Nadia Al-Samarrie’s Podcast: A Slow-release Carbohydrate: Isomaltulose Offers a Low Glycemic Option

Welcome to my Podcast! I had an opportunity to go to Mannheim Germany and visit BENEO to speak to Anke Sentko, Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Nutrition Communication, to discuss isomaltulose, a unique carbohydrate that is taken up by the body in a slower and more balanced way compared to other high glycemic sugars like table … Continue reading Nadia Al-Samarrie’s Podcast: A Slow-release Carbohydrate: Isomaltulose Offers a Low Glycemic Option

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes May Be Prevented with Umbilical Cord T Cells

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Researchers from the University of Florida have found that freezing a certain type of white blood cell housed in the umbilical cord could help to prevent type 1 diabetes. In the study, researchers found  Treg cells, or regulatory T cells, known to support … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes May Be Prevented with Umbilical Cord T Cells

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Young Diabetics Fail to Get Screened for Diabetes Retinopathy

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study completed at the University of Michigan found that many young people with diabetes fail to get screened for diabetic retinopathy. In fact, within six years of their initial diagnosis, only about 42% of youth patients with type 2 diabetes received … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Young Diabetics Fail to Get Screened for Diabetes Retinopathy

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Diabetes and Heart Disease Lead in U.S. Health Care Spending

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has examined the effect of different conditions on total health care spending. Researchers found that over half of all spending is made up of only 20 conditions, although 155 were studied. The top three included: Diabetes- with total spending of … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Diabetes and Heart Disease Lead in U.S. Health Care Spending

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Patient Health Outcomes Affected by Social Risk Factors

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a report addressing social risk factors among hospital value-based payment programs. This report identified that patients with certain social risk factors tend to fare worse in care quality measures. Their providers also tend … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Patient Health Outcomes Affected by Social Risk Factors

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: New Medicare Rules Will Pay for Complex Chronic Care Management

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! For years, physicians have complained about receiving inadequate compensation for the care management of seriously ill elderly patients. As of January 2017, this has changed, as a new set of Medicare rules has gone into effect. Under the new Medicare regulations, physicians will … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: New Medicare Rules Will Pay for Complex Chronic Care Management

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Kids Can Eat a Healthy Diet Even if Family Meals Aren’t Possible

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Previous research has highlighted the importance of family meals to promote healthy eating habits. However, many families find this difficult, but parents can still successfully encourage their children to make good food choices. This is especially true when teens see their parents eating … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Kids Can Eat a Healthy Diet Even if Family Meals Aren’t Possible

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Many Teens Don’t Heed Cigar Warnings

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Researchers from the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center believe that teens need improved guidance about the dangers of cigars. Current warnings are not providing appropriate education for adolescents and are failing to dissuade the use of cigars. To come to … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Many Teens Don’t Heed Cigar Warnings

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Weight Loss Interventions Benefit from Online Social Networking

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Researchers from the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Kansas Medical Center recently examined the difference between two weight loss interventions – group conference calls and social media groups. Approximately 70 obese participants were recruited and randomly assigned into the conference call … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Weight Loss Interventions Benefit from Online Social Networking

Diabetes Health In The News Podcast: Genetics Could Affect a Child’s Response to Fast Food TV Commercials

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study completed at Dartmouth College has examined how genetics affect food advertisement responses. Genetic studies have previously shown that willpower – especially when it comes to avoiding foods – could be controlled in our genetics. Potentially, people who possess a certain … Continue reading Diabetes Health In The News Podcast: Genetics Could Affect a Child’s Response to Fast Food TV Commercials