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Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Sun 13 Nov 2016 - 16:19

Tomorrow, November 14, is World Diabetes Day.

Test your risk: http://www.idf.org/wdd-index/test2prevent.php

More information about Diabetes here:

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/

https://www.diabetesresearch.org/



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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Mon 14 Nov 2016 - 17:29

Quote from the "Canine Hope for Diabetics" website:

"It is our mission to assist diabetics to gain independence and safety through the use of a highly trained working service dog... their very own guardian angel."

http://www.guardiandiabeticalertdogs.com/

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Liam and Max fight diabetes

Post by Stardust on Mon 14 Nov 2016 - 17:46


Liam and Max:





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Re: Diabetes

Post by Whiskers on Mon 14 Nov 2016 - 20:31

What a lovely job to have. Training those gorgeous dogs.


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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Tue 15 Nov 2016 - 8:30

Symptoms (thirst, frequent urinating, tiredness, blurry vision...);
pre-diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes;
how to reduce your risk;
living with diabetes;
advice on nutrition;
treatment;
and lots more useful information concerning diabetes, from the NHS (UK):

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Diabetes/Pages/Diabetes.aspx



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Re: Diabetes

Post by Whiskers on Wed 16 Nov 2016 - 22:56

Thanks for posting these links Stardust.  Good timing :thumb:  and just what I was looking for!
Just been diagnosed as pre diabetic.
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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Thu 17 Nov 2016 - 18:42

Sorry to hear that, Whiskers.
A lot of people are concerned and many don't know yet that they have diabetes.
I hope the links are helpful.
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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Wed 11 Jan 2017 - 15:13

95 years ago today, on 11th January 1922, insulin was first used to treat diabetes in a human patient.



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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Fri 20 Jan 2017 - 19:31




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Re: Diabetes

Post by Stardust on Thu 2 Mar 2017 - 9:41



What is diabetes? (NIH/NIDDK, USA)

Find out much more here:  https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes



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