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Antibody Vaccine for Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Enters Preclinical Trial

Contributor : Description : Content : October 26, 2016 ( Healio ) Neovacs, a French company specializing in immunotherapies, will begin studying its interferon-alpha kinoid vaccine for the...

Glucose Challenge Test Accurate, Convenient in Primary Care Setting

Contributor : Description : Content : October 26, 2016 ( Healio ) Glucose challenge test screening, paired with oral glucose tolerance testing where appropriate, is less expensive and more...

Liraglutide Increases Heart Rate in T2DM With Stable CAD

Contributor : Description : Content : October 26, 2016 ( HealthDay News ) Liraglutide increases heart rate (HR) and reduces heart rate variability (HRV) in overweight patients with newly...

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer

Contributor : Description : Content : October 25, 2016 ( HealthDay ) — Having a large waistline, a high body mass index (BMI) and type 2 diabetes, may raise your risk for liver cancer, a new...

Neonatal Phototherapy Not Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : October 24, 2016 ( HealthDay News ) Neonatal phototherapy is not associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM-1), according to a study published online Oct....

Two Diet Drinks a Day Could Double the Risk of Diabetes, Study Find

Contributor : Description : Content : October 24, 2016 ( Telegraph ) Two fizzy drinks a day could double the risk of diabetes - even if they are diet versions - a Swedish study has found. ...

Glucose Tablets Likely Better for Easing Low Blood Sugar Symptoms

Contributor : Description : Content : October 24, 2016 ( Reuters ) — When people with diabetes experience a dangerous drop in blood sugar, glucose tablets might be a better option than a sugary...

Walmart Invites America to a Free Health Check-Up Saturday, Oct. 15

Contributor : Description : Content : Walmart Wellness Day is the largest single-day health event in the nation BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 10, 2016 -- For a four hour period on Oct. 15, nearly...

How to Test Your Blood Glucose

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Vitamin D Doesn't Improve Glucose Measures

Contributor : Description : Content : October 2 1016 ( Physician's Briefing ) — Weekly doses of vitamin D do not improve oral glucose tolerance or markers of glycemic status among those at risk...


Webinar Archives Watch recorded webinars on demand Traveling with Diabetes It is vacation season again, and traveling with diabetes can be tricky. Between changes in...

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by Brenda Bell
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...
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