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:

NPR (blog)

Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas
NPR (blog)
Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don't have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn't yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it's getting a lot closer. Just last ...

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Diabetes prevention program in Manchester aims to reduce risks of the disease
Heritage Newspapers
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, causing more than 40 percent of all kidney failure cases. However, type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. Research shows that losing a moderate amount of weight and being physically active can help ...

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UI researchers tout diabetes development
In a paper published online Wednesday by the Public Library of Science, the researchers explained that they took skin cells from adult humans and retrained them to act as if they were pancreas cells. The pancreas is the organ whose failure causes ...
Review of diabetes management app from the American Academy of PediatricsiMedicalApps
New cells may help treat diabetesMedical Xpress

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This Is the No. 1 Driver of Diabetes and Obesity
In the report, published Thursday in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, a team of researchers performed a literature review to determine whether certain ingredients are much more dangerous than others when it comes to diabetes, and to challenge the idea that ...
Steps can be taken to combat prediabetes, prevent progression to diabetesBuffalo News
Dietary Guidelines For Added Sugars Must Drop To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes ...Medical Daily
Beverages with added sugar increasing the rate of diabetesTheHealthSite -Medscape -Eurasia Review
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New York Daily News

Breakthrough system controls diabetic's insulin
New York Daily News
For most of her life, Alecia Wesner has been haunted by type 1 diabetes, a disease that never lets her get a good night's sleep. But for nearly a week in November, she got the best rest of her life, thanks to a revolutionary smartphone tool that ...

St. Pius X LB Studyvin overcomes diabetes, gains scholarship
Ever since grade school, Studyvin has had to work extra hard in order to play football while living with Type I diabetes, which typically requires insulin injections. “I always wanted to be able to play the game and show people that no matter what you ...

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Experts Worry Over Rise in Diabetes Among Children
Lagos — Experts at the weekend expressed concern over the rising trend of diabetes in children caused by drastic change in nutritional pattern of most families. Leading discussions on the subject was President of Union of Paediatric Association, Dr ...

Medical News Today

Heavy drinking in midlife increases stroke risk 'more than diabetes'
Medical News Today
High blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol are among the major, well-known risk factors for stroke. Past studies have indicated that heavy alcohol use is also an important risk factor for stroke, but Kadlecová and ...
Alcohol Boosts Stroke Risk More Than Do Hypertension, DiabetesMedscape
Heavy drinking ups stroke risk more than BP, diabetesTimes of India

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RMC center looks to reverse high diabetes, obesity rates
The Times and Democrat
Orangeburg resident Misti Wannamaker's diabetic father died four years ago at the age of 69 from liver cancer. “The cause of death may not be diabetes but I believe diabetes gets the ball rolling,” she said. For Wannamaker, that's a scary thought as ...

Amarillo mom spreads diabetes awareness
After a close call with her son, Amarillo mom Kim May took the task of spreading Type 1 diabetes awareness into her own hands. May, the owner of advertising firm Nobox Creative, partnered with online friend Tom Carlya, a father in New York whose son ...

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Benfotiamine And Diabetic Retinopathy

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