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The Healing Power of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

High levels of oxygen in the blood can have many health benefits including accelerated wound healing. Learn how hyperbaric oxygen therapy works.

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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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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