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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Sleep Habits Affect Insulin Sensitivity in Adolescents

Sleeping is supposed to refresh your mind and rejuvenate your body, but did you know that the way that you sleep might impact your insulin sensitivity? A study recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics explored the effect of sleep patterns on insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese adolescents. Participants kept a sleep diary and … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Sleep Habits Affect Insulin Sensitivity in Adolescents

Diabetes Health in The News: Eli Lilly Announces a Generic Insulin at Half the Price of Their Most Popular Brand

If you have been struggling with insulin prices, compromising your over health because you cannot afford your medication, Today Eli Lilly is offering you some relief, a new generic insulin on the market at half the price of their most popular brand. The lower-priced version will be called Insulin Lispro—the same molecule as Humalog—and will … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Eli Lilly Announces a Generic Insulin at Half the Price of Their Most Popular Brand

Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Diabetes After Retiring

Nine years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. My internist had ordered some standard blood tests plus the a1c and when the results came back he was concerned about an elevated a1c. Three months later my a1c was even higher so he started me on Metformin. I didn’t tolerate Metformin well so my … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Diabetes After Retiring