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:

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Unlikely Marriage Of Diseases: TB And Diabetes Form A 'Co-Epidemic'
NPR (blog)
The world is facing a double-barreled pandemic reminiscent of the dual epidemic of tuberculosis and HIV that emerged in the 1980s – only potentially much bigger. It's a "co-epidemic" of TB and diabetes that's beginning to affect many countries around ...
Experts sound alarm as diabetes fuels cases of TBReuters
TB-diabetes co-epidemic looms, experts warnYahoo News
MEDICINE & HEALTH Diabetes and Tuberculosis: When One Leads to the OtherScience Times

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AstraZeneca wins US approval for two-in-one diabetes pill
The green light from the Food and Drug Administration is for Xigduo XR, which combines the company's recently launched diabetes treatment dapagliflozin with an older kind of medicine called metformin. Xigduo XR is the first once-daily tablet combining ...
AstraZeneca wins another diabetes approval in a fast-crowding marketFierceBiotech
FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Type 2 Diabetes Combination TreatmentPharmacy Times
FDA Approves New Combination Pill for Type 2 DiabetesdailyRx
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IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball and Diabetes Awareness Month
Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, it's the perfect time to find out about one of the heroes within the diabetes community. Today on Indy Style Andi Hauser talks with IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball. For many, that's Charlie Kimball the first ...

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Comedian J. Anthony Brown to return to Muskegon for annual diabetes conference
Muskegon Chronicle
JAnthonyBrown.jpg Comedian and actor J. Anthony Brown of the Tom Joyner and the Rickey Smiley morning radio programs will be the featured speaker at the 11th Annual diabetes health conference in Muskegon on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Muskegon Heights ...

Safe trick-or-treating with diabetes in mind
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Halloween is a fun holiday for many children, but for some, living with diabetes, it can be an extremely difficult time of year. After the trick or treating is over, sometimes kids have bags full of candy, and they're ready to ...

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The Pharmaceutical Journal

Colorado Doctors Herald Diabetes Research Breakthrough
CBS Local
DENVER (CBS4) – Diabetes researchers are celebrating a major scientific breakthrough that could be a step toward a cure for Type 1 diabetes. β€œAll of us would hope that Type 1 diabetes would be cured some day and despite all the good efforts by many ...
Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White US KidsWebMD
Identifying patients at risk of diabetesThe Pharmaceutical Journal
Is a diabetes cure really on the way?Channel 4 News (blog)
Diabetes News Journal
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Diabetes News Journal

Metformin Best for Type 2 Diabetes First Treatment
A hallmark of type 2 diabetes is insulin resistance, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). That means the body doesn't effectively use the hormone insulin. Insulin is produced by the pancreas and helps usher sugar from foods into the ...
New Insights Into Oral Medication Choices for Controlling Glucose Levels in ...Diabetes News Journal
Initial choice of oral medication to lower glucose in diabetes patients examinedScience Codex
First-line metformin treatment decreased need for subsequent treatment in ...Healio
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Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes
Hartford Courant
Enfield student Anna Bemiss impressed the judges at the Connecticut Invention Convention by designing the D-girl backpack for American Girl dolls. Anna, who has Type I diabetes, made an insulin kit backpack for her American Girl doll. Enfield student ...

Cherry Hill Courier Post

Diabetes educators help manage disease
Cherry Hill Courier Post
When Katherine Moore was diagnosed with diabetes two years ago, she needed to balance her blood sugar and insulin levels. It's a complex dance, one the Camden grandmother has carefully studied for the past nine months through self-management ...

National initiative shows multisystem approaches to reduce diabetes disparities
Medical Xpress
Exciting results from an innovative, multicultural, five-year initiative, known as the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes (Alliance), have been published in ten peer-reviewed articles in the November 2014 supplemental issue of Health Promotion ...
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