Imagine taking cells from a person’s skin and using them to build a new kidney. That’s what’s happening at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Someday, the process could save people’s lives.
Are you consuming more sugar than you realize and increasing your risk of type 2 diabetes and other health issues?
By 2050, as estimated one in three Americans will be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Today is Diabetes Alert Day. The American Diabetes Association has a short test to help you see if you are at risk.
Millions of diabetics develop painful peripheral neuropathy. Discoveries by a scientist at MDI Biological Lab in Bar Harbor may lead to new treatments.
A conversation with Stacey Simms, who produces and hosts the Diabetes Connections podcast. It’s personal for Stacey, whose son has type 1 diabetes.
To most of us, fruit flies are obnoxious. To Dr. Vicki Losick, a Maine researcher, they may pave the way towards new wound healing treatments for humans.
For the past three decades, Nicole Petit has lived with Type 1 diabetes. Now 40, she’s had to face some new challenges. As usual, she keeps a positive attitude.
Being a teenager is challenging enough, but imagine adding diabetes to the mix. Nicole Petit, who’s now an adult, tells us how she struggled to keep a balance.
Nicole Petit has had diabetes since she was nine. There are always challenges but she still manages to live a life full of love, determination, and adventure.
Diabetes is a growing problem. In this guest post, an insurance company says an integrated approach to managing diabetes will improve outcomes and lower costs.