Insulin

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:


Khaleej Times

Mediterranean diet may slow diabetes progression
Reuters
In a trial that followed participants for more than eight years, those following a so-called Mediterranean diet went significantly longer before needing diabetes medication and more of them had their diabetes go into remission, compared to those on a ...
Mediterranean Diet Again Linked to Lower Risk Of DiabetesDiabetes Health (press release)

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Medscape

Study cites impressive progress against diabetes complications
Boston Globe
NEW YORK — Federal researchers reported the first sweeping national picture of progress in combating some of the most devastating complications of the Type 2 diabetes epidemic on Wednesday, finding that rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure ...
Diabetes complications drop dramatically, says CDCCBS News
Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks and Strokes FallingABC News
Diabetes Complications Show Sharp Decline, Report FindsNew York Times
Albuquerque Business First -Medical News Today -Medscape
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ABC News

UK Doctor: 'I'd Rather Have HIV Than Diabetes'
ABC News
A U.K. doctor has stirred up controversy after writing an op-ed in the U.K. paper The Spectator where he argued that he'd “rather have HIV than diabetes." Dr. Max Pemberton, author of “The Doctor Will See You Now” and who works in mental health, wrote ...

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Diabetes cases on rise, but complications down study says
kdvr.com
DENVER — Millions of people are living with diabetes and new studies show while the number of cases continues to rise, patients are experiencing fewer complications. The rate of heart attack fell 68 percent between 1990 and 2010. Dr. Amy Huebschmann ...
Study compares long-term effectiveness of diabetes drugsHealthCanal.com

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Fashion Times

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
WebMD
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum. The FDA described Tanzeum ...
FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetesFox News
GSK receives US approval for once-weekly type 2 diabetes treatment, Tanzeum ...Wall Street Journal
GlaxoSmithKline wins an FDA nod for its GLP-1 diabetes drug albiglutideFierceBiotech
Kansas City Star
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Too much animal protein linked to increased diabetes risk
Fox News
People who eat the most protein, especially from animal sources, are more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a study of European adults. The new study did not randomly assign participants to eat different amounts of protein ...


Khaleej Times

High Protein Intake Linked to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Incidence
Medscape
Once again, a high intake of protein — animal protein in particular — has been linked with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, especially among obese women, according to an article published online this week in Diabetes Care. Monique van Nielen ...
Too much animal protein tied to higher diabetes riskKhaleej Times

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Diabetes complications drastically drop even as prevalence rises
Al Jazeera America
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the past two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 ...


CBS News

Nearly 10 percent of US adults now have diabetes: Study
CBS News
The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the rate of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes was 5.5 ...
Diabetes doubles over two decadesCNN (blog)
Diabetes Cases Nearly Doubled Over Past Two DecadesBioscience Technology
Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosedClinical Advisor
News One
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Diabetes-related complication rates have dropped dramatically, CDC says
MinnPost.com (blog)
The rate of serious complications from diabetes, including heart attacks and limb amputations, has declined dramatically over the past 20 years, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published Wednesday in ...

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Exercise & Diabetes

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Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

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Raising Happy Diabetic Kids Part II

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What Is Diabetes?

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Diabetes

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Avandia Side Effect Lawyer: Diabetes Drug Damages Liver

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Living with Diabetes and Celiac Disease

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Here is some commonsense thinking:I can't understand why anyone who... Read More

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Raising Happy Diabetic Kids

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Diabetes Type 2 and Artificial Sweeteners

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Diabetic frozen shoulder is a major problem. The pain and... Read More

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When you go to work, your diabetes goes with you.You... Read More