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Studies are looking at ways to prevent diabetes before it ever starts. Dr. Bruce Hensel explores the research in this episode of Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic, which aired on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
With one in three Americans considered pre-diabetic, is the health care community ready for 79 million more patients? UCSF thinks the answer may be in training nurse practitioners.
Diabetics are often unable to feel pain or pressure. A simple injury, even a tiny cut or blister that doesn’t heal or goes unnoticed, could lead to serious complications, including amputation.
Excessive weight and Type 2 diabetes are so strongly linked, but making changes in eating habits can be a real struggle.
Click here to find links and resources mentioned during the NBC4 report, "Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic."
Kids with chronic diseases are caught in the school budget crunch.