Here's another additional alert not related to the above: Stem Cell researchers from the University of California in San Diego have found that progenitor cells could be made to produce insulin. Imagine that. If that is the case, then the treatment option to make this happen cannot be far behind.
Univ. of Florida / Extension Classes: Taking Charge of Diabetes
February 14, 2009
The University of Florida did it again. It is offering classes for type 2 diabetics with professional health workers and educators as teachers from from March 2 to April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The only thing I don't like is the $75 fee but they are offering a limited number of scholarships.
Here's another additional alert not related to the above: It is not surprising that the incidence of diabetes has increased once again. The director of the Diabetes Epidemiology Program, Catherine Cowie, PhD and her group are recommending lifestyle modification especially in the area of weight management and more physical activity.
Happy Valentine's Day to All!
Bag of Hope for Young Diabetes Patients
February 13, 2009
This is such a great resource not only for the child with diabetes but also for the parents and caretakers who have to look after him. Not only will the child get a toy in Rufus the Bear but also he will get a monitor and diabetes bracelet and other materials. The only thing that bugs me with this is that the child in order to qualify will have been diagnosed only in the last three months.
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Here's another additional alert not related to the above: I particularly like this alert because it is what we should strive for. We really should try to have a balanced life especially for the diabetics because that will help keep their diabetes under control.
Obesity-Related Cardiovascular Damage Prevented By Decreasing Insulin Resistance