Category Archives: Diabetes Health Magazine

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Mixed Martial Arts Reveals Hidden Strengths

Rob Cooper isn’t one to shy away from a challenge.

After the Illinois native’s diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at 14, the teen who never really thought of himself as an athlete began mixed martial arts training, a rigorous physical …

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: 911, What’s Your Emergency?

Recently I was working at the store I manage when a volunteer came into the backroom where my assistant and I were working. She informed us that something was wrong with her fellow cashier. I didn’t know what to expect, …

AskNadia: Five New Year’s Tips

This article is for all the people who have reached out to me about the holidays’ and the challenges they face during a festive season.

My Reminder to You

It’s tough enough to make it through the holidays without gaining

Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Five Simple Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Diabetes can seem complicated and overwhelming, full of charts and devices and concerned-looking medical professionals. There’s talk of hormones and endocrine systems, of obscure organizations and dietary plans.

It all comes down to this: What it’s really about-the one, single

Type 2 Diabetes: How to Manage The Dawn Phenomenon

Dawn phenomenon is the situation where the liver removes insulin from the blood in the morning hours, which causes morning blood sugars to go up, even if breakfast is skipped.

Non-diabetics make insulin in little squirts about a minute apart.

AskNadia: Why Medicare Covers Some Insulin Pumps

I was thinking about getting an insulin pump, but I am worried that Medicare will not cover it. Why does Medicare cover insulin pumps for some people and not for others?

Barbara

Florida

Dear Barbara,

Insulin pumps are covered under …