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Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That Question

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? 817 more words

News

Short & Sweet: What About The Pancreas?

You know when you just let your mind go blank for a bit only to be struck by random epiphany? I had one of those. 249 more words

Christianity

Can I take a day off?

I have some time to myself right now.  Husband is at work (I am lucky to have the most loving, supportive partner in this life).  Family is at beach.   571 more words

Health Blog

RIP My 'Pancreas' :(

For close to 10 long years my pump has been my pancreas, it has helped me through  pregnancies and so many ups and downs in life I lost count a long time ago, yet today I had to say goodbye to my current ‘pancreas’ after it decided the humidity was too much for it :( A major button error occurred and the whole thing froze on me I couldn’t get it to respond in anyway. 509 more words

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Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

http://jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2015-07-03/story/could-insulin-pills-prevent-diabetes-big-study-seeks-answer

CHICAGO — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? 814 more words

Daily News

Miss Idaho contestant overcomes obstacles to become national inspiration

Just one year ago, prior to taking the stage at the Miss Idaho competition, a contestant and now Congressional Award Bronze Medalist suffering from Type 1 diabetes, felt confliction about accessorizing her insulin pump during the Swimsuit competition in front of thousands of people. 453 more words

Digital

My Healthy July

I can’t believe we are half way through the year! I’m still working on my New Year’s resolutions. Some of which I didn’t even start. My priorities shifted and I let go of them. 834 more words