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Global Awareness — It's World Diabetes Day

  World Diabetes Day is led by the International Diabetes Foundation to increase global awareness of this international disease that affects millions of people. Diabetes in not just about obesity or sugar levels. Learn more from Mayo Clinic: Symptoms: Diabetes symptoms vary depending on how much your blood sugar is elevated. Some people, especially [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Microbiome Changed by Gluten Increases Incidences of Type 1 Diabetes, say Mayo Clinic Researchers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research has shown that the intestinal microbiome plays a large role in the development of Type 1 diabetes. Now, researchers at Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that gluten in the diet may modify the intestinal microbiome, increasing incidences of Type 1 diabetes. The research was published Nov. 13, in the journal PLOS ONE. MULTIMEDIA [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

TUESDAY Q & A: Successful pancreas transplant can restore body’s ability to secrete insulin

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is 31 and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7. She had a baby three months ago, and her blood sugar levels were never really controlled. Doctors tested her kidney function and said there is “a little damage” but nothing to worry about. They [...]

Created by Dana Sparks