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Clinical Trial Devices Simplify Managing Type 1 Diabetes for Kids

The children were participants in a pivotal trial of a tubeless insulin pump that continuously adapts insulin delivery levels based on blood sugar levels and trends. UH Rainbow was selected as a clinical trial site for this study.

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Doctors Save Leg of Patient With Diabetes By Restoring Blood Flow

John underwent three failed procedures to restore circulation to his foot. Doctors told him his leg would need to be amputated, so John sought a second opinion.

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Clinical Trial Procedure Restores Blood Flow, Easing Patient's Foot Pain

Linda McClain of Lancaster, Ohio, enjoys going to the salon, grabbing lunch with her friends and line dancing. But in 2018, a diabetic ulcer appeared on her toe and wouldn’t go away. It caused pain and kept her from being active.

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How Continuous Glucose Monitors Help Kids with Type I Diabetes

The continuous glucose monitor is among a number of new technologies that can help youngsters manage diabetes.

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Managing Diabetes With Resilience and a Positive Attitude

A young patient's parents reflect on their daughter's experience with diabetes treatment at UH Rainbow.

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Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Dangerous Combination

There is a very important connection between diabetes and heart disease that is under-appreciated by most people with diabetes: If you are living with diabetes, then you are at heightened risk for heart and kidney disease.

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Study Aims To Solve Special Problem for COVID-19 Patients With Diabetes

As many as 20 percent of COVID-19 patients being treated in the ICU may have diabetes, according to recent studies, making management of their glucose levels a vital concern.

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Prediabetes Is on the Rise in Teenagers

Having prediabetes increases the chances of getting Type 2 diabetes. Teens with prediabetes also have higher blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which raise their risk for heart disease and stroke.

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