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Diabetes and Kidneys

Posted by Randall W Brown on August 20, 2017 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Kidney Disease (Nephropathy)


Kidneys are remarkable organs. Inside them are millions of tiny blood vessels that act as filters. Their job is to remove waste products from the blood.


Sometimes this filtering system breaks down. Diabetes can damage the kidneys and cause them to fail. Failing kidneys lose their ability to filter out waste products, resulting in kidney disease.


How Does Diabetes Cause Kidney Disease?

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Posted by Randall W Brown on February 9, 2016 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Diabetes and Dementia May Be Linked

By Theresa Bebbington

WebMD Health News Reviewed by Sheena Meredith, MD

Feb. 20, 2015 -- People with mild cognitive impairment may be more likely to one day get dementia if they also have diabetes, depression, or low levels of the B vitamin folate, researchers say.

They also found that people who eat a Mediterranean-style diet have lower risks.

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) refers to a group of symptoms in which people strugg...

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New Drug

Posted by Randall W Brown on March 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

In late February, Sanofi announced FDA approval of its once-daily, long-acting basal insulin Toujeo. Toujeo is the same type of basal insulin (glargine) as Sanofi’s blockbuster Lantus, but a stronger version. In Toujeo, each milliliter of liquid carries 300 units of insulin (“U300”), whereas Lantus only carries 100 units of insulin per milliliter (“U100”). Sanofi hopes to bring Toujeo to the market in the next month – a very quick turnaround! It has also be...

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Posted by Randall W Brown on February 22, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to the TCOYD Research Registry


On the next pages you will find a complete description of the Registry, its purpose and what will happen if you decide to become a member. At the end, you can click a button to sign up.


If you agree to participate, you will then be asked to complete a very brief survey so that in the future we can invite you to participate in new projects that might be right for you. Please note you must be 18 years or older to parti...

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Risks, Complications & Treatments

Posted by Randall W Brown on February 19, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Comprehensive Guide to Research on Risk, Complications and Treatment

Substance abuse is described as the excessive use of a substance such as alcohol or drugs that results in significant clinical impairments as well as the loss of ability to function academically, professionally, and socially [1]. An individual who was healthy before the substance abuse began will typically begin to experience serious health problems over time, but extensive damage may be avoided or reversed if effectiv...

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Complications and Aging

Posted by Randall W Brown on October 16, 2014 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Diabetic Complications and the Aging Population

At what age will people require more diabetic care?...


In this cohort study which looked at patients from 2004-2010 the main objective was to identify if there was an increased incidence of diabetic complications depending on how long participants have had diabetes as well as how old they are. Given the increasing age of the population, it's important to know which populations may require more care.


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Posted by Randall W Brown on October 16, 2014 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Low-carb Diet Recommended for Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Patients

Low-carbohydrate diets should be the first line of attack for treatment of type 2 diabetes, and should be used in conjunction with insulin in those with type 1 diabetes....

Conducted by a consortium of 26 physicians and nutrition researchers, the study suggests the need for a reappraisal of dietary guidelines due to the inability of current recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes. The authors point to the spe...

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Gout & Type 2 Links

Posted by Randall W Brown on October 16, 2014 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Gout Linked to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Gout appears to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, especially in women...

Researchers followed more than 35,000 gout sufferers in the United Kingdom and found that women with gout were 71 percent more likely to develop diabetes compared with people without gout. For men, the increased risk was 22 percent.


"Gout seems to be contributing to the risk of diabetes independently of other diabetes risk factors, such as o...

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Posted by Randall W Brown on September 1, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Did you know that this year is the 20th Annual Taking Control Of Your Diabetes Conference and Health Fair in San Diego? Everyone here at TCOYD wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our very first conference with the people who matter to us the most, and that's YOU!


With our individualized type 1 and type 2 tracks along with a top-notch team of physicians, diabetes educators, nutritionists, podiatrists, pharmacists, exercise specialists and much more, it's going to be a...

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