Allie’s Voice About Diabetes

A diabetes podcast about work being done to improve life with diabetes

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Mar 1st, 2015 by alliebeatty at 3:03 pm

When you realize the power estrogen has in the balance of glucose, you may have a new respect for the hormone. An expert in estrogen and beta cells, Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis speaks with me about his work. Our conversation may teach you things about your body you never thought applied to you.

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Feb 22nd, 2015 by alliebeatty at 2:07 pm

If only we knew of an effective way to slow the onset of Type 1 diabetes. Starting with this premise, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant at University of Birmingham, Dr. Parth Narendran speaks with me about how exercise may prove to be the free panacea to this unfair force of nature. The origins of this work was published as a debate article in Diabetolica.

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Feb 8th, 2015 by alliebeatty at 7:39 pm

Did you know sugar substitutes can kill good HDL cholesterol? There's more explaining to it and the lead investigator of this study speaks with me to help us understand what this means. Lead researcher Dr. N Rabbani, of the Warwick Medical School, tells us about Glo1, MG, and how this effects people with diabetes. The work was published in Nutrition & Diabetes.

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Feb 2nd, 2015 by alliebeatty at 10:13 am

When it comes to the question of mental health, where is the line drawn between normal diabetes distress and meaningful depression? Dr. Lawrence Fisher speaks with me about diabetes distress and how it can affect the family. Dr. Lawrence Fisher presented the findings at the 2014 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

 

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Feb 2nd, 2015 by alliebeatty at 10:08 am

When it comes to the question of mental health, where is the line drawn between normal diabetes distress and meaningful depression? Dr. Lawrence Fisher speaks with me about diabetes distress and how it can affect the family. Dr. Lawrence Fisher presented the findings at the 2014 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

 

Jan 25th, 2015 by alliebeatty at 4:44 pm

We love our plastic and it’s found in almost everything we use in life. Studies have looked at the potential harm an additive in plastic called BPA can cause. BPA has been shown to cause a disruption in hormonal balance which leads to obesity and diabetes. I speak with Priya Mirmira, the first author who worked under Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina studying the effects of BPA. Our discussion may help reshape the way you make decisions like paper or plastic.

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Jan 25th, 2015 by alliebeatty at 4:43 pm

We love our plastic and it’s found in almost everything we use in life. Studies have looked at the potential harm an additive in plastic called BPA can cause. BPA has been shown to cause a disruption in hormonal balance which leads to obesity and diabetes. I speak with Priya Mirmira, the first author who worked under Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina studying the effects of BPA. Our discussion may help reshape the way you make decisions like paper or plastic.

Dec 23rd, 2014 by alliebeatty at 1:48 pm

In June 2014, the American Diabetes Association issued a new position statement for Type 1 diabetes care. Dr. Jane Chiang speaks with me about the new position statement and what it means for the promising prognosis of Type 1 diabetes management throughout the lifespan of a person. The position statement is available on Diabetes Care.

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/37/7/2034.full.pdf+html

 

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Dec 14th, 2014 by alliebeatty at 4:10 pm

Dr. James Brown is a lecturer in aging metabolism at the Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing, Ashton University. Dr. Brown spoke with me about how intermittent fasting may be a dietary intervention for the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  Dr. Brown’s work has been featured in the Medscape  article on Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes.

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Nov 9th, 2014 by alliebeatty at 3:25 pm

Researchers have  identified a molecule found in tree frogs as a pharmacolical agent to stimulate the development of insulin-producing cells. This could be a ground-breaking discovery for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Dr. Fred  Levine speaks with me  about this unorthodox approach to generate insulin-producing cells. This exciting work is being done at Sanford Children’s Health Research Center at Sanford-Burnham.

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