Tag Archives: Diabetic Health

AskNadia: Injecting Insulin Once A Week

I am a 56-year-old with Type 2 and have my diabetes under control. I am seaman working on a ship. I use Humulin 70/30 thirty unit in the morning and thirty units in the evening. I heard there were new insulins that are injected once a day or once a week. Naeem A   Dear … Continue reading AskNadia: Injecting Insulin Once A Week

Type 2 Diabetes: 89 Proves You’re Never Too Old to Take Control

Though she still has a few months to go, Jokie Schwartz has already started planning her 90th birthday party. This year she has extra cause for celebration: Her doctor told her recently that her blood sugar is back in the normal range. “He told me I could eat more sweets than I do now,” says … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes: 89 Proves You’re Never Too Old to Take Control

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: I Hear You, But I’m Not You

I’ve had type 1 diabetes for nearly 14 years. I have fallen off the wagon a few times, battled diabulimia, survived numerous insulin shock comas and ketoacidosis episodes, and struggled with acceptance: I have my scars. Despite these mistakes, I’ve picked myself up countless times and have prevailed. I’ve persevered with a disease that doesn’t … Continue reading Living With Type 1 Diabetes: I Hear You, But I’m Not You

Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Don’t be a Turkey on Thanksgiving

I really look forward to Thanksgiving. For me, it’s a great time to spend with family and friends, watch some ballgames on TV and eat. All those wonderful traditional dishes that taste so good are ready for my undivided attention. But for a diabetic, Thanksgiving dinner can be a bit tricky when it comes to … Continue reading Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Don’t be a Turkey on Thanksgiving

Diabetes Health in The News: Congenital Heart Disease Increases Adult Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers have recently found that patients over 30 years old with congenital heart disease are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes. This Danish study analyzed about 5,150 individuals born between 1963-1980 who lived with congenital heart disease until  30 years old. Findings from this study showed that adults with heart disease, in … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Congenital Heart Disease Increases Adult Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Diabetes Health in The News: Diabetes Leads to Worse Prognosis with ACS

According to a new study, for patients living with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), diabetes leads to a worse prognosis for one-year mortality. This research was completed by physicians from Switzerland’s Berm University Hospital, and it involved a review of pooled data from 16,600 patients. This data included nearly 9,500 patients with ACS, about 20% of … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Diabetes Leads to Worse Prognosis with ACS

Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution Recent Research-4/11

This crossword puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution: Diabetes Health Crossword Solution If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, … Continue reading Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution Recent Research-4/11

Diabetes Health in the News: Weight Loss Best Reduces Glucose & Fasting Insulin

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Feb-24_-2016_-12_04_02-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSListen to today’s podcast here! A recent study published in Diabetes Care found that obese patients who lost the greatest amount of weight after bariatric surgery experienced the highest reductions in fasting glucose and insulin resistance. The amount of weight lost had a … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Weight Loss Best Reduces Glucose & Fasting Insulin

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Stem Cells Treatment Aid in Diabetes Foot Ulcers

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Jan-24_-2016_-4_25_35-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Researchers recently examined the relationship between stem cells and the healing of diabetic foot ulcers. Physicians at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, collected blood samples and wound … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Stem Cells Treatment Aid in Diabetes Foot Ulcers

Type 1 Diabetes: A Running Start

I’ve started running. To be specific, I’m using the Couch to 5K program, an iPhone app that leads you, or someone you love, through a series of intensifying workouts. I’ve never been one for tough exercise. Even in grade school and middle school, I was far more content to walk or stroll, rather than really … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: A Running Start