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Does Low BP Cause Depression Increasing the Risk For Diabetes?

According to the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety, patients with anxiety had a significantly higher mean DBP than controls (P = 0.03), although this did not significantly raise the risk for isolated diastolic hypertension. These results remained after subjects using hypertension medication were excluded.

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Study Shows that a Virus can Trigger Type 1 Diabetes

A virus with symptoms like those of the common cold may be a trigger for diabetes, especially in children, according to two UK studies that suggest doctors may one day be able to vaccinate against the disease.

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7 Steps for Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes

I know the shock of being told you have diabetes all too well. Even my wife who is an RN was equally unprepared for the news about my condition. I was referred to the usual diabetes education and nutrition specialists. However, like most things in life, we have to take control and responsibility for ourselves.

The following is advice from the experts at Joslin Diabetes Center and the American Diabetes Association. I think may be helpful for those who are just starting out and maybe those of us who just need a review!

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Insulin Changes Occur Years Before Diabetes

Evidence of insulin resistance and changes in blood sugar linked to type 2 diabetes can be measured more than a decade before the disease occurs, new research confirms. The findings suggest that diabetes prevention efforts that focus on people with prediabetes may come too late to make a big difference.

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