Diabetes

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Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes? Here’s What to Expect

If patients educate themselves, they can manage the disease and live healthier lives. Some can even reverse the disease.

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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.

Stevia, sugar, pollen and honey

Are ‘Natural’ Sweeteners Healthier Than Sugar?

If you’re looking to improve nutrition and cut your sugar intake, there’s a lot to keep in mind when choosing a natural sweetener.

A nurse shows a diabetic child how to test his blood

Back to School Tips for Managing Diabetes

Supporting your child at school is associated with better overall health and diabetes control, which helps them succeed in school.

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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Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Can Lead to Serious Complications in Young Adulthood

A recent study says people who develop type 2 diabetes as children or teens are at high risk of developing complications from the disease as soon as their 20s and a greater chance of developing complications within 15 years of their diagnosis.

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Don't Let Excess Sugar Sneak Into Your Diet

When it comes to ingredients in our food, it's hard to find one as stealthy as sugar.

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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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