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The Google and Diabetes Connection

By on August 16, 2015 in Technology with 0 Comments
The Google and Diabetes Connection

Technology platform giant GOOGLE, via their Life Sciences division, is using their expertise in electronic miniaturization along with their data collecting/ sharing abilities to team up with Dexcom, makers of a popular Continuous Glucose Monitoring Sensor shown above (CGMS) to make much smaller continuous monitoring device that might be as small as a dime and […]

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The Road Too Often Traveled – PreDiabetes to Type 2 Diabetes

By on June 15, 2015 in Diabetes with 0 Comments
The Road Too Often Traveled – PreDiabetes to Type 2 Diabetes

Have  you been told that you have “Pre-Diabetes“? What does that mean? The road from normal blood sugar to a level that would qualify you to be formally diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes is a long one. Some can have pre-diabetes for years before reaching that point. The levels of blood glucose that are used to […]

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Metformin safe in Mild to Moderate Kidney Disease

By on June 5, 2015 in Diabetes with 0 Comments
Metformin safe in Mild to Moderate Kidney Disease

Do you have diabetes along with mild kidney disease and your doctor had you stop Metformin but now finding your diabetes hard to control? Good news – a recent review has shown that Metformin is safe in mild to moderate kidney disease. Metformin is the first line drug treatment for Type 2 diabetes and is […]

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