Navigation Links
Joslin study finds restricting insulin doses increases mortality risk
Date:2/26/2008

up, said Goebel-Fabbri. This behavior emerged as a significant risk factor for mortality.

Type 1 diabetes is the autoimmune form of the disease, in which the body is no longer able to produce insulin, a hormone which allows the body to utilize and store calories for energy. Current treatment guidelines for type 1 diabetes aim at achieving near normal blood glucose ranges by taking multiple daily doses of insulin. This studys findings strongly suggest that insulin restriction and related eating disorder behaviors may be unique barriers to achieving optimal diabetes management, Goebel-Fabbri said.

Women with this behavior need specialized treatment by someone who understands the connection between eating disorders and diabetes, she said. We know that current type 1 diabetes treatment is especially good at preventing complications and preserving longevity. The biggest frustration is knowing that these women, by virtue of their eating disorders, are unable to utilize that lifesaving set of tools.

Goebel-Fabbri noted that other studies have shown that women with diabetes are nearly 2.5 times more likely to develop an eating disorder than women without diabetes. Warning signs include: unexplained elevations in A1c levels; repeated problems with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which can be fatal; extreme concerns about weight and body shape; change in eating patterns; unusual pattern of intense exercise (sometimes associated with frequent hypoglycemia); and ammenorrhea (skipping monthly menstrual cycles).

Raising awareness of the impact of insulin restriction among clinicians who treat type 1 diabetes is extremely important so that they can make appropriate assessments and referrals to mental health professionals who are experienced in the treatment of people with diabetes, said study co-author Katie Weinger, Ed.D., R.N., investigator in the Section on Behavioral and Mental Health at Joslin Diabetes Center and assistant professor of Psychi
'/>"/>

Contact: Kira Jastive
kira.jastive@joslin.harvard.edu
617-732-2418
Joslin Diabetes Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 A positive outlook ... and improve your health. This year, at the Weekend for ... announce that adored LA radio talk show host Mother Love ... living with diabetes. , The always-funny Jo Anne Hart, ... is best known for her widely acclaimed talk show on ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... It is true that a business-oriented hosting solution ... brand or business online. Best Cheap Hosting USA, ... of professional web hosting suppliers and announced that ... the best VPS hosting suppliers in 2014. , ... businesses or enterprises can find the right hosting ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 Finding the perfect ... many dieters feeling that their weight loss struggle will ... trained in the science of fast weight loss, patients ... negative side effects. In fact, a recent in-house survey ... an average of 20 pounds during the first month ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) ... Hispanic Physicians Association (HPA) Friends and Family Golf ... Texas. , The tournament, which will take place at ... for student scholarships through three golf challenges, “Top Scramble”, ... Equipment is provided at the event and there ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... SMI (Silicon Microstructures, Inc.) ... sensor Series designed especially for cost sensitive applications ... and differential offering allows for optimal signal resolution ... accuracy provide the user high performance while the ... reliability and long-term reliability needed for critical applications. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:DiabetesSisters Showcases Radio Talk Show Host Mother Love at Weekend for Women Conference in Los Angeles 2Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA: GreenGeeks, Arvixe And iPage Are The Best Hosting Suppliers In 2014 2Health News:Diet Doc Discloses the Results of a Recent In-House Survey Revealing an Average Loss of 20 Pounds Per Month with Their No Carb Diet Plans 2Health News:Diet Doc Discloses the Results of a Recent In-House Survey Revealing an Average Loss of 20 Pounds Per Month with Their No Carb Diet Plans 3Health News:Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Sponsoring HPA Friends & Family Golf Tournament 2Health News:SMI Launches Digital MEMS Low Pressure Sensor 2
... (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac arrest victims are more likely to ... and after using a defibrillator to deliver an electric shock ... the cases of 815 American and Canadian patients who suffered ... (EMS) paramedics using either an automated external defibrillator or a ...
... WASHINGTON Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato ... weight gain and obesity, according to a study published ... researchers at Purdue University, challenges the conventional wisdom that ... "Our research showed that fat substitutes can interfere with ...
... MONDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and ... the safety and quality of imported drugs and food products. ... and increased data sharing, was created in response to rapidly ... chain. The strategy is outlined in a special report called ...
... the weather gets warmer, many parents will turn to pools ... and ease of use, portable pools - which include wading ... an increasingly popular alternative to expensive in-ground pools or water ... for children to cool off during hot summer days, a ...
... Cambridge University has for the first time found that ... The Medical Research Council (MRC) funded study, published ... Disorders , has important implications for service provision in ... Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Director of the Autism Research ...
... ON (June 20, 20122) - Women with urinary incontinence ... develop postpartum depression as those without incontinence, according to ... in McMaster University,s School of Nursing. Postpartum depression ... in the family. According to the Canadian Mental Health ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Faster Transition From CPR to Defibrillator May Save Lives 2Health News:Fat substitutes linked to weight gain 2Health News:FDA to Step Up Inspections of Imported Products 2Health News:New study uncovers the dangers of portable pools 2Health News:Diagnosed autism is more common in an IT-rich region 2Health News:Diagnosed autism is more common in an IT-rich region 3Health News:Urinary incontinence doubles risk of postpartum depression 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014 BRIC Biopsy Devices ... GlobalData,s new report, "BRIC Biopsy Devices Market Outlook ... Biopsy Devices market. The report provides value, in millions ... (in US dollars) within market segments - Biopsy Guns ... Fine Aspiration Needles (Disposable and Reusable Fine Aspiration Needles) ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014  Levi & Korsinsky, ... connection with possible claims of breaches of fiduciary duty ... To get more information, click here: http://zlk.9nl.com/alexza-pharmaceuticals-alxa ... If you own common stock in Alexza ... contact Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. either via email ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 Prostate Oncology Specialists ... campaign to educate men about new imaging technology ... the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random ... rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate gland is ... Men need to be fully informed of their ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BRIC Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2BRIC Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Stop Random Biopsies 2Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Stop Random Biopsies 3
... Alcohol Abuse Among ADHD Patients Nearly Triple ... People, INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ... (atomoxetine HCl),improved symptoms of Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,(ADHD) ... suggesting,ADHD can be treated safely and effectively ...
... Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd. Sponsored Study,Presented at ... SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- ... years old) with schizophrenia, the Otsuka,Pharmaceutical Co., ... demonstrated significant improvement,compared to placebo on the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Study Suggests Strattera Improved ADHD Symptoms in Patients With,Comorbid Alcohol Abuse 2Study Suggests Strattera Improved ADHD Symptoms in Patients With,Comorbid Alcohol Abuse 3Study Suggests Strattera Improved ADHD Symptoms in Patients With,Comorbid Alcohol Abuse 4Study Suggests Strattera Improved ADHD Symptoms in Patients With,Comorbid Alcohol Abuse 5Study Suggests Strattera Improved ADHD Symptoms in Patients With,Comorbid Alcohol Abuse 6Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 2Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 3Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 4Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 5Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 6Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 7Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 8Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole,in Adolescents With Schizophrenia 9
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: