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Halloween Candy and Diabetes?
Halloween is a time for pumpkin carving, and elaborate costume–and candy. The candy part can be tricky for those with diabetes. But don't worry! This list has you covered.
Healthy Diabetic Feet
Diabetic foot ulcers are sores that occur on the feet of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They are the primary cause of hospital admissions for diabetics. About 15 percent of people with diabetes develop foot ulcers during their lifetime.
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Doug Melton is a highly decorated scientist and professor. But one title that has driven him toward the stem cell breakthrough we covered recently is this: father. Twenty-three years ago, Melton's infant son, Sam, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which swiftly launched Melton's quest to find a cure. And, he may just have done so.
Legislator Tom Reed has been there. In 2006, he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and, in 2013, after gastric bypass surgery, the disease went into remission. Yet, one year, and 110 pounds later, Reed finds himself fighting a similar battle -- his son, Will, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of four.
A Brazilian native, Chef and author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz hopes to educate and assist the fight against diabetes.
Charlie Kimball loved racing long before he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007. Despite the changes he was forced to make to his life, it was that love that drove him back to the track by 2008. And now?
Living with diabetes isn't always easy, but that doesn't mean it can't be fun! YouTuber Mike Lawson and singer Ginger Vieira try to stay positive about their diabetes -- and that's why they created this awesome spoof of Snoop Dogg's "Young, Wild, & Free."