Category Archives: Diabetes

Letters to the Editor

A1C Author Did Not Prepare or Endorse A1C Chart

I am the author of the article “What Is A1C and What Does It Measure?” which appeared in the March 2005 issue of Diabetes Health.

I would like to make it …

Letters to the Editor

Nicole Gets a Valentine

I have just finished reading Nicole JohnsonBaker’s article in the February 2005issue (“Diabetes: A Condition of Connection”). What a wonderful way to make the connection with your partner and your diabetes. I was diagnosed withtype 1 …

JoinLeeNow Fundraising Update

The JoinLeeNow campaign was launched bythe Iacocca Foundation, in partnership withMassachusetts General Hospital (MGH) tofund clinical trials of a potential cure for type1 diabetes. The trials are based on the workof Denise Faustman, MD, PhD, of the HarvardMedical School and …

How to A-REST Your Easter Meal

Celebrating a holiday usually involvesenjoying certain traditional foods. It’s notnecessary to purchase special cookbooksfor diabetes-friendly holiday recipes. Modifying your favorite recipes to improvetheir nutritional value can producewonderful results as well as some surprises.Decreasing the carbohydrates, calories andfat in many recipes …

Letters to the Editor

Readers Chime In On ‘DiabetesBusts’ Article

In my opinion, the U.S. healthcaresystem and many doctors collectivelyare the biggest busts in diabetes careand treatment. If I don’t take insulin,I die. However, insulin prices and myhealthcare costs go up by double-digitpercentages every …

A Pill for Everything

A while back, a friend of mine who is veryoverweight went to see his doctor and wasfound to have an A1C of over 9%. He also hadhigh blood pressure, abnormal cholesterollevels and arthritic knees.

“You have type 2 diabetes,” said …