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  Diabetes And Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Diabetes is the main cause of blindness in adults in the United States.
A diabetes educator may be a nurse, a dietitian, or another kind of health care worker.
Diabetes educators teach you about diet and meal plans, how to give yourself insulin shots, how to test your blood, and how to fit diabetes care into your everyday life.
www.diabetesandsports.com /dr_notes_the_diabetes_encyclopedia.html   (6503 words)

 Diabetes Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This form of diabetes is associated with older age, obesity, family history of diabetes, previous history of gestational diabetes, physical inactivity, and ethnicity.
Diabetes is widely recognized as one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.
According to recent estimates, the prevalence of diabetes in the United States is predicted to reach 8.9 percent of the population by 2025.
diabetes.niddk.nih.gov /dm/pubs/overview   (3833 words)

 NDEP | The 7 Principles for Controlling Your Diabetes for Life
Terms that suggest that diabetes is not serious, such as “a touch of diabetes,” “mild diabetes,” and “sugar’s a little high,” are not correct and should no longer be used.
To reduce your risk for diabetes problems such as blindness, kidney disease, losing a foot or leg, and early death from heart attack or stroke, you and your health care team need to monitor the diabetes ABCs: A1C, Blood pressure, and Cholesterol.
People with diabetes must control their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol to prevent the problems of diabetes: heart attack, stroke, eye and kidney problems, nerve damage, impotence, foot or leg amputation, gum disease, and loss of teeth.
ndep.nih.gov /diabetes/control/principles.htm   (2161 words)

This site is dedicated to all the "Betties" of the world who have diabetes and who are strong enough to keep it from hindering their active lifestyles.
Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and physical fitness.
These speakers were not only great leaders in the medical and diabetic community, but more importantly, they spoke with their hearts and a compassion that was so real and so touching.
www.diabetties.org   (1373 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes insipidus is caused by the inability of the kidneys to conserve water, which leads to frequent urination and pronounced thirst.
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is an uncommon condition that occurs when the kidneys are unable to conserve water as they perform their function of filtering blood.
Central diabetes insipidus is caused by damage to the hypothalamus or pituitary gland as a result of surgery, infection, tumor, or head injury.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000377.htm   (665 words)

 CDC's Diabetes Program - FAQs - Basics About Diabetes
Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
The causes of type 1 diabetes appear to be much different than those for type 2 diabetes, though the exact mechanisms for developing both diseases are unknown.
The appearance of type 1 diabetes is suspected to follow exposure to an "environmental trigger," such as an unidentified virus, stimulating an immune attack against the beta cells of the pancreas (that produce insulin) in some genetically predisposed people.
www.cdc.gov /diabetes/faq/basics.htm   (1347 words)

 Diabetes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Diabetes is a condition in which the pancreas, a little organ near the stomach that produces insulin (a hormone), can't make enough insulin or the body can't use the insulin properly.
Diabetes can lead to serious, even life-threatening complications and serious damage to many parts of the body: the heart, eyes, kidneys, blood vessels, nerves, gums and teeth, feet and legs.
The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Clinical Trial conducted by the National Institutes of Health showed that the onset of type 2 diabetes could be prevented or delayed in people at high risk by losing 5 to 7 percent of body weight and getting 30 minutes of physical activity such as brisk walking on most days.
www.4woman.gov /faq/diabetes.htm   (2121 words)

 children with DIABETES Online Community
Taking Diabetes to School is an excellent 15-minute video explaining diabetes in school, including the laws protecting children with diabetes at school.
The Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium is seeking families with at least 2 siblings diagnosed with type 1 diabetes prior to age 35.
Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
www.childrenwithdiabetes.com   (1632 words)

 Welcome to Diabetes UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Welcome to Diabetes UK Diabetes UK is the leading charity working for people with diabetes.
We fund research, campaign and help people to live with the condition.
Our mission is to improve the lives of people with diabetes and to work towards a future without diabetes.
www.diabetes.org.uk   (46 words)

 Diabetes diet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Specific diabetic dietary guidelines have been developed by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association to improve the management of diabetes.
With type 1 diabetes, studies show that total carbohydrate has the most effect on the amount of insulin needed and maintaining blood sugar control.
With type 2 diabetes, the main focus is on weight control, because 80% to 90% of people with this disease are overweight.
www.healthcentral.com /mhc/top/002440.cfm   (615 words)

 Diabetes: Information from WebMD
Diabetes affects an estimated 18.2 million Americans, and the number rises each year.
When it comes to predicting type 2 diabetes risk, not all normal fasting blood sugar levels are equal, new research shows.
People with diabetes are at increased risk of cardiovascular death.
my.webmd.com /medical_information/condition_centers/diabetes_1_2   (355 words)

 Diabetes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Pathobiology of Diabetic Complications: A Unifying Mechanism...
NCEP-Defined Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Prevalence of CHD...
The Rise of Childhood Type 1 Diabetes in the 20th Century...
www.medscape.com /viewpublication/69_index   (391 words)

 On-line Diabetes Resources
Diabetes Support has been set up to provide support, information, and a discussion forum for people and families with diabetes in the UK to help them to manage and lead a normal active life, says list owner Steven J. Sexton.
Diabetes Mellitus II is a part of medGrasp, which seeks to enable people with any illness to easily share information and exchange experiences with other people suffering from similar conditions.
Diabetics Anonymous is to help anyone with diabetes who wants to maintain his or her health.
www.mendosa.com /faq.htm   (8936 words)

 Diabetes Self-Management - Diabetes Health Articles and Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Whether you've just been diagnosed with diabetes or have had it for years, you'll find a wealth of information in the online edition of Diabetes Self-Management to help you live a healthier, happier life.
Learn how to control your blood sugar with insulin and diabetes drugs and how to improve your health with diet and exercise.
Meal planning is one of the most important parts of any diabetes self-management program.
www.diabetes-self-mgmt.com   (268 words)

 Diabetes Directory
One of the most important recent advances in control of diabetes is the arrival of insulin analogs.
People with diabetes are more at risk of frozen shoulder than most other people.
Will islet cell transplants be "A Cure for Diabetes?" Since they offer the best chance, all the companies in that market are racing to be the first to bring a cure to the market.
www.mendosa.com /diabetes.htm   (7134 words)

 Diabetes New Zealand
The first port of call for New Zealanders with diabetes, those at risk and their families.
Diabetes can lead to foot complications and amputations.
You can play a role in helping to prevent or delay diabetes related foot problems.
www.diabetes.org.nz   (116 words)

 National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Diabetes • Digestive • Endocrine and metabolic • Hematologic • Kidney •; Nutrition • Urologic • Statistics • Weight control and Physical Activity • Easy-to-read versions • Spanish-language versions
Final Report on January 2004 "The Science of Translating Diabetes and Obesity Research" (pdf 289kb) meeting is now online.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is part of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
www.niddk.nih.gov   (343 words)

 Diabetes in Cats — Treatment and Diabetic Cat Info
is a complete pet health guide to treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats.
Diabetes Monitor has given us the highest rating possible for pet health sites.
First-time users, make sure to read our information if you were just diagnosed with feline diabetes.
www.felinediabetes.com   (218 words)

 Novo Nordisk Diabetes Care - Diabetes Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learn from other people's experiences living with diabetes.
Real Life Stories is a collection of over 100 stories that touch everyday situations and emotional issues of life with diabetes.
In many cases you'll be challenged to solve specific problems.
www.yourdiabetesworld.com /health/dwk/info/reallife/index.asp   (39 words)

 Diabetes Monitor
Diabetic students in one high school district shouldn't have any trouble carrying their blood sugar testing equipment on campus anymore.
People with diabetes should have a medical checkup every 3–6 months.
Economic and political issues for people with diabetes.
www.diabetesmonitor.com   (77 words)

 International Diabetes Institute - Diabetes Research, Education and Care
Diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to automatically regulate blood glucose levels.
To learn how to achieve and maintain good control of your diabetes to keep you healthy both now and in the future
For all the latest news on International Diabetes Institute and Industry research
www.idi.org.au   (58 words)

 The Diabetes Mall provides extensive diabetes information, the latest research findings, and great discounts on ...
The Diabetes Mall provides extensive diabetes information, the latest research findings, and great discounts on diabetes products.
Delicate and feminine pump case is made of soft satin to provide a snug fit for your pump.
Software for diabetes management is becoming increasingly important.
www.diabetesnet.com   (423 words)

 MedlinePlus: Diabetes
Diabetic Hyperosmolar Syndrome: When Your Blood Sugar Is Extremely High (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Diabetes and Vaccines (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The primary NIH organization for research on Diabetes is the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/diabetes.html   (1257 words)

 Diabetes information including treating type 2 diabetes at Diabetes.com
Diabetes information including treating type 2 diabetes at Diabetes.com
Managing your type 2 diabetes means making a few changes in how you live.
See how type 2 diabetes develops in the body.
www.diabetes.com   (130 words)

 American Diabetes Association Home Page
Information you can trust from the diabetes experts
Get the latest diabetes news and diabetes research summaries.
Take an important step to help beat diabetes.
www.diabetes.org   (64 words)

 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation : Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with type 1 (juvenile) diabetes, we at JDRF can help.
Ongoing TrialNet and ITN studies ask if it is possible to stop the immune system from destroying beta cells in patients with new onset type 1 diabetes.
And among the hundreds of thousands of people impacted in those states are countless families with type 1 diabetes, now forced to deal with the daily issues of this disease in the most difficult of circumstances.
www.jdf.org   (232 words)

 Your Diabetes Web World - Novo Nordisk Diabetes Care - Diabetes Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Your Diabetes Web World - Novo Nordisk Diabetes Care - Diabetes Encyclopedia
Search the Diabetes Encyclopedia to find detailed information about diabetes-related issues.
You have easy access to 18 chapters that draw together information found in Fast Facts and Real Life Stories.
www.diabetesdiary.com /health/dwk/info/encyclopedia/0/1.asp   (42 words)

 National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Overview of diabetes, pre-diabetes, diagnosis information, pregnancy and diabetes, and a dictionary of diabetes terms
Diabetes-related problems of the heart, kidneys, eyes, feet and skin, nerves, teeth and gums.
Who we are and how we can help you
diabetes.niddk.nih.gov   (99 words)

 Diabetes -- Table of Contents (October 2005, 54 [10])
Diabetes -- Table of Contents (October 2005, 54 [10])
The Pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus Infection in the Diabetic NOD Mouse
Copyright © 2005 by the American Diabetes Association.
diabetes.diabetesjournals.org /current.shtml   (1142 words)

 Diabetes Care
The American Diabetes Association supports the Washington, DC Principles for Free Access to Science
Improved clinical outcomes associated with metformin in patients with diabetes and heart failure
Metabolic control of diabetes is associated with an improved response of diabetic retinopathy to panretinal photocoagulation
care.diabetesjournals.org   (120 words)

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