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Artificial Pancreas Could Mean Big Health Improvements for T1D Patients

Artificial Pancreas Could Mean Big Health Improvements for Those with Type 1 Diabetes The device will automatically monitor blood glucose levels and deliver insulin when appropriate for people age 14 years and older with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that causes a person’s pancreas to stop producing insulin, a…

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month Simple Changes Help You “Put Your Best Fork Forward” National Nutrition Month campaign was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound physical activity habits. The theme for this year is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal Cancer: Preventable and Treatable with Proper Screening The CDC reports that, among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Each year, approximately 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer,…

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March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month! Don’t Ignore the “Silent Killer” The kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over time, your kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn you there might be trouble….

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