Dr. and Mother's Involvement in Neonatal Diabetes
Dr. Louis Philipson from The University of Chicago, discusses with Laurie Jaffe, mother of Patient, her involvement with Neonatal Diabetes, a rare mutation of Type 1 Diabetes. How they discovered treatment for her daughter Lily.
Cyclist Turns a Death Sentence into a Race Against Diabetes
bigcountryhomepage.com When Phil Southerland was 7 months old, he had symptoms of the flu, was urinating frequently and had an unquenchable thirst. "My mom took me to one doctor who said, 'Your kid has got the flu. Come back in one week,'" he said. Within days, Southerland's weight plummeted. Hi...
The Increasing Role of the Pharmacist in Diabetes Care
The management of diabetes is a sophisticated multi-disciplinary approach. There are multiple benefits to both the physician treating diabetes patients and the patients themselves by increasing the role of the pharmacist to provide a collaborative approach to care and placing the patient at the cent
Too Little Gluten in Our Diet may Increase the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
medicalnewstoday.com People with celiac disease or who are gluten intolerant may benefit from a low-gluten diet. A considerable number of people who do not have these diseases still adopt a gluten-free diet in the hope that it benefits their health. New research, however, suggests that a low-glu...
Understanding Importance of Exercise in Prevention, Management of Diabetes
thisdaylive.com Historical background Diabetes was rare but was known to ancient medical writers and physicians. The term diabetes, which means “to siphon”, was coined by one of Hippocrates’ disciples called Araetus. However, it had been described by ancient Hindus as “honey urine” a thousand ye...
Healthcare Reform and Implications for the Treatment of Diabetes
Healthcare reform will have significant implications for both patients living with diabetes and the healthcare professionals treating diabetic patients. How will healthcare reform impact current treatment, access and affordability? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, executive vice president
Intensive Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Lori Laffel, chief of the Pediatric and Adolescent Section at Joslin Clinic and an Investigator in the section on Genetics and Epidemiology at Joslin Diabetes Center as well as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School discusses intesive therapy for Type 1 diabetes.
Inpatient and Outpatient Recommendations for Diabetes
The transition from hospital to home for patients with diabetes can be challenging, from glycemic targets, guidelines for initiating insulin therapy, the various types of insulin and oral agents to general nutrition. What are the current recommendations for the transition from hospital to home for p
Islet Cell Transplant for Diabetics
In this segment, host Dr. Mark Nolan Hill speaks with Dr. Berhard Hering, international expert in islet cell transplants. Dr. Hering explains the promising new procedure offering diabetics the hope of being insulin free.
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Tornambe, an instructor in the departments of ophthalmology and family practice at the University of California, San