Tag Archives: Insulin Pump

AskNadia: Asked to Leave Restaurant for Openly Injecting Insulin

Dear Nadia:
 
I was at a restaurant. After we’d ordered, I tested and dosed. I received a hostile look from a lady at another table. I smiled and said, “I could drop my trousers and inject in my butt, if

What Is Diabetes?

You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes because there is too much glucose (a kind of sugar) in your blood. Glucose comes from the starches and sugars that you eat. (However, diabetes is not caused by eating too much sugar.) Your muscle …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Women and Sex

Although most research about the effect of diabetes on sex has focused on men, some studies report that women are at higher risk for sexual dysfunction than diabetic men. It’s high time that the woman’s side of the story was …

Flashback Friday: Thankful to The Person That Put Me on The Insulin Pump

Thankful to Be Pumping Insulin

This month, our focus is on giving thanks, or at least, thinking about the good things in life. Being able to plan and eat a Thanksgiving dinner and still maintain blood glucose control is an …

AACE Calls for New Standards for Safer Insulin Pump Use

Newswise — “The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the FDA’s efforts to protect the safety of children and adolescents who are using insulin pumps,” said Dr. Richard Hellman, the Association’s President.

In the May edition of Pediatrics, Dr. Judith …