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

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Motley Fool

A New Study on Diabetes Reveals Potentially Frightening News
Motley Fool
Based on the latest statistics from the CDC, 29.1 million people in the U.S. now have diabetes, of which more than one in four is unaware they have the chronic disease. This is up from 26 million in the CDC's last update. Further, the number of people ...
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetesWorthington Daily Globe
Cancer Rates Higher in Both Type 1 and Type 2 DiabetesDiabetes In Control
Eight strategies to prevent and manage diabetesSampan
West Texas News -Irish Examiner -WNYT
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Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk
WebMD
18 issue of the journal Diabetologia, Fagherazzi and his colleagues report that women with type A blood ended up with a 10 percent higher overall risk for diabetes than women with type O blood. Those with type B blood faced a more than 20 percent ...
How Drug Combination Helps Control Type 1 DiabetesU.S. News & World Report
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower for Blood Type OMedscape
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: StudyHealthDay
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University Herald

Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
EurekAlert (press release)
Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their Type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, says a new study from the University of Waterloo. Approximately 2.2 million Canadians are living with Type 2 ...
Technophobia May Keep Older Adults From Using Apps To Manage DiabetesUniversity Herald

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Addressing Type 2 Diabetes: An Immodest Proposal
Forbes
Likewise, people with Type 2 diabetes know what to do. They just don't. As a result, this growing threat is already the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Most often caused by poor diet, excessive calorie intake, lack of exercise and ...


The Slippery Slope: A Bittersweet Diabetes Economy
MedPage Today
In 1997, a group of experts convened by the American Diabetes Association changed the definition of type 2 diabetes, lowering the blood sugar threshold, and instantly as many as 1.9 million more Americans had the condition. The same pattern played out ...


The Indian Express

City Life May Be To Blame For Rising Diabetes Rates
Huffington Post
Researchers from Philipp's University in Marburg, Germany and the University of Namibia demonstrate that the stress of moving from a rural setting to an urban one makes newly urban transplants more vulnerable to diabetes and other metabolic disorders ...
Stress triggering diabetes in developing nationsEconomic Times
Urban stressors may contribute to rising rate of diabetes in developing nationsMedical Xpress
Blame City Life, Not Fast Food, For The Surge In DiabetesScience 2.0

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Worthington Daily Globe

Living with diabetes
Worthington Daily Globe
The only problem: Logan has diabetes. He wears an insulin pump — his parents, Robert and Sandy, call it an artificial pancreas — and like any other growing boy who wants to eat what he wants, when he wants, Logan struggles because his disease doesn't ...


Houston Chronicle

Cuban drug could help diabetes patients avoid amputations
Houston Chronicle
People get out of a car in front of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, March 4, 2013. The center is a leader of Cuba's biotechnology sector with 231 registered patents in more than 50 countries for ...


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Cancer Rates Higher in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
WebMD
The researchers say that close follow-up, given right after a diabetes diagnosis, might partly explain the increased cancer risk seen. But these factors "do not explain increased risks 2 years following diabetes diagnosis, particularly for cancers of ...
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes PatientsdailyRx

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Times Record News

Health district to offer free diabetes class
Times Record News
The Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District wants to put power into the hands of patients and families affected by diabetes. The district will offer a free, 10-week diabetes self-management course starting Jan. 8. Classes will be from 6 to ...

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Diabetes

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