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:


New York Times (blog)

Diabetes Screening Lags in People With Hypertension
New York Times (blog)
Hypertension and Type 2 diabetes frequently occur in tandem. Together they represent one of the most common chronic disease combinations and also one of the most hazardous, putting people at greater risk of having heart attacks, strokes and kidney ...
Minnesota: Many at risk of diabetes haven't been tested, study saysTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
More than 13000 diabetes patients in Northamptonshire did not get 'essential ...Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Thankful for ability to defeat silent killerCoeur d'Alene Press
WSB Radio
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Forbes

Yogurt May Lower Diabetes Risk
New York Times (blog)
Regular consumption of yogurt may help lower the risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Researchers followed almost 200,000 men and women ages 25 to 75 for as long as 30 years, tracking their health with periodic interviews and their diets ...
Yogurt May Cut Type 2 Diabetes RiskForbes
Could yogurt lower the risk of type 2 diabetes?Medical News Today
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes AwayWebMD
TIME -Medical Daily -NewsOK.com
all 138 news articles »

Bidness ETC

Eli Lilly Gets European Approval to Sell Trulicity, a Type 2 Diabetes Drug
New York Times
PARIS — Eli Lilly, the American pharmaceutical giant, said on Tuesday that it had received European approval to sell its new drug for treating Type 2 diabetes, putting pressure on its Danish rival Novo Nordisk, the market leader in its category. The ...
Once-weekly Lilly diabetes drug wins EU approvalReuters

all 16 news articles »

BBC News

NICE: Weight loss ops 'good for obesity-linked diabetes'
BBC News
People diagnosed with diabetes linked to obesity should be quickly assessed for weight loss surgery, according to finalised NHS guidelines. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which advises the NHS in England, said obesity was ...
Tripling weight loss surgeries would cut type 2 diabetes treatment billThe Guardian
Free weight loss surgery offered to tackle diabetes epidemicExpress.co.uk
Offer weight loss surgery to obese diabeticsNICE
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk
all 27 news articles »

S. Epatha Merkerson advocates for diabetes awareness
The Detroit News
At the same time, the Wayne State University grad will be challenging family members, friends and fans with type 2 diabetes to eat better, exercise and maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Merkerson has been battling her own type 2 diabetes battle for ...


Former mayor says diabetes to blame for outbursts
Kotatv
Shaw recognizes that not everyone will accept that the diabetes is the cause for his bad behavior , but he says it's true. "I'm not running for office. I'm not running for anything. I'm just a private citizen. I've got no reason to say it if it's not ...


Medical Xpress

Artificial Pancreas May Improve Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Live Science
An artificial pancreas may offer people with type 1 diabetes a better way to their keep glucose levels in check than the conventional diabetes treatment, which involves an insulin pump, according to a new study. The artificial pancreas is an automated ...
The artificial pancreas shown to improve the treatment of type 1 diabetesMedical Xpress

all 5 news articles »

Greenville News

Low-income diabetes patients to benefit from new program at GFMC
Greenville News
Approximately 60 of the Greenville clinic's patients are expected to benefit from the two-year program, which teaches patients who have prediabetes how to delay the onset of diabetes through weight loss, increased physical activity and adoption of ...
Billion-Dollar Diabetes Burden Continues to ClimbPharmacy Times
The economic burden of prediabetesInsidermedicine

all 4 news articles »

USC News

Designing a strategy for managing diabetes
USC News
Beth Pyatak '02, MA '04, PhD '10 was an occupational therapy graduate student conducting research at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center when she began to understand why young people with diabetes — and particularly young minority patients ...


Reuters

Bayer resumes efforts to sell diabetes device unit: sources
Reuters
Bloomberg earlier cited sources as saying the diabetes device business, thought to be worth 1 billion to 2 billion euros, might attract bids from private equity firms such as Cinven Ltd, EQT Partners AB and Triton Advisers Ltd. Bayer and Credit Suisse ...
Bayer Said to Explore Sale of $2.5 Billion Diabetes UnitBloomberg
Bayer Is Shopping Its Diabetes Device Unit, Sources SayBusiness Insider

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