Category Archives: Diabetes type I

Nanoparticle Research Has Success On Halting Multiple Sclerosis In Animal Model Of Disease

Nanoparticle Research Has Success On Halting Multiple Sclerosis In Animal Model Of Disease

Nanotechnology involves  manipulation of matter on an atomic and molecular scale. This means at  least one dimension of the molecule or structure sized from 1 to 500 nanometres. (a nanometer is one billionth of a meter) It is not the first time that Nanotechnology concepts have been used to attack …Read the Rest

Can Vaccines or Allergy Immunotherapies Trigger Multiple Sclerosis or Other Autoimmune Diseases?

Can Vaccines or Allergy Immunotherapies Trigger Multiple Sclerosis or Other Autoimmune Diseases?

Introduction: Allergies and autoimmune conditions are both immune system issues, so it is natural to explore their possible connections. Let us start with some definitions from wikipedia Allergy:  A hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system to substances in the environment. Such substances are called allergens. Allergens (pollens, peanuts,..) can be common …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: Autoimmune Risk From Vaccine Adjuvants Very Low, But There

IN BRIEF: Autoimmune Risk From Vaccine Adjuvants Very Low, But There

From the Lupus Journal [1]: “Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica after influenza vaccination: report of 10 cases” These 10 cases of inflammatory rheumatic diseases developed within 3 months of influenza vaccination (Inf-V). Clearly the vaccine was given to hundreds of millions worldwide, so this occurrence is very low indeed. Since that …Read the Rest

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Many Urinary Tract Infections  (UTI) are fairly common, particularly for people with conditions or diseases that keep them in a wheelchair such as Spinal cord Injuries or Multiple Sclerosis because individuals may have bladder storage and/or voiding dysfunction [1]. Many times the infections are associated with the use of catheters. …Read the Rest

Progress on Multiple Sclerosis vaccine Neurovax by Immune Response BioPharma

Progress on Multiple Sclerosis vaccine Neurovax by Immune Response BioPharma

A recent press release from the  Immune Response BioPharma  Corporation through BriefingWire [1] brought news about very interesting new avenue of Multiple Sclerosis treatment: a vaccine Below is a video release by the  company to YouTube   First of all why is this new medicine called a vaccine? The narrow …Read the Rest

Diabetic Skin Reactions at Insulin Injection Sites

Diabetic Skin Reactions at Insulin Injection Sites

MND: Diabetics that require insulin injections should be aware of possible skin reactions problems, which from  not common to rare  according to BD, a needle manufacturer [1]: The possible skin issues include Small fat lumps or “lipohypertrophy” Depressions in the fat tissue or “lipoatrophy” Scarring of the fat or “lipodystrophy”) BD …Read the Rest

Alzheimer’s, Diabetes.. What lurks in the material of our pots and pans?

Alzheimer’s, Diabetes.. What lurks in the material of our pots and pans?

MND: Most of us have heard of the risks of using unclad aluminum cooking utensils. There is serious controversy on the subject: For example    The Diet Channel by   John Messmer, MD claims that “a person using uncoated aluminum cookware and storing all food in aluminum containers is likely to absorb about three …Read the Rest

Update on Stem Cells Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Diabetes

Update on Stem Cells Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Diabetes

MND: Following our post   “Stem cell Transplantation For MS“,   this post  in istockanalyst.com: “Israeli bio-tech firm touts stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis” MND: So there are believers in refining this technique even though results. clinical trials will tell.

Diabetes Type 1: Islet transplantation a new promising technique to produce insulin

Diabetes Type 1: Islet transplantation a new promising technique to produce insulin

MND:  An interesting post in ScienceDaily   discusses islet transplantation as a technique to get the Diabetic pancreas to produce insulin MND:  kidshealth.org has the best “nutshell” definition of type I diabetes” “..The pancreas contains clusters of cells that produce hormones. These clusters are known as islets. There are several …Read the Rest

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