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:

Doctor's attempt to bring lower-price diabetes drug to market thwarted
Los Angeles Times
Dr. Mayer Davidson has long been frustrated by the rising cost of prescription drugs, especially in his area of expertise — diabetes. He's a professor of medicine at Charles R. Drew University and director of the diabetes program at the Martin Luther ...

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BBC News

Weight loss surgery 'cures half of type-2 diabetes cases'
BBC News
Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests. The trial, on 60 people, published in the Lancet, found none of those with type 2 had been cured by medication and diet alone. The surgery ...
For diabetes in obesity, weight-loss surgery beats medicationReuters
Type 2 Diabetes Cure: Weight Loss Surgery vs. MedicationTech Times
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 DiabetesWebMD
Medical Daily
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Rest Easier with Diabetes
For the nearly 30 million people who have diabetes, the condition is a 24/7 deal. Those with diabetes may work hard all day to control blood sugar only to have glucose levels go haywire when night falls. Luckily, some simple lifestyle tweaks can make ...
New method of lowering blood sugar may help treat
New type 2 diabetes drug may target glucose production in liverMedical News Today
Targeting glucose production in liver may lead to new diabetes therapiesMedical Xpress
EurekAlert (press release) -Laboratory Equipment -Times of India
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The Inquisitr

Google Diabetes Contact Lenses Testing To Begin, Tests Glucose Level In Patients
The Inquisitr
Patented Google diabetes contact lenses that will have the capability to test glucose levels in the tears of diabetic patients is set to begin human testing in 2016. In a related article by the Inquisitr, it was reported that Google has been developing ...
Google hooks up with Sanofi to continue diabetes driveFierceBiotech IT
Google, Sanofi Partner on New Diabetes R&D ProjectDrug Discovery & Development
Google Life Sciences and Sanofi collaborate in fight against
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Diabetes a strong risk factor for heart disease
"When we treat a patient with diabetes we already assume that they have some degree of coronary artery disease (narrowing or blockage of their heart arteries). Coronary artery disease is the No. 1 cause of heart failure so it follows that diabetes ...

Drs. Oz and Roizen: Defeat diabetes before it starts
The Idaho Statesman
The Community Preventive Services Task Force ( just released a new set of diabetes-prevention guidelines recommending programs that include trained providers who work directly with patients. Before these programs become ...


Can 3D Sculpture Help Patients 'Grasp' Diabetes Data?
Clinical studies have shown that measuring random fingerstick blood glucose (BG) levels without any purpose has no impact on diabetes control. But when people measure BG levels to learn something concrete—to test the effect of 5 units of rapid-acting ...

The Debate about Diabetes' Effects on the Diaphragm Continues
Diabetes In Control
Diabetes has been known to cause respiratory problems in patients. Often aerobic and endurance training is encouraged to counteract this issue. Current respiratory research in diabetes patients has focused on diaphragm muscles and other skeletal ...

Combination drug for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Clinical Advisor
Indication(s): Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both empagliflozin and linagliptin is appropriate. Limitations of use: not for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ...

CV-Outcomes Trials With Diabetes Drugs: 'A Waste of Resources'
London — One eminent cardiologist has questioned the whole practice of conducting noninferiority cardiovascular-safety trials with new type 2 diabetes drugs, as required by the US Food and Drug Administration from 2008 onward, following the debacle ...

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