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Diabetes Care

People who have diabetes, whether it is the most common type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, or gestational diabetes, need current, well-researched information on all aspects of the disease. Emaxhealth has expert reporters who provide articles on the latest research as well as important lifestyle guidelines regarding all forms of diabetes.

Playing Hardball With Type 2 Diabetes

It took a trip to the emergency room for Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, to own up to his diabetes. In the December issue of the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) consumer magazine, Diabetes Forecast, Matthews talks about what it is like to work on a high profile television show while managing his condition -- and taking control of his health.

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Researchers Uncover Gene's Role In Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have identified an enzyme thought to be an important instigator of the inner-body conflict that causes Type 1 diabetes. A chronic condition that affects nearly three million American children and adults, Type 1 diabetes is more severe than Type 2. Type 1 diabetes, also called autoimmune diabetes, arises when the body's infection-fighting white blood cells start destroying the beta-cells that produce insulin in the pancreas.

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Tips To Help Older Adults Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death and it affects millions of Americans of all ages.November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death and it affects millions of Americans of all ages. There isn't a cure yet, but it can be managed by individuals taking an active role in their own health. Nationally, there are 20.8 million children and adults with diabetes. The disease affects 10.3 million aged 60 or older, or 20.9 percent of all people in this age group, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Diabetes Fact Sheet.

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Diabetes: A Global Epidemic

Nearly every society on earth is affected by diabetes -- one of the most pressing health crises facing humanity today. Currently, more than 246 million people worldwide are living with the disease, a number that is expected to explode to 380 million within 20 years. Despite recent advancements -- including new medications, monitoring devices and measurements -- the fight against diabetes continues to be an uphill battle.

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