Category Archives: Genetics

AskNadia: The Cost of Generic and Biosimilar Insulin

Dear Nadia, The cost of insulin is making it difficult for me to manage my type 2 diabetes. Is there a generic or biosimilar insulin that is cheaper than my Lantus? Anne, Dear Anne, As a former owner of a diabetes store, I use to sell insulin for $20.00 a vial before the designer insulin … Continue reading AskNadia: The Cost of Generic and Biosimilar Insulin

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Believing Genetics Affects Weight

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Oct-6_-2015_-7_39_51-PM-2.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study suggests that when a family history of obesity is present, people may believe that their genes doom them  to become obese. For this reason, many people seem to … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Believing Genetics Affects Weight

Diabetes Health in the News: Genetic Testing Babies with Diabetes Can Help

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-3_52_26-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers have found that the genetic testing of babies diagnosed with diabetes can be beneficial for treatment. Genetic testing could provide doctors with important information on how to … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Genetic Testing Babies with Diabetes Can Help

Please Don’t Imply That I Caused My Diabetes.

When it comes to diabetes, people often blame the patient instead of the disease. I cannot think of another chronic illness for which this is the case. Much of the public seems to believe that we bring diabetes on ourselves. When people with diabetes are diagnosed with complications, uninformed observers often insist that it happened … Continue reading Please Don’t Imply That I Caused My Diabetes.