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:

WTSP 10 News

Working Long Hours Tied to Diabetes Risk
New York Times (blog)
The analysis, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, found no effect of working hours in higher socioeconomic groups. But in workers of lower socioeconomic status, working more than 55 hours a week increased the risk for Type 2 diabetes by ...
Long hours, low pay may raise risk of diabetesSFGate
Working too much may lead to diabetesWTSP 10 News
Blue-collar workers 30% more likely to get diabetes 2Central Queensland news

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Working long hours linked to higher diabetes risk — if the job is low paying ...
Diabetes statistics are sobering. Globally, an estimated 285 million people have type 2 diabetes, and that number is predicted to jump to 439 million by 2030. Last week, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the ...
Type 2 diabetes rate declines — for someThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Can exercise prevent Type 2 diabetes? Your genes may be keyWECT-TV6

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MedPage Today

Screen for Pre-Diabetes, Experts Say
MedPage Today
Four prominent diabetes experts have called on physicians to screen essentially everyone for pre- and early diabetes and to initiate treatment in those with these conditions. In an editorial inDiabetes Care, the four researchers -- Lawrence Phillips ...

Marshall diabetes project gets federal funding
News & Observer
Marshall University is getting $325,000 in federal funding for a project aimed at increasing diabetes education efforts in economically distressed areas. U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says the funding through the Appalachian Regional Commission was awarded to ...

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Weekly Diabetes Drugs: FAQs
About 26 million people in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes. WebMD asked two doctors and a pharmacist familiar with the new medications to answer some commonly asked questions about the weekly options. How do the three weekly injected medications ...
FDA Approves Once-Weekly GLP-1 Diabetes Treatment Regimen for T2DMDiabetes In Control
New diabetes drug may have caused cancer in
2 Reasons Why Eli Lilly's New Diabetes Drug Might Not Become A BlockbusterSeeking Alpha (registration)

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KQED (blog)

Shining Light on the Cost of Diabetes Test Strips
KQED (blog)
For those of you who don't have diabetes, the reason for frequent checking is because in diabetes, sugar can build up in the bloodstream because the body is not able to process it. That can be dangerous. Depending on the severity of the disease, many ...

Fox News

Beating the cancer/obesity connection; surprised by diabetes complications
The Denver Post
Q: My mom's obese, and I've been worried about her health for a while. Now I read that she's at high cancer risk because of it. Is that really true?— Steve W., Toronto. A: You're probably referring to the latest study of 5.2 million adults showing ...
Drs. Oz & Roizen: New blood test can detect potential for diabetesOnline Athens
Beat the cancer and obesity connectionJackson Clarion Ledger

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Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
In just the past few months, at least three new studies have reported on other factors that may underlie a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. These factors include genetic mutations, a lesser-known hormone called amylin, as well as disturbances in the body's ...
US rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reportsLos Angeles Times
CDC says diabetes rates may show first signs of slowingUSA TODAY
Diabetes Rates Shown Leveling OffWall Street Journal
eMaxHealth -Huffington Post
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Diet drinks could increase diabetes risk, study says
Research published in the well-respected journal Nature suggests non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) could change the bacterial composition of our guts and increase diabetes risk. Studies on whether diet drinks help or hinder weight loss, encourage ...

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Hudson student is diabetes ambassador for Red Strider walk in Akron
Hudson Hub-Times
Akron - Hudson resident Aiden Dine, 9, is the 2014 Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Red Strider Ambassador for Akron. Red Striders are children and adults living with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes. The event is Oct. 5 at Quaker Station. As the ...

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Exercising for Diabetes Sufferers

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Gestational Diabetes

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Living with Diabetes and Celiac Disease

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Protein Principles for Diabetes

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Do You Have Diabetes? Symptoms Of Diabetes And How To Address Them

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Diabetes, A Bad Omen Or A Fresh Start?

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The Subconscious Diet Can Help Protect Your Child From Type 2 Diabetes

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Diabetic Complications - Can Benfotiamine Help Prevent Them?

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Pre-Diabetes - The Calm Before the Storm

Remember when the medical world identified pre-hypertension to better monitor... Read More

If You Have Diabetes, You May Be Entitled To No Cost Diabetic Supplies

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Fanning the Flames of the Diabetes Epidemic

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Avandia Side Effect Lawyer: Diabetes Drug Damages Liver

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Diabetes Has Become A Risk in Mens Life

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What You Need To Know About Diabetes

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Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

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Diabetes: Diabetics Fight Back

Many cases of diabetes go unnoticed or unchecked before a... Read More

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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Diabetes is Manageable

It is estimated that over 18 million people over the... Read More

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Having diabetes certainly limits some of the food you can... Read More

Adult Onset Diabetes and Quacks

Adult onset diabetes, like the common ulcer of a few... Read More

Humulin or Lantus, Which Insulin For Your Child?

Humulin or Lantus? When my daughter, who was 8, was... Read More

Improper pH Balance Increases Risk and Damage of Diabetes

THE RISKBlood sugar balance is critical to your body's proper... Read More

Insulin Resistance And Complex Carbohydrates

One of the biggest mistakes that weight loss failures make... Read More

Hyperglycemia, Diabetes, and Managing Blood Sugar

So, after a miserable 10 hours of blood tests it's... Read More