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:


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Woman's insulin use in fighting diabetes recognized
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When Margaret Sligar was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a toddler, insulin was a new treatment for a disease that not long prior would have typically meant death within a couple of years. Sligar recently was celebrated in a reception at Arbor Trace ...


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Novo Nordisk Taps Michael Stevens Of Vsauce As A Diabetes Educator
Tubefilter
Novo Nordisk wants to teach YouTube viewers about diabetes, so it has turned to one of the site's most prominent educators. The pharmaceutical company, best known for treating diabetes, has enlisted Michael Stevens of Vsauce for Breaking Down Diabetes ...
Novo Nordisk Partners with Award-Winning YouTube Star Michael Stevens on ...MarketWatch
Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, October 22Medical Marketing and Media

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Diabetes symptoms mistaken as signs of aging
WBAL Baltimore
For example, you may not be losing your hearing, you could be experiencing a symptom of diabetes. Athel Williams didn't pay attention to her fatigue. She was tired, but chalked it up as a part of getting older. "I had been tired and stuff like that but ...

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North Arlington diabetes seminar rescheduled
NorthJersey.com
The free "Diabetes 101" seminar hosted by the North Arlington Health Department and HB Pharmacy, originally scheduled for Oct. 28, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center, rear of the ...


SMH Girls Night Out on diabetes awareness
Shelbyville Daily Union
According to the National Diabetes Association, diabetes is on the rise and experts warn that 1 of every 3 Americans will be diagnosed by 2050. If left untreated, diabetes is a leading contributor to heart disease, kidney failure and adult blindness ...


CMS urged to reimburse docs for mHealth diabetes tools
mHealthNews
An mHealth vendor is asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reimburse physicians who use devices that can continually monitor a diabetic's blood sugar levels. The technology which often pairs a glucose sensor with a smartphone or ...


Diabetes and sleep apnea are topic of free program
Evening Sun (subscription)
HANOVER >> Hanover Hospital will hold their annual Diabetes Dialogue Program 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at the Hanover Hospital Wellness & Education Center, 400 York St. Guest speaker Lauren Penrose, PA-C, of Hanover Medical Group ...


Greenville Daily Reflector

Kolasa: Diabetes awareness events
Greenville Daily Reflector
A I am delighted to share your messages of special events at East Carolina University on Nov. 5 and at the Pitt County Agricultural Center on Nov. 19. These events are great for people living with diabetes, supporting people with diabetes and those who ...


SAHF report highlights method to address misunderstanding of diabetes in the ...
News-Medical.net
A new report published today, by the South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF) highlights that misunderstanding of diabetes in the South Asian community can be addressed by culturally appropriate education programmes. The report demonstrates how initial ...
Education programs boost South Asian awareness of diabetesDiabetes.co.uk

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Psychological Stress Could Contribute to Developing Diabetes
Discover Magazine (blog)
Past studies have partly linked stress with the onset of diabetes, but the mechanisms behind why this happens were poorly understood. In a new study, researchers provide evidence of a direct link between psychological stress and biological dysfunction.
Higher levels of stress linked to type 2 diabetesDiabetes.co.uk

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Tools to Manage Your Diabetes

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Have Diabetes, But Enjoy Quality Food? Try Diabetic Recipes!

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STAT-LET? Auto Safety Lancets - Makes Diabetes Testing Easy!

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