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Paul McGuigan, BSN, RN, CDCES at work at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

100th Anniversary of the First Use of Insulin for the Treatment of Diabetes

To mark the important and life-saving medical discovery of insulin as a treatment of diabetes, we’re highlighting longtime UH Rainbow provider and patient Paul McGuigan, BSN, RN, CDCES.

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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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Avoiding and Controlling Diabetes May Be Simpler Than You Think

The fact that Type 2 diabetes is more and more common shouldn't make anyone think it's not a major health concern. Learn how you can avoid the severe medical consequences of diabetes.

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If You're Thinking About the Keto Diet, Read This First

Want to lose weight and thinking about the ketogenic diet? There may be better ways to lose weight and keep it off. Learn why the keto diet might not be the best choice for weight loss.

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Leading-Edge Tech Helps Teen With Type 1 Diabetes Live a Busy Life

The constant rigor of managing the disease can be challenging for a young person. How high-tech is helping one patient.

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Obesity in Men vs. Women

Until recently, about 80 percent of patients undergoing bariatric surgery have been women. But that is changing. How each gender views their bodies and obesity.

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How Lack of Sleep Can Increase Diabetes Risks for Children

Parents are often told how important it is for kids to get ample rest. But one recent study has shown that children who sleep less are not just crankier in the mornings, they're also at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Empowering Families to Control Type 1 Diabetes

Braydan seemed like he was always thirsty and going to the bathroom often. After checking his blood sugar levels, Braydan was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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