 diabetes. You do not get diabetes from eating too much sugar and you do not ‘catch’ it from sitting next to someone with diabetes.

DIABETES A chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease • Diabetes is a chronic condition that arises when the pancreas does not produce enough

Executive Summary: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetesd2014 CURRENT CRITERIA FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETES c A1C $6.5%. The test should be performed in a laboratory using a

Eating disorders Adolescent females and young women with type 1 diabetes have about twice the risk of developing eating disorders as their peers without diabetes.

Successful iron depletion, initiated early in the course of disease, clearly reduces the incidence and progres-sion of cirrhosis, improves diabetes control, and fre-

Medical conversation DIABETES AND INFECTION People with diabetes are more prone to infection than those who do not have diabetes. Professor Paul

Ch ro n ic r e s p i r a t o r y h d i s e a s e s c a r d i v a s c u l a r d i s e a se d i a b e t e s c a n c e r s bto a cc o u s e o p h y i c a l u i n a c t i v i t y damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes,

ZSingle glucose level above 200 with symptoms of diabetes z2 hour glucose above 200 with oral glucose tolerance test zHemoglobin A1c- not used to show if you have new diabetes

Diabetes – Introduction Introduction Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of Americans every year. Your health care provider may have informed you that you have diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes About 9.7 million women in the United States have diabetes. Most women and men diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult-onset diabetes.

Diabetes Page 5-3 Goal Through prevention programs, reduce the disease and economic burden of diabetes, and improve the quality of life for all persons who have or are at risk for diabetes.

New research has found that young children with type I diabetes (T1D) have slower brain growth compared to children without diabetes. The new study, published in Diabetes, suggests that continued exposure to hyperglycemia, or high blood sugars, may be detrimental to a child’s developing brain. “Our results show the potential vulnerability of young developing brains to […]

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