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:


NPR (blog)

What Diabetes Costs You, Even If You Don't Have The Disease
NPR (blog)
When the loss of productivity due to illness and disability is added in, the bill comes to $322 billion, or $1,000 a year for each American, including those without diabetes. That's 48 percent higher than the same benchmark in 2007; not a healthy trend.
Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report ShowsPhilly.com

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DIABETES DESTROYED The Perfect Health Fitness Guidebook to Control ...
WLNE-TV (ABC6)
Ricky Everett diabetes destroyed protocol program is guide to provide diabetes patients with the best cure to get rid of this tension. Ricky Everett Diabetes Destroyed guides people to learn about Diabetes and ways to guard against it. Diabetes is one ...
Diabetes Destroyed allows people to learn about some rational things that can ...DigitalJournal.com

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Sanofi touts new drugs but diabetes outlook disappoints
Reuters
PARIS, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Sanofi, which sacked its chief executive three weeks ago, gave a weak sales outlook for its diabetes drugs on Thursday, overshadowing plans to reap more than 30 billion euros ($38 billion) from new medicines. The French ...
Sanofi's Sluggish Diabetes Growth Nips at Ambitious Product PlanBloomberg
Sticking Point: Sanofi Disappoints With Projections for its Diabetes BusinessWall Street Journal (blog)
Sanofi forecast for flat diabetes sales disappoints investorsWorcester Telegram
Diabetes Health (press release)
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Science World Report

A Prescription for a Plant-Based Diet Can Help Reverse Diabetes
Huffington Post
Chances are good that you have diabetes or know someone who does. Even if you don't, you're paying for the care of millions of people with diabetes through your taxes. It's a disease that affects people of all backgrounds, income levels, and ...
Act now if you're prediabetic to prevent diabetesMiamiHerald.com

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Greg Dent: Avoiding diabetes
The Daily Citizen
November is National Diabetes Month, a time when individuals and organizations across the country pay particular attention to this medical condition, which can lead to serious health problems affecting the heart, the kidneys, the circulatory system and ...


CNN

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study
WebMD
The good news was that the closer someone with type 1 diabetes got to their blood sugar goals (glycemic control), the lower the risk of dying. The bad news was that even those with the best blood sugar management still had roughly double the risk of ...
Modern life fuels an old infection: Could diabetes inflame the TB epidemic?CNN
Why 3 in 10 People with Diabetes Don't Know They Have ItTIME
Two Toddlers and Their Brother Speak Out for Type 1 DiabetesHuffington Post
UPI.com -U-T San Diego
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Nearly 3 in 10 With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study
WebMD
The data used in this study wasn't broken down by diabetes type, but Ali said the vast majority of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes. And the onset of type 2 diabetes tends to be less obvious, so he believes most of the undiagnosed people are ...


Medical Daily

Exercise And Type 2 Diabetes: Physical Activity May Not Benefit Certain Diabetics
Medical Daily
Evidence suggests that physical activity can lower blood glucose levels for type 2 diabetes patients by increasing insulin insensitivity. During and after exercise, cells are more capable of using insulin to take in glucose. A recent study published in ...
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar ...WebMD
At Best, Type 1 Diabetes Doubles Death RiskIntelihealth.com
One in Five With Type 2 Diabetes Nonresponsive to ExerciseMedscape
Healthline -2 Minute Medicine -Science Codex
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Yahoo Health

The Disease Many Americans Don't Know They Have
Yahoo Health
This lax attitude toward the disease may explain why nearly 30 percent of Americans who have diabetes don't realize it, according to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, conducted by del Rio and other Emory University scientists. They ...
Hypewatch: 100 Million Diabetic Americans in the Dark?MedPage Today

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How a Nutritionist Fights the Fate of Diabetes
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
For me, diabetes is a personal issue, too. My father, my mother's mother, and my brother were all affected by the disease. Although diabetes feels like it's a vice grip slowly pressing inward from both sides of my family, I'm not going to throw up my ...

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Diabetic Complications - Can Benfotiamine Help Prevent Them?

Diabetic complications contribute too many life threatening diseases globally. The... Read More

Diabetic Frozen Shoulder. An Explanation of The Frozen Shoulder - Diabetes Connection?

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

Insulin Resistance And Complex Carbohydrates

One of the biggest mistakes that weight loss failures make... Read More

Insulin

Insulin has two critical roles in the body that we... Read More

Accu-Check Aviva Glucometer - New for Diabetes Testing

Now you can help make every test strip count as... Read More

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

The toes burn and tingle and sharp pains shoot into... Read More

Normal Blood Sugar Levels ARE Possible for a Diabetic!

What are normal blood sugar levels? Fasting (blood sugar level... Read More

Diabetes and its Management

Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most costly burdensome chronic... Read More

Pancreas Transplants - A Solution For Type 1 Diabetes Sufferers?

Type 1 diabetes was formerly known as juvenile diabetes or... Read More

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy, a nerve disorder caused by diabetes, is characterized... Read More

Diabetes

The following information is for educational purposes only and is... Read More

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a temporary condition that occurs during pregnancy.... Read More

Discover the Positive Effects of Exercise for Diabetes Sufferers

There are two main types of diabetes, type I and... Read More

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Diabetes affects around 16 million Americans and about 800,000 new... Read More

Diabetes and Glyconutrients

Today, most people with diabetes are only treating the symptoms.... Read More

Diabetic Foot Care Tips: Cant Afford to Ignore It!

Most of the time, we focus on health or skin... Read More

Diabetes And The Long Term Dangers

Diabetes has hidden dangers that begin before diagnosis and continue... Read More

Diabetes the Silent Killer ? The Iceberg Effect!

What sank the "Unsinkable Ship" the Titanic was not the... Read More

Type I Diabetes: Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Type I diabetes is also known as insulin-dependent diabetes or... Read More

Diabetes is Manageable

It is estimated that over 18 million people over the... Read More

What Is Diabetes?

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

Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

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

Exercising for Diabetes Sufferers

Exercise is often recommended in treating type 1 (insulin- dependent)... Read More

Improper pH Balance Increases Risk and Damage of Diabetes

THE RISKBlood sugar balance is critical to your body's proper... Read More

Preparing Your Child and Family for Life With Diabetes

After the initial shock of diagnosis wears off and we... Read More