Type 1 diabetes

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The future of type 1 diabetes care

I have spent the last 38 years primarily treating individuals with type 1 diabetes. In that time, I have been involved with over 400 pregnancies of individuals with type 1 diabetes with virtually no complications, and in the last twenty years, I have no cases of blindness, renal failure or amputations. Looking back, I am extremely pleased with the career choice I made.

For all types of diabetes, one common goal: healthy eating

In the following headlines, diabetes is mentioned, but what type is being discussed exactly? Given that there are different types of diabetes, how does the general public understand the difference when no distinction is made?

Healthy eating challenges for diabetes self-management

What is healthy eating?  A healthy lifestyle involves many choices and for all people in our modern world today choosing balanced nutrition is a priority to live a long healthy life. Generally, it is recognized that a healthy eating strategy emphasizes vegetables, fruit, whole grains, lean meat and foods low in salt and added sugar.  

Several kinds of battle


Several different battles are illustrated by the contents of this Issue of Diabetes Voice. The first of these is the battle individuals face to maintain any kind of diabetes self-care in the wake of cataclysmic natural disasters – hurricanes, typhoons, inundations, earthquakes, forest fires or whatever form these disasters may take.

Taking big steps - a look back at World Diabetes Day 2013

Diabetes care in Rwanda - against all odds


 

Report on the World Diabetes Congress 2013 Melbourne

 

Testing the limits - the double burden of diabetes and disaster

 

The Asian diabetes phenotypes - challenges and opportunities

 

IDF Diabetes Atlas reveals high burden of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy

Hyperglycaemia is one of the most prevalent metabolic disorders occurring during pregnancy. It can be a result of either existing diabetes in a pregnant woman or the development of insulin resistance and hyperglycaemia during pregnancy.

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