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Insulin Pumps Should Not Go Thru X-Ray Machines/Airport Scanners. Please Sign
Health & Wellness  (tags: TSA, insulin pump, travel, diabetic, diabetes )

Beth
- 56 days ago - change.org
Insulin pump manufacturers advise that x-ray screening for carry-on or checked luggage & full-body airport scanners may interfere with the motors of insulin pumps. Some pumps have been broken because of this.
Heres Happens To Your Body When You Go 10 Days Without Sugar
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sugar, Diabetes, Calories, Detox, Health )

Derek
- 111 days ago - collective-evolution.com
It has become increasingly common knowledge in recent years that sugar wreaks havoc on our health, leading to such prevalent and serious ailments as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer.
PETITION: Tell the FDA That a Less Expensive Insulin Should Be Made Available as Soon as Possible
Health & Wellness  (tags: insulin, generic insulin, diabetes, health, healthcare, medicine, drugs, FDA, humans, diabetes treatment, diabetes medication )

Marcia
- 191 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
We should tell Acting Commissioner of the FDA Stephen Ostroff that the approval process of generic insulin needs to be expedited. Diabetics need generic insulin to help bring costs down for a costly disease.
9 Diabetes Myths That Could Be Sabotaging Your Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, disease, diabetes, diabetes myths, risks, research, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 281 days ago - rd.com
Misconceptions about diabetes risk factors, symptoms, healthy foods, and more could affect how diabetes patients take care of themselves. Here, experts shed light on the truth behind some common diabetes myths.
Why Is Insulin So Expensive In The U.S.?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug price, insulin, biotechnology, generics, Diabetes, prescription drugs )

Judy
- 525 days ago - npr.org
When patients couldn't afford to take their insulin, Dr. Greene decided to call some local pharmacies, to ask about low-cost options. He was told no such options existed.
FASCINATING STUDY: Artificial Sweeteners May Tip Scales Toward Metabolic Problems (E.G., Diabetes)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Artificial sweeteners, Sweet'n Low, aspartame, sucralose, microbiome, diabetes, metabolic disease, fecal transplants, mice, humans, genes and cells, Science News )

Beth
- 662 days ago - sciencenews.org
Israeli scientists conducted several experiments using sweetener-doped water in normal mice resulted in abnormally high glucose and changed the guts' microbial makeup. Fecal transplants from humans into healthy mice produced similar changes.
For Diabetics, Losing Weight May Delay Kidney Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, diabetes, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, treatment )

Cal
- 738 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
Israeli Company Is On Its Way To Create The World's First Insulin Pill For Diabetes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Insulin pill, diabetes, Israel )

David
- 893 days ago - nocamels.com
The concept of oral insulin as a way to relieve diabetics of daily injections has been around for decades, but making it happen is extremely difficult. Its phase two clinical trials were declared a success by the US FDA.
How Soda Turns Us Into
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, soda, sugar, health, risks, prevention, poet, Gabriel Cortez )

Nancy
- 919 days ago - good.is
Watch the amazing poet Gabriel Cortez raise awareness around Type 2 diabetes by connecting our diets with history in "Perfect Soldiers," a new film for The Bigger Picture project (thebiggerpicture.org).
What Should You Know About Diabetes and Foodborne Illness?
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, foodborne illness, risks, medicine, health, food, disease, illness, warning, safety, humans, diet, research, study, treatment )

Carrie
- 1088 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Similar to any individual living with a weakened immune system or compromised body systems due to chronic disease, those with diabetes-related complications may be susceptible to increased risk and impact of foodborne illnesses.
Whole-Grain Foods Are Not Always Healthful, Review Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, health, heart disease, diabetes, whole grain foods, research, safety, study, nutrition, news, illness, interesting )

Carrie
- 1130 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Last month the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) reaffirmed in a report that fiber-rich whole grains lower the risks of diabetes and heart disease. Media outlets such as Reuters duly reported the news, but many failed to point out a crucial detail:
There Are Dangers in Drinking Diet Soda
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, safety, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, risks, diet, diet coke, nutrition, news, warning )

Carrie
- 1142 days ago - thedailybeast.com
A new study says the artificial sweeteners in soda can cause serious health problems, including weigh gain. Is that enough to make you give up Diet Coke?
Is FDA About to Greenlight a Drug Banned in Other Countries? ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, medicine, risks, avandia, drugs, diabetes, heart disease, health )

Nancy
- 1174 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Last Thursday, in a combined meeting of separate FDA advisory committees, 20 of 26 panelists voted to recommend removing or modifying Avandia's highly restrictive label and distribution system. Five voted to keep the restrictions in place, while one panel
Groundbreaking Insulin Pill Nearing Market
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, diabetes, insulin )

David
- 1281 days ago - israel21c.org
For 100 years, scientists searched for a way to deliver insulin orally instead of by injection. Now an Israeli team claims it's found the solution. Phase 2 clinical trials are coming.
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

Angelika
- 1298 days ago - pcrm.org
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
 

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