Category Archives: Hypoglycemia

Diabetes Health Type 1: Dogs That Sense Low Blood Sugar

Forensic scientist Mark Ruefenacht, who has type 1 diabetes, tells Diabetes Health publisher Nadia Al-Samarrie how he realized that dogs can be a major defense against life-threatening episodes of hypoglycemia. That insight led him to found Dogs for Diabetics (“D4D”),

Five Big Diabetes Fears and What to Do About Them

It’s human to be afraid. As cave people, we scurried for safety at the slightest provocation- scared of wolves, and tigers, and thunderstorms. Even today, we jump when someone comes up behind us unexpectedly.

A certain level of fear is …

AskNadia: Accidentally Injected 50 Units of NovoLog Insulin Instead of Lantus

Dear Nadia:

I was going to watch a little TV before going to sleep I was wanting to wait up on my husband to get home from work. I grabbed my Lantus and took it in to the bedroom so …

AskNadia: Which Diabetes Tests Should I Order

Dear Nadia,

I am pre-diabetic, or  I was. My A1c has been in the normal range for about a year now. However, for the last two months, I have been suffering from hypoglycemia. The first few times my numbers were