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How to recognise 3 early signs of diabetes

The early signs of diabetes are excessive hunger, increased thirst, and frequent urination. Type 1 diabetes can cause further severe symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or extreme weight loss. Type 2 diabetes symptoms can be harder to detect, and you may not realise you have it until a doctor measures […]
How to recognise 3 early signs of diabetes
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What causes type 1 diabetes and how to know whether you’re at risk

Type 1 diabetes occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks the pancreas and it no longer produces insulin. The major risk factors for type 1 diabetes are a family history of the condition, the presence of other autoimmune diseases, and living in colder climates. Scientists don’t yet know how to […]
What causes type 1 diabetes and how to know whether you’re at risk
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Why insulin is so expensive

Colorado became the first state to pass a bill capping the monthly cost of insulin per resident at $US100. Type 1 diabetics need insulin to survive. Due to drastic price increases, many diabetics are struggling to afford the lifesaving drug. In the past 15 years, insulin prices have tripled. There […]
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No one could explain why this college student saw the price of his life-saving diabetes medication jump 150%, and it reveals a key problem with the US healthcare system

For the 1.25 million Americans living with Type 1 diabetes, insulin is a life-saving drug that helps them process the sugar in their blood. Price increases for insulin have put pressure on people living with diabetes who don’t have insurance, or whose insurance plans require them to pay the full […]
No one could explain why this college student saw the price of his life-saving diabetes medication jump 150%, and it reveals a key problem with the US healthcare system