Insulin has two critical roles in the body that we cannot live without, yet it can be the root of many health problems, including diabetes. Insulin carries sugar (glucose), fat and protein into your cells where they are used for energy and the repair of your cells. When you eat,... Read More

Humulin or Lantus, Which Insulin For Your Child?

Humulin or Lantus? When my daughter, who was 8, was first diagnosed the Children's Hospital that was treating her put her on an insulin program of short acting Humalog NPH and long acting Humalin N. You should have seen me that first day of training after a long night in... Read More

Diabetes Awareness: Ill Wait til it Hurts

By the time many type 2 diabetics (and often their doctors) realize action is necessary, the disease, with its destructive high blood sugars, has been silently damaging their body for years.Complications to the blood vessels and tissues of your eyes, feet, heart, kidneys, and other organs, are likely well underway.You... Read More

Raising Happy Diabetic Kids

This is the first in a series of articles I am about to embark upon concerning this subject. As my family gets older and matures with this disease I think back to the early days and wonder why aren't we all on medication for depression? Why don't we have standing... Read More

Improper pH Balance Increases Risk and Damage of Diabetes

THE RISKBlood sugar balance is critical to your body's proper functioning. Blood sugar (glucose) is the primary source of fuel for the body's cells and is particularly critical to the brain and the eyes. When glucose isn't regulated properly through the bloodstream, the body's cells don't obtain the energy they... Read More

Raising Happy Diabetic Kids Part II

This is the second article in a series I am writing about how to raise happy diabetic children. You can find the first article titled Help Your Child Develope Self-Confidence in our article archives.Sometimes the phrase "happy diabetic kids" seems to be an oxymoron. Often it seems all of the... Read More

Diabetes Awareness: The Downside... a New Wardrobe?

Here is some commonsense thinking:I can't understand why anyone who has diabetes wouldn't exercise and watch what they eat.The down side is that you may have to get an entire new wardrobe since exercise and healthy eating causes weight and size reduction.When it happens, people tell you how great you... Read More

Pre-Diabetes - The Calm Before the Storm

Remember when the medical world identified pre-hypertension to better monitor your blood pressure? The new buzz: Pre-Diabetes concerns a similar condition pinpointing people who are at severe risk for getting diabetes. Because diabetes silently invades your body, early detection and corrective action are critically important.The goal with identifying pre-diabetes is... Read More

Pre-Diabetes Awareness: Gamblers Understand the Odds

Do you gamble? Play Texas Hold'em poker, casino games, or lotteries? Then understanding your odds of winning is part of the challenge.Are you planning on living a long and healthy life? A life free of aches and pains? A life full of excitement and adventure? Great, then understanding the odds... Read More

Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

Your car has an early detection system and so does your body. Take 3 minutes to read this article and learn how you can save yourself a life time of aches, pains, and costly medical bills.Have you ever had the "Check Engine" warning light come on in your car? Most... Read More

In The News:

Live Science

Night Owls Face Higher Risk Of Diabetes Than Early Birds, Study Finds
Huffington Post
A group of Korean researchers who set out to explore the distinguishing characteristics of morning and night chronotypes (a person's natural sleep and wake cycle) found that "night owls" are more likely than their "early bird" counterparts to develop ...
Night Owls at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Other IllnessesLive Science
Night owls face greater risk of developing diabetes than early risersMedical Xpress
'Night Owls' at Greater Risk of Diabetes Despite Late Morning SleepVoice of America
Daily Mail -Chicago Tribune
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Should FDA Penalize Drug Makers Over Diabetes Drug Ads?
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A consumer watchdog has asked the FDA to stop several drug makers from promoting their diabetes medicines for losing weight, because the drugs were not approved for this purpose. In a letter to the FDA, Public Citizen says the ads are ubiquitous – they ...

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Do Antibiotics Raise Diabetes Risk via Gut Microbiota?
People who take multiple courses of antibiotics may face an increased risk of developing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, potentially through alterations in gut microbiota, conclude US researchers. The team, led by Ben Boursi, MD, a postdoctoral ...

The News Herald

Bay County Health Department to offer free diabetes screenings
The News Herald
The Florida Department of Health in Bay County Diabetes Services Program will offer free diabetes screenings to any resident over the age of 18 at 19 locations across Bay County. The “Know Your Numbers” screenings will take place Thursday from 10 a.m-2 ...

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk – WebMD
Although the initial trial data suggested it was safe, large studies including this one have raised concerns about the safety of its use," said Dr. Richard Holt, author of an accompanying editorial in the journal, and a professor of diabetes and ...
Use of glyburide for gestational diabetes linked to birth

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Dental Chair An Uncommon but Effective Place to Screen for Diabetes
The Centers for Disease Control says 86 million Americans have prediabetes, many of whom don't know that they have a condition that can be reveresed before it becomes full-blown diabetes. NY1's Erin Billups has more on an effort underway to get more ...

Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal in intensive care for diabetes
POTTSVILLE, Pa. - Convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is in intensive care for treatment of diabetes and is "not doing well," his family said Tuesday. Abu-Jamal, 60, was taken from the state Correctional Institution-Mahanoy to Schuylkill Medical ...
Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes

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MedPage Today

Diabetes Tx Ups Risk for Poor Neonatal Outcomes
MedPage Today
Note that this observational study suggested that glyburide, compared with insulin, may increase the risk of adverse fetal events in women with gestational diabetes. Be aware that the study lacked information on several key confounders, including ...
Glyburide Tied to Greater Neonatal Risk Than Insulin in GDMMedscape
Insulin May Be Better Than Glyburide For Some With Gestational DiabetesMedical Research News and Interviews on (blog)

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Healthy diet recommended to help manage diabetes
There are some “super foods” for those who have diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recently compiled a list, and it includes beans, dark green leafy vegetables, citrus fruit, tomatoes, fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, whole grains, nuts, and ...
Managing Diabetes With Your DietFOX 21 Online
Super foods that could help those with diabetesKGUN 9
Local Health Alert: Managing DiabetesLocal Memphis

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Medical Xpress

Exercise away diabetes risk
Medical Xpress
QUT Masters researcher Stephanie Zietek with one of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System that will be used to monitor blood glucose levels in men at risk of developing diabetes. A QUT study will investigate the impact of different exercise ...
Healthcare firm Abbott launches glucose monitoring system for diabetesEconomic Times
Abbott introduces Flash Glucose Monitoring System for diabetes management in ...Financial Express
Abbott launches first-of-its kind glucose monitoring technology for diabetics

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