Items Tagged ‘type 1 diabetes’

Team-based care has kept one patient healthy

October 25, 2018

Team-based care has kept one patient healthy

By uclahealth uclahealth

A few years ago, Shebyon Begood, 49, was dealing with an array of health problems that kept her from enjoying her life. “I was constantly in and out of the hospital,” says Begood, who lives in Santa Monica. And these weren’t short stays, with some lasting up to three months, with only a week or […]

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Tags: breast cancer, care coordination, Dr. Sun Yoo, extensivist, kidney transplant, primary care, The Checkup, type 1 diabetes


Kids with diabetes can still enjoy Halloween

October 6, 2017

Kids with diabetes can still enjoy Halloween

By Enrique Rivero enriquerivero

    It’s October, when summer heat gives way to autumn crispness and kids’ thoughts turn to costumes, candy and the other sweet-tasting goodies of Halloween. There’s one group of children, however, who can’t splurge like most others: those with type 1 and 2 diabetes. The good news is that they don’t have to miss […]

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Tags: blood glucose spikes, candy, candy buyback, childhood diabetes, children with diabetes, diabetes, Dr. Steven Mittelman, Halloween, low-carb snacks, low-sugar snacks, pediatric diabetes, sugar-free candy


4 things you need to know about prescription testosterone

June 15, 2016

4 things you need to know about prescription testosterone

By uclahealth uclahealth

Prescription testosterone may relieve symptoms, such as diminished sex drive or low energy levels, and improve quality of life – for the right person.  Here are four things you should know about this therapy option: Who would benefit from prescription testosterone? Testosterone levels begin to decline during middle age. One in four men age 75 […]

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Tags: cardiovascular problems, depression, diminished sex drive, erectile dysfunction, low energy levels, low testosterone, men's health, prescription testosterone, sex drive, testosterone, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes