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:


Forbes

Shift Work Linked To Increased Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
Forbes
Type 2 diabetes is more common in those who work shifts, according to results of a new study. Data from the study adds to the ongoing concern for those who work shifts, in which known risks already include cancer, digestive diseases, and cardiovascular ...
Shift workers 'face type 2 diabetes risk'BBC News
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 DiabetesU.S. News & World Report
Shift work linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetesScience Codex
The Guardian -The Independent
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Yahoo Health

Rosemary and Oregano Might Help Fight Diabetes
Yahoo Health
After learning that some herbs can help reduce the levels of glucose – the main element that is measured and controlled by diabetics – in the blood, they tested different herbs to see if any of them could interfere with a diabetes-related enzyme in the ...
Herbs Help Curb DiabetesVoice of America
Rosemary, oregano in diet naturally combat diabetesTheHealthSite
Diabetes-fighting potential spotted in culinary herbsMedical News Today
Science World Report -eMaxHealth -Bioscience Technology
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Having The Right Kind of Fat Can Protect Against Diabetes, Study Says
TIME
But in a report published in the journal Diabetes, scientists led by Labros Sidossis, professor of internal medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, found for the first time that adults who retained more amounts of brown fat were ...
UTMB researchers discover that brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity ...HealthCanal.com
People with more brown fat better able to control blood sugarDiabetes.co.uk

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Michael Griffin Rolls Strikes to Stop Diabetes
Titansonline.com
Michael Griffin is joining in the fight to stop diabetes, a disease afflicting more than 600,000 Tennesseans. The Titans safety will host the Strikes To Stop Diabetes celebrity bowling tournament on Mon., Sept. 15 at Hillwood Strike & Spare Family Fun ...


TakePart

Good-bye, Finger Pricking: How Google Is Making Life Easier for Diabetics
TakePart
Most of us are unaware of the daily stresses that come with diabetes, from monitoring glucose levels through painful finger pricks to insulin shots to managing exercise and food consumption. It's an emotionally and physically daunting process. But ...


Police Need Help Finding Missing Woman, 65, Suffering From Diabetes, Dementia
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are asking for the public's help finding a 65-year-old woman suffering from diabetes, depression and dementia. Lollet Williams was last seen by a family member about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, as she was getting off a ...


Newsworks.org

Managing my diabetes is not an obsession, a distraction, or something to be ...
Newsworks.org
I have been a diabetic for many years, and I have had the privilege of meeting persons with diabetes from all around the world and witnessing the variety of ways that they deal with it, from muddling through their day to being obsessive-compulsive ...

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Family, sheriff fight for return of diabetes service dog
Hawaii News Now
I want my friend back," said 11-year-old Alayna Barnes, who is fighting Type 1 diabetes. Her dog, Major, was sent back to his trainer, Julie Noyes of Arvada, Colorado, on July 5. She owns Alert Service Dogs and promised to work with Major more after he ...
Dog trainer takes service dog from 11-year-old diabetes patientWAFF

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WFMZ Allentown

Health Beat: Bariatric surgery for diabetes
WFMZ Allentown
For most of his life, Tim Feree was overweight, tired and frustrated with his health, especially his type-two diabetes. "I would check my blood sugar once or twice a day and take the pills and try to manage my diet," Feree said. But nothing worked ...


Lilly Profit Tops Estimates on Sales of Diabetes Drug
Bloomberg
(LLY), the drugmaker experiencing a wave of sales losses as patents expire, reported profit that beat analyst estimates with better-than-expected revenue from its diabetes drug Humalog. Second-quarter net income fell 39 percent to $734 million, or 68 ...
Lilly profit beats estimates on sales of diabetes drugColumbus CEO
Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Tops Q2 EPS by 3cStreetInsider.com (subscription)
Eli Lilly's (LLY) CEO John Lechleiter on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...Seeking Alpha (registration)

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