The Diabetic Investor
Join host Larry Kaskel interview David Kliff, a diabetic himself and the publisher of the Diabetic Investor. Should you invest in the Diabetes Sector? What drug companies will pick up the Avandia business? Find out in this segment.
Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed in many Adults
bbc.com Many might think type 1 diabetes is a "disease of childhood", but research, published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, has found it has a similar prevalence in adults. More than 40% of Britons diagnosed with the condition are over 30. Many of these are initially diagnosed with typ...
Juvenile type 1 diabetes strikes adults as well
norcal.news Type 1 diabetes is often referred to as ‘juvenile diabetes’ because it is typically diagnosed in children and young adults, but it strikes older adults as well. The disease comes accompanied by several signs/hints but these diffused signs may be missed even by doctors. British Prime ...
The International Diabetes Federation's Global Campaign
World Diabetes Day marks the annual global awareness campaign for diabetes by the International Diabetes Federation. The campaign’s theme of "diabetes education and prevention" is scheduled for five years. How will the IDF implement this broad campaign for both the health care professionals and peop
Scientists Identify Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension
wexnermedical.osu.edu Physician researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine at the Wexner Medical Center say increased levels of the hormone aldosterone, already associated with hypertension, can play a significant role in the development of diabetes, particularly among certain...
The Importance of Diabetes Education for Patients and Providers
The results of the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial proved that intensive management of diabetes can significantly improve diabetes outcomes. The education of both the healthcare professional and patient is a key component in the successful management of diabetes. Join host Dr. Stev
The Certified Diabetes Educator: A Key Role in the Diabetes Team
Diabetes educators focus on helping patients living with diabetes and related conditions achieve behavior change goals and lead to better clinical outcomes and improved health status. How has the role of the certified diabetes educator changed in the management of diabetes? Join host Dr. Steven Edel
The Diabetes Infrastructure: Regulation & Reimbursement
The prevalence of diabetes complications and its associated costs represent an infrastructure that may be virtually unsustainable in the near future. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, editor-in-chief of the diabetes publications Closer Look and Diabetes Close Up, Kelly Close, as they discu
The “Magic” of Bariatric Surgery on Diabetes
jamanetwork.com An extraordinary thing happens to some patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo weight-loss surgery: Within days of the procedure, they improve their insulin production and need fewer or no diabetes medications. Although it’s well established that losing weight, especially aroun...
The Potential of Immunotherapy in Type 1 Diabetes
Development of a combination therapy is showing significant promise in type 1 diabetes when caught in the early stages. What are some immuno-therapies currently being evaluated for treating type 1 diabetes? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, director of the Center for Type 1 Diabetes Resear