AskNadia: Should I get A Therapy Dog Because My Great Niece’s Fluctuating Blood Sugars?

My great niece was diagnosed three years ago with diabetes she is now 13.  She gives herself seven shots a day.  Her sugar fluctuates so much that my niece seriously wants to get her a therapy dog.  The problem is

Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid …

Diabetes Health Type 2: Everyday Worries, Diabetes Style

It’s not the everyday worries that “normal” people stress about. Diabetes makes you worry about it every day, all day. My husband is quick to ask “Can you change what you’re worrying about?” and when I confirm that I can’t, …

Diabetes Health in the News : Dementia in Older Women May Be Tied to Weight Loss

A new study has found that for older women, the rate of weight loss over a period of 20 years is connected with the development of dementia or mild cognitive impairment.

This research was conducted at Kaiser Permanente Northwest in …

NEWSBREAK: CBS This Morning Reports on Insulin Costs, The Players, and the Lawsuit

As I wrote/reported recently, there is a lawsuit pending against the insulin companies regarding collusion on insulin pricing of late and how all parties must come together (read it here).  Today, on CBS This Morning, they report the …