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:

CBS News

Insulin pills tested to prevent Type 1 diabetes
CBS News
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden ...
Trial aims to halt Type 1 diabetesTribune-Review
'Artificial pancreas' holds promise for easier control of type 1 diabetesMedical News Today

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Bariatric surgery bests diet, exercise in combating diabetes
PITTSBURGH, July 4 (UPI) -- According to newly published research, weight loss surgery appears to be the most successful treatment for diabetes. When combined with moderate lifestyle change programs, bariatric surgery helped roughly a third of patients ...
Weight-loss surgery edges out lifestyle changes for type 2 diabetesYahoo News
Research says weight loss surgery more helpful in treating Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes Type 2: Weigh loss Surgery may be more helpful compared to ...Times Gazette
State Column -Pioneer News
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Diabetes medication Victoza could be next weight loss drug
Low blood sugar levels brought 59-year-old Anda Lam to her doctor's office years ago, but the conventional treatment worsened her Type 2 diabetes. She said she was feeling sick and started gaining weight. She continued to gain weight until one day her ...

Bismarck Tribune

10-year-old takes diabetes battle to Washington
Bismarck Tribune
Annelise Klein, 10, of Bismarck stepped up her battle with the disease by helping others: She was elected as one of 163 out of 1,500 applicants to sit on the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children's Congress, the only representative from North ...

Los Angeles Times

Injectable diabetes medicine drives down weight, too, research finds
Los Angeles Times
The diabetes medication liraglutide helped more than twice as many obese subjects in a clinical trial lose 5% of their body weight, and more than three times as many lose a tenth of their body weight, compared with subjects taking a placebo, according ...
Diabetes drug's happy side effect: Weight lossWashington Post
Saxenda: This Diabetes Drug Helps Promote Weight Loss, But There's A CatchTech Times
Diabetes medication may aid weight loss, study saysFox News
U.S. News & World Report -Business Insider -Newsmax
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Palm Beach Post

Lake Worth boy to tell story with Type 1 diabetes to legislators
Palm Beach Post
The 11-year-old will be taking his story, which involves countless needles, constant monitoring of his blood sugar and a lot of highs and lows, to Washington July 13-15 as one of the Florida representatives to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ... (blog)

Nick Jonas blasts Crossfit's 'ignorant comments' about diabetes (blog)
The fitness company posted a tweet on June 29 featuring a photoshopped image of a Coca-Cola bottle and the words "open diabetes." The image was accompanied by a quote from Glassman reading, "Make sure you pour some out for your dead homies.".
Nick Jonas In Twitter Row With Crossfit Over Diabetes TweetTech Times

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The Desert Sun

LQ girl joining fight for diabetes research funds
The Desert Sun
"These outstanding children and their families all understand, as I do as a father of a loved one with Type 1 diabetes, that T1D tests us every day," Derek Rapp, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation — or JDRF — president and CEO said in a written ...

Daily News & Analysis

Bee Health: Vacation? Plan for diabetes needs
Modesto Bee
By air, bus, car and train, travel season is in full swing. In preparation, include diabetes needs in travel plans. Better to be safe than sorry. Before you leave on your trip, locate the nearest hospital and pharmacy at your destination. If you have a ...
Expert reveals how to travel safely with diabetesDaily News & Analysis
Diabetic? Here's how to travel safeZee News

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Twitter, Nick Jonas attack CrossFit for Diabetes tweet
KUSA - A CrossFit tweet has gone viral after many Twitter users, including pop star Nick Jonas, attacked the fitness company for being insensitive to those with Diabetes. The spat began when CrossFit sent a tweet meant to parody Coke ads while raising ...
Nick Jonas slams CrossFit CEO after he mocks diabetesPage Six
Nick Jonas Chides CrossFit Over Diabetes Tweet; Company Fires BackABC News
It's not okay for CrossFit's CEO to joke about diabetesQuartz
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Exercise & Diabetes

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Diabetic frozen shoulder is a major problem. The pain and... Read More

Protein Principles for Diabetes

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Hyperglycemia, Diabetes, and Managing Blood Sugar

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

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Raising Happy Diabetic Kids Part II

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Diabetes and Glyconutrients

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Diabetes is having a devastating effect on the African American... Read More

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

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Humulin or Lantus, Which Insulin For Your Child?

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Diabetes - A National Epidemic

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Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

Your car has an early detection system and so does... Read More

What Is Diabetes?

Your doctor may have recently advised you have diabetes. Or... Read More