Monthly Archives: November 2013

Are You At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Unlike type 1 diabetes which comes on rapidly and isn’t currently preventable by making lifestyle changes, type 2 diabetes is an insidious disease that develops slowly over time. That gradual onset gives you time to take action. It is not … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Type 2 Diabetes Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding every common disease, and type 2 diabetes is no different. Even patients with diabetes and their family members may be misinformed. Here are eight common myths associated with type 2 diabetes. The Myth: … Continue reading

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Bill Pittman Earns 75-Year Medal

Last month Bill H. Pittman, a retired intellectual property attorney, received his 75-year medal from Joslin Diabetes Center, marking 75 years with type 1 diabetes and without any serious complications. Since his diagnosis at the age of three in Lexington, … Continue reading

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What’s the Risk for Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes can seemingly spring up out of nowhere; leaving many who are diagnosed asking if there was anything they could have done to prevent this. Unfortunately, there currently isn’t any way to safely prevent type 1 diabetes— and … Continue reading

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Diabetes in the World Today

With National Diabetes Month here, it’s important for us to understand diabetes on a global level. Diabetes has been around for thousands of years, and is continuing to advance throughout the world. Worse than ever, it’s a growing epidemic with a devastating … Continue reading

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What You Should Do During National Diabetes Month

November is looking up. In the Northeast, it is a generally a gray and dreary month, full of cold drizzle and dingy trampled leaves. But forget the weather; November has a lot to recommend it: in addition to a favorite … Continue reading

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