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Is Alzheimer’s a Form of Diabetes?

More evidence has been uncovered that Alzheimer’s disease may actually be a third form of diabetes, according to researchers from Northwestern University. Insulin and insulin receptors in your brain are crucial for learning and memory, and it’s known that these components are lower in people with Alzheimer’s disease. In your brain, insulin binds to an… Read More »

Harvard Health Ad Watch: A feel-good message about a diabetes drug

This 60-second advertisement for Trulicity, a medication for diabetes, is one of the most feel-good medication commercials I’ve ever seen. The narrator never uses the scare tactic of so many other ads, listing the terrible things that could happen if you don’t take the treatment. Instead, from start to finish, music, images, and spoken words… Read More »

When does gestational diabetes require insulin

The aim of this Cochrane review was to find out the effectiveness and safety of insulin compared with oral medication or non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus GDM, which is diabetes diagnosed in pregnancy. It also looked at different timings for taking insulin during the day. We collected all the relevant studies… Read More »

What to do when i have diabetes

Stay at or get to a healthy weight by using your meal plan and moving more. Write down the date and time of your next visit. The risk factors are listed above, and different groups have slightly different recommendations about when and how often to screen. When eating a meal, fill half of your plate… Read More »