Diabetes - Videos

Too Much Exercise May Affect Decision-Making

Your daily health news including how over exertion can affect cognitive control, how naturally sweetened drinks may also be a risk for diabetes, and how Vitamin D may lower cancer risk.

Artificial Intelligence May Be Able To Diagnose Patients

Your daily health news including how physical activity may lengthen your lifespan, how artificial intelligence may be able to diagnose patients, and an identified link between birth control pills and type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic epidemic in Asia increases risk of premature death among women, middle aged people

Diabetic epidemic in Asia increases risk of premature death among women middle aged people

Chronic diseases, reason for declining mobility of old people Study

Chronic diseases, reason for declining mobility of old people Study

Paul Rodriguez Opens up About His Sister’s Struggle with Diabetes

Comedian Paul Rodriguez exclusively talks with The Doctors about losing his sister to diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes Cure?

Find out how an islet cell transfer helped one Type 1 diabetic woman become insulin-free. Could this new procedure be a cure for other Type 1 diabetics?

Online Clinic Reverses Type 2 Diabetes?

Internist Dr. Sarah Hallberg shares how Virta Health’s new approach to managing diabetes has been successful for so many people battling the disease.

New Way to Reverse Diabetes?

The Doctors are joined by Jane Ann, who is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, and Founder & CEO of Virta Health Sami Inkinen to discuss a new approach to managing diabetes.

The Dog That Helps Little Girl with Her Diabetes

The Doctors are joined by Sophia, who has Type 1 diabetes, and her mother, Stephanie, along with Carleigh, who is training the adorable dog Honey to be a diabetic alert dog.

This is Jessica. This is Diabetes.

Discover Jessica's truth about her diabetes and her Native American Community.

This is Siani. This is Diabetes.

Siani just wants to be a regular college student. “This is my new math. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

This is Christina. This is Diabetes.

Christina doesn’t let her diabetes get in the way of her busy life. This Is Diabetes.

This is Guadalupe and his mom. This is Diabetes.

In a wonderful case of role reversal, Guadalupe takes care of his aging mother with diabetes. She assures him that he is her favorite!

This is Guadalupe and his mom. This is Diabetes.

In a wonderful case of role reversal, Guadalupe takes care of his aging mother with diabetes. She assures him that he is her favorite!

This is Siani. This is Diabetes.

Siani just wants to be a regular college student. “This is my new math. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

This is Julie. This is Diabetes.

Julie is a person with diabetes and thought having a child was a non-starter. This is her miracle.

This is Jessica. This is Diabetes.

Jessica will not let diabetes define her, or her Native American community. “This is my truth. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes

This is Guadalupe. This is Diabetes.

In a wonderful case of role reversal, Guadalupe takes care of his aging mother with diabetes. She assures him that he is her favorite!

Robin & Zamaiah Fight Diabetes Together

Robin and Zamaiah, an aunt and niece duo, treat their diabetes together. “This is our life. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

This is Christina. This Is Diabetes.

Christina doesn’t let her diabetes get in the way of her busy life. This Is Diabetes.

Diabetes and motherhood. It's within reach.

Julie is a person with diabetes and thought having a child was a non-starter. This is her miracle.

Managing Diabetes Complications as an Older Adult

Learn about complications from diabetes, and how to prevent and manage them.

Healthy Food on a Budget

Let author Aviva Goldfarb guide you through some tips to making your grocery dollar go farther, while keeping it healthy.

Decoding Food Labels - A Diabetic's Guide to Grocery Shopping

This diabetic's guide to grocery shopping offers great tips for anyone trying to improve their overall health. Learn how to read labels and shop smarter!

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Diabetics

Learn some tips for substituting healthier ingredients into common dishes. Great tips for anyone interested in improving their diet and health.

Attending College while Managing Diabetes

Siani just wants to be a regular college student. “This is my new math. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Caring for Aging Parents with Diabetes

In a wonderful case of role reversal, Guadalupe takes care of his aging mother with diabetes. She assures him that he is her favorite! This is Guadalupe and his mom. This is Diabetes.

Diabetes and motherhood. It's within reach.

Julie is a person with diabetes and thought having a child was a non-starter. This is her miracle.

Discover Jessica's truth about her diabetes and her Native American Community

Jessica will not let diabetes define her, or her Native American community. “This is my truth. This Is Diabetes.” The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes

This is Robin & Zamaiah. This Is Diabetes.

Robin and Zamaiah, an aunt and niece duo, treat their diabetes together. “This is our life. This Is Diabetes.”

This is Siani. This is Diabetes.

Siani just wants to be a regular college student. “This is my new math. This Is Diabetes.”

This is Jessica. This Is Diabetes.

Jessica will not let diabetes define her, or her Native American community. “This is my truth. This Is Diabetes.”

This is Christina. This Is Diabetes.

Christina doesn’t let her diabetes get in the way of her busy life. This Is Diabetes.

This is Julie. This is Diabetes.

Julie dreamed of a child. “This is my miracle. This Is Diabetes.”

This is Guadalupe. This is Diabetes.

Guadalupe takes care of his mother. “This is role reversal. This Is Diabetes.”

6 Rules to Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Phil partnered with AstraZeneca for the On It Movement to help educate people living with type 2 diabetes. Find out his six rules to help manage the disease.

Derek Theler’s Struggle with Diabetes

Freeform’s Baby Daddy star Derek Theler joins The Doctors to discuss how he thrives with diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes and Eye Sight

Omega-3 Fatty Acids may help prevent a serious, eye-threatening condition, a study finds.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Get the Facts on Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a growing concern in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 29 million people have been diagnosed with it. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to endocrinologist and diabetes researcher Dr. Adrian Vella about what you need to know about Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Myths with Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil McGraw joins The Doctors to dispel myths about type 2 diabetes and to share six rules to overcome the barriers of living with the disease.

Prediabetes: Should You Take a Test?

Should you get tested for pre-diabetes? The Doctors weigh in on this relatively new diagnosis and discuss the tests available.

Pre-Diabetes: True Condition or Irrational Fear?

The World Health Organization’s latest report says diabetes has quadrupled in the past 34 years. But is testing to see if you’re prediabetic worth it?

Personal Trainer Bob Greene Talks About Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Best Life guide to managing diabetes is the essential reference book for over 2 million UK sufferers

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Mayo Clinic Minute: The Problem with BMI

Body mass index (BMI) was once the standard for calculating obesity; however, these days, it’s being called a misleading health measurement. In this report, Jeff Olsen speaks with a Mayo Clinic obesity researcher who says there’s a better way to calculate body fat risks, especially for people who don’t necessarily look unhealthy.

Dr. Phil Talks New Diabetes Campaign

TV show host Dr. Phil McGraw has had Type 2 Diabetes for 25 years, and now he's visiting our show to talk about his new campaign

Dr. Phil Talks New Diabetes Campaign

TV show host Dr. Phil McGraw has had Type 2 Diabetes for 25 years, and now he’s visiting our show to talk about his new campaign

Diabetes and Meal Time

When should you eat your largest meal of the day?

Diabetes and Meal Time

When should you eat your largest meal of the day?

Cure for Type 1 Diabetes?

Gina was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was nine years and has been dependent on insulin ever since. After years of suffering, she received an islet cell transfer as part of a clinical trial at City of Hope. Since then, she says she's been insulin-free. Meet Gina and learn more about the process from Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Islet Cell Transplantation Program at City of Hope.

Cure for Type 1 Diabetes?

Gina was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was nine years and has been dependent on insulin ever since. After years of suffering, she received an islet cell transfer as part of a clinical trial at City of Hope. Since then, she says she’s been insulin-free. Meet Gina and learn more about the process from Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Islet Cell Transplantation Program at City of Hope.

Ashley Pettit Living - Fiber Foods for Diabetes

Everyone wants to avoid diabetes if possible, but few of us know exactly how important our diet can be to warding off dietary diseases. In this episode, nutritionist Ashley Pettit shares her expert tips and go-to recipes to get the necessary dose of fiber in a delicious way.

New Hope for a Type 1 Diabetes Cure Being Tested

Johnson & Johnson is joining forces with biotech company Viacyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could correct the life-threatening hormonal disorder Type 1 diabetes. They've already begun testing it in a small number of diabetic patients.

Inactivity and Type 2 Diabetes

Every extra hour spent sitting each day may increase diabetes risk, new study finds.

Inactivity and Type 2 Diabetes

Every extra hour spent sitting each day may increase diabetes risk, new study finds.

Don't Ignore Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A recent study revealed people are more uncomfortable talking about bowel movements than STDS. Because of this, they often ignore symptoms of IBS, self-treat, and go years without seeing a doctor. Dr. Jennifer Berman stresses the importance of getting a proper diagnosis. Sponsored in part by the American Gastroenterological Association, with support from Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Allergan .

5 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition, but the good news is that lifestyle changes can help prevent or delay a diagnosis. Watch this video to see five changes that you can make to help avoid type 2 diabetes.

Sleep and Diabetes Risk

Catching up on sleep on the weekend may reduce your risk of diabetes, a study finds.

Sleep and Diabetes Risk

Catching up on sleep on the weekend may reduce your risk of diabetes, a study finds.

Seeking Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

90% of people who suffer from IBS take advice from family and friends who aren't healthcare professionals. Dr. Jennifer Berman talks about the importance of talking with your doctor or GI to find the right treatment. Sponsored in part by the American Gastroenterological Association, with support from Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Allergan.

5 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition, but the good news is that lifestyle changes can help prevent or delay a diagnosis. Watch this video to see five changes that you can make to help avoid type 2 diabetes.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Over-Testing Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Mayo Clinic researchers say there is a national trend toward over-testing glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes, resulting in increased cost, time, and potential over treatment. Vivien Williams explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

Mayo Clinic Minute - Over-Testing Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Mayo Clinic researchers say there is a national trend toward over-testing glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes, resulting in increased cost, time, and potential over treatment. Vivien Williams explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

Mayo Clinic Minute - The Importance of Flu Shots for People with Diabetes

Influenza can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in many people, especially those with other health conditions like diabetes. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen talks to a doctor about why it's so important for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to get a flu shot.

Mayo Clinic Minute - The Importance of Flu Shots for People with Diabetes

Influenza can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in many people, especially those with other health conditions like diabetes. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen talks to a doctor about why it's so important for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to get a flu shot.

Cedric the Entertainer Raises Awareness for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer joins The Doctors, along with Pfizer's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, to discuss a painful condition that affects millions of Americans. Learn important information about diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Click here to learn more about Step On Up or visit GetHealthyStayHealthy.com . Sponsored by Pfizer.

Family Copes with Child's Hirschsprung's Disease Diagnosis

The family of Internet sensation Johanna join The Doctors to raise awareness for Hirschsprung's Disease, a developmental disorder afflicting Johanna's younger brother that causes blockages in the gastrointestinal system. Click here to learn more about this painful condition.

Cedric the Entertainer Raises Awareness for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer joins The Doctors, along with Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, to discuss a painful condition that affects millions of Americans. Learn important information about diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Click here to learn more about Step On Up or visit GetHealthyStayHealthy.com . Sponsored by Pfizer.

Pregnancy and Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding may protect women at high-risk of type 2 diabetes, a study finds.

Pregnancy and Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding may protect women at high-risk of type 2 diabetes, a study finds.

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Diabetics

Learn some tips for substituting healthier ingredients into common dishes. Presented by the American Diabetes Association, but great tips for anyone interested in improving their diet and health.

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Diabetics

Learn some tips for substituting healthier ingredients into common dishes. Presented by the American Diabetes Association, but great tips for anyone interested in improving their diet and health.

Bride Gives Father a Purity Certificate at Her Wedding

Brelyn and Tim's wedding went viral on social media when it was revealed that Brelyn had gifted her father a certificate signed by her OB-GYN confirming that her hymen was still intact. The Doctors discuss the validity and ethics of virginity tests. Plus, Brelyn and Tim weigh in on the controversy surrounding their wedding.

Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep

Sleeping 6 hours or less per day may increase risk of type 2 diabetes in women, a new study finds.

Cutting Sugar in Kids' Diets

Cutting sugar without cutting calories improves the metabolic health of children, new study finds.

Type 2 Diabetes and Wine

Moderate wine consumption may help reduce heart disease risks in some with type 2 diabetes.

The Doctors Address Emotional Cause of Chalk Addiction

The Doctors ask Dr. Kim Dennis, medical director of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, to address the emotional issues that could be leading to a woman's addiction to chalk. Find out what treatment she recommends.

Diabetes Trends

About half of all adults in the U.S. have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Why Superstar Tim McGraw Is Challenging Americans with Diabetes

Country music superstar Tim McGraw is challenging the 30 million Americans who live with diabetes to set and reach goals to maintain their blood glucose, or A1C, levels. Learn the personal reason driving Tim to help those with diabetes, and find out how you can join Tim and take the challenge.

'Supernanny US': Supernanny Arrives Into Chaos

Supernanny arrives, and it is chaos from the outset. Before she can even introduce herself properly punches are being thrown and the children are out of control. Supernanny has her work cut out here.

Simple Food Swaps to Prevent, Alleviate Diabetes

If you currently have type 2 diabetes, or are hoping to prevent getting the condition, TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer has some simple food swaps that could help you live a healthier life. Among Joy's options: Swapping croutons for walnuts on your favorite salad, and breadcrumbs for oatmeal in your meatloaf.

Retro Workouts Keep On Grooving

Why do some workouts become major trends that are here then gone, and others last? The List's Teresa Strasser spoke with Billy Blanks about why old school workouts such as Tae Bo have stood the test of time, on the To Do List.

Type 1 Diabetes and Dementia Risk

People with type 1 diabetes are at a greater risk for dementia.

'Smart' Insulin: Medicine's Next Big Thing?

A doctor is working on an injectable 'smart' insulin to reduce the guesswork of monitoring blood sugar levels in type I diabetes patients.

Stem Cells for Diabetes

Three million Americans have type I diabetes, but a clinical trial using embryonic stem cells to make insulin may lower those numbers.

Islet Cell Transplantation for Type I Diabetes

Using special pancreatic cells, researchers have developed a cutting edge therapy for severe type one diabetics that may help them live insulin-free.

Legendary Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard on His Fight with Diabetes

Legendary Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard opens up about his ongoing fight with diabetes. Sugar Ray talks about the need for families to support each other in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He then goes on to share some simple steps we can all take in order to prevent diabetes and live a longer and healthier life.

Health Educator Learns to Manage Her Type 2 Diabetes

A health educator shares how she learned to manage her Type 2 diabetes in a more natural way.

Diabetes and Weight

According to a new study, what the scale says may affect survival after a cardiovascular event.

Diabetes and Weight

According to a new study, what the scale says may affect survival after a cardiovascular event.

Uma Mera Delegada Hispana Al JDRF Congress 2015

Uma Mera es una de las siete delegadas por el estado de Florida al JDRF en el Congreso en el verano del 2015. La más joven y la única hispana.

Uma Mera Delegada Hispana Al JDRF Congress 2015

Uma Mera es una de las siete delegadas por el estado de Florida al JDRF en el Congreso en el verano del 2015. La ms joven y la nica hispana.

Trailer of "Fixing Dad", a Film About Diabetes

Two brothers have created a documentary looking at the world of diabetes, after their dad suffered from the condition.

Trailer of "Fixing Dad", a Film About Diabetes

Two brothers have created a documentary looking at the world of diabetes, after their dad suffered from the condition.

Plymouth Teacher Starts Kidney Transplant Chain

Peggy Hansmann, a special education teacher from Plymouth, was in need of a kidney transplant and started a chain reaction at the UW Hospital in Madison.

Groundbreaking Device for Diabetes Patients

Learn how a cutting-edge device is changing the way patients with diabetes manage the condition.

Detecting Diabetes in Children Before Symptoms Appear

The Teddy Study has discovered a way to detect Type 1 Diabetes in children before they exhibit any symptoms.

JDRF Caminata Miami: No M s Diabetes Tipo 1

La campa a del JDRF de no m s diabetes tipo 1. Una cura por millones de ni os afectados. En apoyo del Team Uma Mera en Miami

Uma Mera Por La Cura De La Diabetes

Uma Mera en la caminata del JDRF por la cura de la diabetes tipo 1

Sleep Habits and Diabetes

A new study finds that being a night owl may increase your risk for diabetes.

Man Donates Kidney to Complete Stranger

A woman in Maine writes on the back of her car saying she needs a kidney donor, and from the goodness of a stranger's heart she's about to get what she asked for! Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more on this heartwarming story.

Young Father in Maine Giving Gift of Life

A Windham man is giving the gift of life to a young mother who advertised for a new kidney on the back of her vehicle.

Amy Ryan Talks About Living with Diabetes

Amy Ryan, author of "Shot" explains what it is like to live with type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Warning Signs

Dr. Andy Baldwin, former "Bachelor" star educates Rebecca on some facts about diabetes.

Organization Tips for Easy Diabetes Monitoring

Leslie Josel, "The Complete Diabetes Organizer" shows some great tips on how organization can help when you have diabetes.

Rev Run's Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Message

Hip hop legend Rev Run and his wife, Justine Simmons, recently partnered with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company specializing in diabetes care, for Ask.Screen.Know., a national education program that helps American adults assess their risk of Type 2 diabetes through preemptive screening.

Rev Run's Health Crusade for Diabetes Testing and Awareness

Rap legend and renowned minister Rev Run spreads the word about Type 2 diabetes, a potentially deadly disease that's affecting more than 25 million Americans. Rev Run and his wife, Justine Simmons, recently partnered with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company specializing in diabetes care, for Ask.Screen.Know., a national education program that helps American adults assess their risk of Type 2 diabetes through preemptive screening. Rev Run and Justine share the simple lifestyle changes they'

Turning The Tide Against Diabetes

1 in 3 people in the US are on track for Type 2 diabetes by 2050. This looming public health crisis is being confronted by a variety of methods, but exercise and diet basics remain crucial. We talk to developers and patients on the front lines.

The 3 Keys To Being A Med-Free Diabetic

1 in 3 people in the US are on track for Type 2 diabetes by 2050. This looming public health crisis is being confronted by a variety of methods, but exercise and diet basics remain crucial. We talk to developers and patients on the front lines.

Drinking Coffee May Lower Risk for Diabetes

Here's another good reason to enjoy your cup of coffee in the morning it could lower your risk of diabetes.

More Coffee May Reduce Risk of Type II Diabetes

New research suggest drinking an extra cup, or six, of coffee can decrease your risk of type 2 diabetes. Yes, six.

Diabetics Face Lower Risk of Complications Than Ever

People with diabetes now face much lower risk for developing serious complications, study finds.

Three Oral Warning Signs of Diabetes

Dentist Dr. Thanos Kristallis shares three warning signs of diabetes that can be found in your mouth, and The Doctors discuss other early signs of diabetes.

Dr. Andy Baldwin on the Importance of Becoming Aware About Diabetes

JD and Rebecca ask Dr. Andy Baldwin how important it is to get checked for diabetes, and make sure to catch it as early as possible.

How Can I Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Making lifestyle changes like eating healthier, exercising and losing weight can help prevent type 2 diabetes. In this video, Ronald Tamler, MD, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center, explains how simple changes can reduce your risks.

Rev Run and Justine Simmons Talk About the Fight Against Diabetes

Rev Run and his wife Justine Simmons talk to JD and Rebecca about the importance of knowing your risk for diabetes, and share ways that you can get help.

Pancreas Transplantation Alternative: Islet Therapy for Diabetes

Forget about multiple injections of insulin a day or a pancreas transplant. A new therapy is helping to treat diabetes without shots or surgery!

Over the Counter Diabetes Tests

Is there an at-home test for diabetes, or do you need to go to the doctor? The Doctors have the answer.

Diagnosing Diabetes: It's in the Blood

Could you be at risk for diabetes and not even know it? 60 million people are pre-diabetic and don't realize it! Now, a simple blood test could help them before it's too late

New Smart Phone Technology Helps Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar

For the 26 million Americans living with diabetes, monitoring blood sugar is a crucial, but tedious daily task. Endocrinologist and diabetic, Dr. Jeremy Pettus of the University of California San Diego's department of endocrinology lets us in on the latest technology to help diabetes patients manage their blood sugar from their smart phone.

Dessert Alternatives For Diabetics, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent tips for diabetics who love dessert. "I love food, and food loves me!" Sherri laughed. "But since I'm a type 2 diabetic, I can't turn to cheesecake." Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

Avoiding Diabetes If You Are Pre-Diabetic, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, gave us a few helpful, small steps you can take if you're pre-diabetic in order to avoid developing diabetes. "You really want to look at your carbs as well as sugar intake," she advised us. "When you eat things that are high in carbs, those things convert to sugar." Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

Sherri Shepherds Advice To Type 2 Diabetics, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent advice to share with people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "Don't be scared," she said. "It's manageable!" Sherri wrote her book,Plan D - How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes, for people who were scared by their diagnosis and didn't know where to turn. When she was first diagnosed, she had no idea what steps to take in order to deal with her illness, but she has now found great ways to cope.

Sherri Shepherd's Ultimate Sacrifice, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, went through a very painful and difficult time with her son Jeffrey, and she shared some of that experience with us. When her son was in therapy in Los Angeles, Sherri was faced with the tough decision of whether or not she should bring him with her to New York while she pursued her career in acting and hosting. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

My Doctor's Nutrition Advice For My Diabetes, From Sherri Shepherd

Nutrition Advice

How Gila Monsters Help Fight Diabetes

Animal expert David Mizejewski explains how the venomous gila monster's saliva is being used to treat diabetes in humans. Could the medicine work for you?

Chonic Wounds Are Problematic for Diabetics

Diabetes is a growing problem. Nearly 26 million Americans are diabetic. New research may help the chronic wounds that are often problematic for diabetes patients.

The Bitter Truth Behind Sugar and Diabetes

The CDC predicts that one in three people will have diabetes by 2050. Check out how sugar in the foods we eat could be the cause of our diabetic epidemic.

5-Year-Old Saves Mother's Life

The Doctors share the remarkable story of a 5-year-old girl who helped save her mother from a diabetic coma.

Boston Therapeutics' New Tablet Reduces Sugar Intake for Diabetics

Boston Therapeutics has a new tablet PAZ320 designed to reduce a person's sugar intake by 40 percent. CEO Dr. David Platt believes the tablet will eventually be approved for non-diabetic patients looking to cut back on the copious amounts of sugar prevalent in many processed foods.

Think You're Not at Risk for Diabetes? Think Again!

A staggering 20 million people living in the U.S. are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Another seven million have this debilitating disease and don't even know it. Find out what causes Type 2 diabetes and how treat the condition so you can get healthy, and fend off conditions associated with this disease, including heart attack, stroke, and blindness.

Mini Workouts Can Help Manage Diabetes

Recent research finds even a short workout do can good things for your blood sugar. Dr. Darria Long-Gillespie explains why a series of sprints on exercise bikes every couple of days seemed to help a group's improve insulin function.

Diabetic Must Haves for a Healthy Lifestyle

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and for many also the time of year to start thinking about those New Year's Resolutions of taking better care of yourself in general. Self Magazine's Elaine D'Farley offers up some ways to do just that.

American Diabetes Awareness Month

The U.S. is facing a Diabetic epidemic with 2/3 of the population overweight or obese and 79 million on the cusp of getting the disease. Since November is National Diabetes Month, Dr. Andy Baldwin is here to share warning signs and prevention tips.

The Benefits of Walnuts for People with Diabetes

Walnuts are a healthy snack for many reasons. And they're especially good if you have type 2 diabetes. Dr. Kevin Soden, MD, explains how eating walnuts may help people with diabetes prevent heart disease.

Lower Your Blood Sugar with Yogurt

Eating low-fat yogurt is a smart move for your waistline. But there may also be benefits to indulging in whole-milk yogurt occasionally. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, explains what makes whole-milk yogurt healthful.

3 Foods for Better Blood Sugar

Eating more spinach, almonds and black beans could help you lower your risk of diabetes. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, discusses which common nutrient can help improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugars.

Vitamin D Supplement May Help Improving Blood Sugar

Is there a connection between blood sugar and vitamin D? Research suggests that there may be. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, explains how vitamin D might impact insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels.

3 Ways to Gauge Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. Are you at risk? In this Health Smarts video, Kevin Soden, MD, shares 3 questions to ask yourself to assess your prediabetes and diabetes risk.

How to Reverse Diabetes and Avoid Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures

Diabetes has many potential complications. Orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, explains the link between diabetes and osteoporosis and how the same steps you take to manage diabetes can also help keep your bones strong.

Diabetes-Related Foot Issues

Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Pfizer's chief medical officer, joins The Doctors to discuss what your feet may be saying about your health.

Preventing Peripheral Neuropathy from Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common causes of peripheral neuropathy, a condition where irreversible nerve damage occurs typically in the hands and feet and may require an amputation. The Doctors stress the importance of managing blood glucose levels to avoid a dangerous or deadly side effect from Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Warning Signs: What You Don't Know Could Kill You

There are 25.8 million people in the United States with diabetes, that's about one in every twelve people. Diabetes is often called the silent killer because there can be no warning signs, or signs you didn't know to look out for. Researchers reveal diabetes symptoms you need to know to take control of your health.

Having Kids Could Lower Mortality Rate of Type-1 Diabetes

Having children appears to lower mortality in people with type one diabetes.

'Late Show': Tom Hanks Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis

Tom Hanks dropped by the "Late Show," and dropped some big news about his health. "I went to the doctor and he said, 'You know those high blood pressure numbers you've been dealing with since you were 36?'" Tom said. "'Well, you've graduated. You've got type 2 diabetes, young man."

Bariatric Surgery Can Benefit Type-2 Diabetics

Bariatric surgery patients with type two diabetes continue to see benefits up to nine years after the procedure.

Bariatric Surgery Benefits for Type 2 Diabetes

Learn how bariatric surgery may benefit certain patients with Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.

Couple Defeats Diabetes With Bariatric Surgery

See how bariatric surgery helped a married couple lose a combined 285 pounds and live diabetes-free!

Diabetes Programs Help with Weight Loss Too

Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects the lives of millions of Americans. Britney Glaser reports on diabetes management programs and how it helped one man lose more than 70 lbs.

Alert Dogs to Detect Diabetic Attacks

See how a British Labrador named Fielder forever changed the life of a 9-year-old boy with Type 1 diabetes.

Sean and His Life-Saving Alert Dog

Meet 9-year-old Sean and his life-saving companion Fielder a British Labrador specifically trained to detect Sean's blood sugar levels if they become dangerously high or low.

Having Diabetes in the Family Increases Your Risk For the Disease

Having a family member with diabetes significantly increases your risk for pre-diabetes.

Diabetic Care Visits and Planning

Dr. Daniel Ngui, BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP, discusses complex diabetes care in Family Medicine.

Pre-Diabetes Treatment

Dr. Richard Bebb, MD, ABIM, FRCPC, Endocrinologist, discusses pre-diabetes treatment.

Study Shows Link Between Phthalates and Insulin Resistance

A new study suggests a link between phthalates and insulin resistance in teenagers.

Insulin Pumps Offer Diabetic Children More Benefits Than Injections

A study of children with type 1 diabetes suggest insulin pumps may offer more benefits than injections.

Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce the Risk for Type-2 Diabetes

Following a Mediterranean-style diet reduces the risk for type-2 diabetes.

The Dangers of Low Blood Sugar for Diabetics

Severe low blood sugar can strike any diabetes patient.

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

In this video we will explain what Type 1 diabetes is, how it occurs and what its symptoms are.

Metformin: Diabetes Medicine May Also Prolong Life

This new drug may do a lot more than simply keep your diabetes in check; it might just make you live longer, too! There hasn't been any testing on humans -- yet -- but mice who were given the drug lived 5% longer than those who did not. Longer lives mean more weird science!

Kids with Diabetes Type 1 Could Produce Insulin Longer with Diet Choices

Young diabetics who add these nutrient-rich foods to their diet may produce their own insulin longer.

Experts Are Closer to Developing an Artificial Pancreas For Diabetes Patients

Type I diabetes experts have announced an advance in the quest to develop an artificial pancreas.

Scientists Reporting Early Results in Type-1 Diabetes Vaccine

Scientists are reporting early but potentially significant results on a clinical trial of a vaccine for type I diabetes.

Can You Blame Corn Syrup For Type-2 Diabetes?

The family of a 14-year-old New York girl claims her diabetes is linked to high-fructose corn syrup in a lawsuit seeking $5 million in damages. But one doctor says you can't just blame high fructose corn syrup for Type 2 Diabetes.

The Benefits of Glucose Meters for Diabetics

Why using a glucose monitor is a good thing for diabetics.

Dad Makes a Sports Drink For His Diabetic Child

Sports drinks like Gatorade aren't an option for kids with diabetes, so one dad decided to make his own.

Walking After a Meal Could Lower the Risk For Diabetes

Walking for 15 minutes after each meal could lower the risk for diabetes.

Incredibly Easy Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Creative and delicious dishes for people with diabetes.

Fish Oil Could Prevent Type-2 Diabetes

Fish oil supplements could help protect against Type-2 diabetes according to a recent study.

The Relationship Between Pancreas Weight and Diabetes Type 1

Up to three million Americans have type-one diabetes. Now researchers believe the weight of an internal organ could help determine the cause and lead to better treatments.

Splenda Could Affect Body's Insulin Response

HuffPost Healthy Living editor Amanda Chan joins Josh to discuss why you may want to skip the splenda this morning.

Warning Signs of Diabetes

More people than ever are at risk of diabetes. Doctors explain the warning signs and the best approach to prevent and treat the disease.

Weight Loss Surgery: Good News For Diabetes

The numbers are staggering: A third of Americans are obese and if trends continue over the next seven years, half of American adults are expected to be diabetic or pre-diabetic. If you Google 'Diabetes,' you'll find all kinds of information, including some really good news about the amazing results of weight loss surgery.

Safe And Easy Detox Diet for Diabetics

Avoid extremes with this whole food detox diet for diabetics, brought to you by health counselor Alex Jamieson.

One Sugary Drink a Day Increases the Risk for Type-2 Diabetes

Drinking one sugar-sweetened beverage a day increases the risk for type two diabetes by roughly 20%

Diabetes Report Card

Are Americans with diabetes meeting their care goals from monitoring blood sugar levels to controlling cholesterol and weight?

Melatonin Levels Could Predict Diabetes

Levels of the sleep hormone melatonin are a predictor for diabetes.

New Pump Keeps Diabetics Safe

Life-saving insulin comes with a potentially deadly side effect. Now, a new system aims to keep patients safe.

Dr. John Douillard on the Pre-Diabetes Epidemic and Ayurvedic Therapy

Regina Meredith host of Gaiam TV's show Healing Matrix featuring Dr. John Douillard. Douillard is the director of the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Retreat Center and the author of The 3-Season Diet. Douillard shares how to reverse this dangerous conditions of diabetes. To watch the full video visit www.gaiamtv.com

Diabetic Bulimia: Woman Misused Insulin To Lose Weight

Some female patients with Type 1 diabetes choose to not regulate their insulin as a way to keep their weight down. This is a disturbing and possibly deadly new trend. Guests Erin Akers and Dawn Lee join host Nancy Redd to discuss.

Diabulimia

Full Segment: Some female patients with Type 1 diabetes choose to not regulate their insulin as a way to keep their weight down. This is a disturbing and possibly deadly new trend.

Doctors Suggest Moving More Can Prevent Type-2 Diabetes

Doctors may help patients reduce their risk for type II diabetes with a prescription to sit less and stand up more .

USA Weekend: Is Diabetes in Your Future?

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column! Latest: Is diabetes in your future?

Who's Most at Risk for Diabetes?

Is there a chance that you may have diabetes? Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, says that diabetes is an "equal-opportunity illness," but she tells OMG! Insider host Kevin Frazier which groups of people are at greater risk. Thankfully, diabetes may be preventable, and if diagnosed, it's certainly manageable. In fact, we all have the power to make a difference. As Dr. Lewis-Hall says, "Stopping this epidemic is going to be up to you. One person at a time. One choice at a time

The Effects and Consequences of Diabetes

Diabetes is so much more than high blood sugar. It can lead to a variety of debilitating conditions. That's why it's so important to recognize the symptoms of diabetes and its consequences early on, while there's still time to make positive changes. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, describes some of the effects of diabetes to OMG! Insider host Kevin Frazier, and stresses the importance of getting informed so you can take control of your life.

It's Never Too Early to Discuss Diabetes

With diabetes diagnoses on the rise, it's never too early to discuss what diabetes is and how it can affect your life. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, talks with Kevin Frazier, host of OMG! Insider, about how diabetes has affected his family. They discuss how important it is to share good habits with your loved ones, and Dr. Lewis-Hall reveals the pivotal moment that showed her how every conversation has the potential to change someone for the better.

5 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes

The incidence of diabetes in the United States is growing at a rapid pace. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. It's time to take your health into your own hands. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, describes the five things you need to know about diabetes and how you can manage your risk of developing the disease.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Bethannie was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 10 years ago and is having trouble managing.

Randy Jackson Talks Type 2 Diabetes

Grammy-award-winning producer and American Idol judge Randy Jackson opens up about life with Type 2 diabetes.

Bathannie Gets Support for Diabetes from an American Idol Judge

Bethannie was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 10 years ago and is having trouble managing. Grammy-award-winning producer and American Idol judge Randy Jackson surprises Bethannie to show her that she's not alone, and that people can live long, full lives with Type 2 diabetes.

Doctors Examine Why Diabetics Lose Their Vision

Doctors look at how the amount of time a patient has diabetes determines risk for retinopathy and vision loss.

Living with Double Diabetes

Diabetes kills more than all cancers combined. Now, more and more people are being diagnosed with a combination type one and type two! Find out more about double diabetes.

Elizabeth Perkins' Kale Snack Recipe for Diabetics

Learn how actress Elizabeth Perkins changed her diet to manage her diabetes.

The Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

Actress Elizabeth Perkins, known for her roles in the movie Big and the TV show Weeds, discovered she had Type 1 diabetes after a fasting blood test. Learn how to recognize the symptoms.

Elizabeth Perkins on Diabetes Co-Stars

Learn about the Diabetes Co-stars documentary that actress Elizabeth Perkins is working on with her husband.

Diabetes Danger

Researchers say preventing and treating this disease could save the lives of many diabetes patients.

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Risk of Diabetes

People who are obese can lower their chance for developing type two diabetes by undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

Waist Circumference Linked to Diabetes Risk

Waist circumference is linked to risk of type two diabetes, independent from body mass index.

Diabetes Risk Inspired Weight Loss

Brian Dillahunt explains to Nancy how the threat of diabetes caused him to lose weight.

Prediabetes Linked to Stroke Risk

People with pre-diabetes may be more at risk of having a stroke.

Diabetes Reversal Treatment

One in 400 American children will be diagnosed with type one diabetes ... an irreversible disease. But now scientists say a new vaccine could allow them to break the chain and one day cure diabetes so that patients may never need insulin again.

Diabetic Detector Helps Parents

Detecting diabetes in children can be challenging, but it's very important to save their life.

Diabetes Service Dog

A family is raising money for a service dog that will help alert them to their son's diabetic highs and lows. Amanda Raus reports.

The Benefits and Risks of At Home Dialysis

There is a new option for those who have to go under kidney dialysis that could mean less time in a hospital or doctor's office. Barbara Morse Silva reports.

Insulin T-Shirt Pump

A young girl faced a devastating medical diagnosis- type 1 diabetes. But her mom found a simple way to help her daughter feel normal and stay active.

Growing Number of Kids Developing Type-2 Diabetes

Doctors struggle to determine why type-2 diabetes acts differently in children.

The Paradox of Thin Diabetes Patients

People with type II diabetes who are overweight or obese appear to live longer than thinner or normal weight diabetes patients.

Daycare for Diabetic Children

In a case that raises questions about how far child care workers should be required to go in administering medical care, the parents of a 2-year-old girl with diabetes claim a day care is violating the law.

High Blood Sugar Impacts the Brain

Higher blood sugar levels may impact the brain, even among those who don't have diabetes.

Fat Type Determines Diabetes Risk

A new study reveals where a person's body fat is stored could determine their risk of developing type two diabetes.

Diabetes Screening Does Not Reduce Death

A study from the UK suggests screening for diabetes does not reduce deaths associated with the disease.

Two Best Friends Overcome Diabetes Together

Two best friends manage their type-1 diabetes together.

New Report Looks At Diabetes Death Rates

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at changing death rates due to diabetes in kids over several decades.

Diabetes Diagnosis Has Increased 100% Since 1995

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes increased by 100% or more in 18 states since 1995.

High Levels of Fructose Corn Syrup Linked to Diabetes

High amounts of high fructose corn syrup in foods has been linked to the rising type two diabetes epidemic.

Doctors Say More Young People Are Being Diagnosed With Type-1 Diabetes

Monica Robins reports on a mysterious spike in Type 1 Diabetes. Doctors don't know why more young people are being diagnosed.

Holiday Gatherings Can Be Dangerous For Diabetics

Holiday gatherings often lead to overindulging in your favorite foods -- which can be a dangerous practice for diabetics.

Special Service Dogs Can Be Trained to Detect Low Blood Sugar

Dr. Bruce Hensel reports on special service dogs that are trained to sense when owners have low blood sugar levels.

Understanding the Signs of Diabetes

The Doctors address the No. 1 most searched medical question on Yahoo: What are the signs of diabetes?

Four Ways to Defeat Diabetes

Reader's Digest Editor-in-Chief and author Liz Vaccariello shares four ways you can help lower your risk for diabetes.

Miracle Drug Beats Diabetic Blindness

For the first time in a long time, the FDA has approved a drug to help save diabetics' vision. Find out why one doctor calls it a "miracle drug."

Bob Schrank on Goal-Setting to Manage Diabetes

Bob Schrank, a Type 1 diabetic, discusses how goal-setting and planning has helped him set and achieve his fitness goals despite his condition.

Monitoring Blood-Sugar Levels

The Doctors explain how being active can help lower blood sugar levels. Use a convenient blood sugar monitor that's accurate and ideal for on-the-go lifestyles.

Hyperglycemia Vs. Hypoglycemia

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column! E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the most recent article focuses on blood sugar levels associated with diabetes. Learn the difference between hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, and get tips to help manage diabetes.

Diabetic Alert Dogs Save Lives

3 million kids and adults have Type 1 Diabetes. It's the type that requires insulin to stay alive. See hoe these special dogs are also helping diabetics live a healthy and normal life.

You've Got Anthony Anderson

Actor Anthony Anderson (of NBC's "Guys With Kids") and his family have suffered from diabetes for years and he stops by to talk about how he transformed the loss of a loved one into making a difference in the lives of other young people who may be at risk.

Can Cinnamon Prevent Diabetes

Actress Tatyana Ali asks the doctors if the rumors are true: Can cinnamon help prevent diabetes?

How to Get Your Whole Family Involved in Caring For Your Diabetes

Managing diabetes is a family affair. Learn how to ask for help when you need it from your parents, partner, and children.

Beating Diabetes Before It Develops

Doctors are studying ways to cure diabetes before it happens and even get rid of the disease for those who already have it!

Randy Talks Diabetes With HuffPost Live

GRAMMY award winner Randy Jackson talks with Marc and the HuffPost Live community about his career and struggle with diabetes. Elizabeth Huntsman, Joel Connable and Kristin Reagan join Randy and host Marc for the discussion.

Randy Jackson's Personal Diabetes Story

Randy Jackson shares the story if discovering his diabetes, and explains why it's important to be aware of it and make regular visits to your doctor.

You've Got Paul Sparks

"Boardwalk Empire" actor Paul Sparks sits down to talk about living with Type 1 diabetes, the prevalence of diabetes in children today, and why it's important to take preventative steps to avoid contracting the disease.

Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

Heart disease and diabetes are responsible for thousands of deaths every year. Our video discusses how obesity leads to diabetes.

Reactive Hypoglycemia or Low Blood Sugar

Dr. Martin D. Fried explains how kids may have hypoglycemia and which snacks could be used to treat hypoglycemia. Martin D. Fried MD Fellowships: Hospital For Sick Kids, Toronto - Pediatric Nutrtion & Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Med Ctr, NY - Pediatric Gastroenterology

Managing Diabetes on a Budget

Do you experience fatigue, dry eyes or frequent urination? These symptoms could signal diabetes. If you or someone you love is diagnosed with diabetes, E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and CVS pharmacist Usheema Thomas explain how to manage the condition on a budget.

Acanthosis Nigricans and Obesity-Related Diabetes

Dr. Martin D. Fried explains what is Acanthosis Nigricans and how that relates to diabetes. Martin D. Fried MD Fellowships: Hospital For Sick Kids, Toronto - Pediatric Nutrtion and Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Med Ctr, NY - Pediatric Gastroenterology

Man with Gastric Bypass Nearly Dies in Rikers

Michael Isolda went from 460 lbs. to nearly 160 lbs. after having gastric bypass surgery, and he nearly died in Rikers Island when corrections officers wouldn't give him enough time to eat leading to emergency surgery when his stomach separated from his intestine.

How to Handle Diabetes When You're Eating Out

Figuring out restaurant menus can be tricky when you have diabetes. Learn how to order the right foods, in the right portion sizes, so you can eat out without the guilt.

How to Handle Diabetes When You're in Public

You don't have to skip parties just because you have diabetes. Learn how to navigate high-calorie party foods without ruining your diet.

The Advantage of Yoga and Tai Chi to Cope with Diabetes

In this edition of EmpowHER's "HER Health Minute", Michelle King Robson, the voice of women's health, shares a tip about how doing yoga can help women living with diabetes.

The Latest Advances in Diabetes Care

If you or someone you love are among the 26 million Americans living with diabetes, take heart.

Monitoring Pre-Diabetes

CVS pharmacist Usheema Thomas and E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explain the importance of monitoring pre-diabetes to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

S.T.A.N.D. For Diabetes

Tony award-winning actor and S.T.A.N.D. advocate Ben Vereen was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2007 after experiencing dry mouth, fatigue, and frequent urination. He joins The Doctors to share his story and show how your best diabetes advocate is yourself.

Bionic Pancreas Trial Technology

Boston University professor Edward Damiano, Ph.D. explains how the artificial pancreas trial was performed and when at-home models of the device could be available.

Ben Vereen Helps Elaine Live with Diabetes

Tony award-winning actor and S.T.A.N.D. advocate Ben Vereen pays a surprise visit to Elaine, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two years ago.

Controlling Your Diabetic Symptoms

At 7 months old, Phil Sutherland was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and according to doctors, his health would deteriorate by the age of 25. Phil, now 29, joins The Doctors to share his inspiring story, and recounts how he took his health into his own hands in his book, Not Dead Yet.

How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Diabetes could be damaging your teeth and gums. Find out how to avoid tooth decay and infections.

How to Keep Feet Healthy

Nerve damage caused by diabetes can lead to serious foot problems. Learn how to protect your feet.

Managing Diabetes in Older Adults

Barbara Resnick shows you some simple ways to manage your diabetes

Diabetes Gadgets to Help Diabetics

A pain-free blood test a pen that remembers your insulin doses and a cell phone that monitors your blood sugar levels. These high-tech devices take a lot of the pain and hassle out of diabetes care.

How Farm Animals Help Save Limbs from Amputation

An unlikely source is helping heal severe wounds. How farm animals could help save your limbs.

Diabetes Devices That Help Make Insulin Injections Easier

Caring for a child with diabetes can be challenging. Here are some tips on using devices that can help make getting injections easier.

How to Do a Self Examination of Your Moles

Dermatologist Dr. Tess Mauricio demonstrates how to decipher and assess your moles and track potentially dangerous skin changes over a period of time.
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