Category Archives: Retinopathy

420: Cannabis Observance Day and Diabetes

By Nadia Al-Samarrie

If you are unfamiliar with the code language 420, it’s a sub-culture of people who observe and describe themselves as cannabis users on April 20th.

Personally, I don’t smoke pot but I do know people with diabetes …

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: How Serious Is It?

While three decades ago it was rare for a child or teen to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, today, the American Medical Association (AMA) estimates that there are about 3,700 new cases a year among youth in the United …

How Dottie Kept Her Prediabetes in Check

You may be in jeopardy. You may be in danger with blood sugar levels higher than normal. You may have prediabetes.

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels in the blood stream are high enough to be abnormal, …

Halfway Through Pregnancy: So Many Doctors- Pregnant with Type 1 Diabetes

By now you’re halfway through pregnancy.  You’ve managed to get through the stresses of insulin shock in the first trimester and insulin resistance beginning in the second trimester, and you’re well on your way toward your third trimester.  Congratulations!  A …