• SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] How 5 People With Diabetes are Rocking Their A1c While Eating 5 Different Ways
    Enter diabetes diagnosis, and the dreaded “report card” we all know too well. When I threw my graduation cap up in the air at my college graduation ceremony, I thought I was forever done with testing and grades! I was looking forward to getting a job and getting a yearly review at best. The A1c […]. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c diabetes and food diabetes diet exercise gluten-free insulin ketogenic low carb diet
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Study: A1c in African-Americans May Not Be Entirely Accurate
    News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Diabetes Association diabetes diagnosis low blood sugarAccording to a new study, A1c blood tests in black persons may overrepresent their mean glucose which may lead to a diabetes misdiagnosis. Any existing racial differences in the glycation of hemoglobin are an issue due to how diabetes may be diagnosed in part by the result of an A1c test. If black persons get an […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Why Does Weightlifting Make My Glucose Levels Skyrocket?
    Since my diagnosis, I stepped up my game of self-care, especially when it came to my diet. But soon after my diagnosis, I found that Type 1 diabetes caused a conundrum to this routine – I was seeing glucose levels of 7 mmol/L (126 mg/dL) to 8 mmol/L (145 mg/dL) pre-workout and 12 mmol/L ((216 mg/dL) to 14 mmol/L (250 mg/dL) post-workout. Opinion.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes-Related Distress Leads to Higher A1C Scores
    Read more: Measuring Parental Distress of a Type 1 Diagnosis. Sometimes, studies must prove what people with Type 1 diabetes often already know from experience. That was the case of a recent study which revealed a connection between elevated A1C scores and diabetes-related distress in people with Type 1 diabetes. sponsor.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] When Your Second Child is Diagnosed with Diabetes
    General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis parenting children with diabetes“Dad, I’m peeing a lot.” ” Thus started a series of events that would end up with my youngest of three becoming our second child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). You can find many statistics about having two kids with T1D and if you get more than 3 sources that agree on a particular stat, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] One Year Anniversary of My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c beta cells diabetes burnout diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey diaversary family of person with diabetes google insulin low blood sugar pregnancy with type 1 diabetesBy Camilla Roelants When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year, it was the end of my world as I knew it. I had just turned 30, I was 10 weeks pregnant with my 4th child, and there was absolutely no history of diabetes in my family. I’m ashamed to say that until […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Knowing the Signs of Type 1 Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis diabetic ketoacidosis google insulin parenting children with diabetes symptoms WebMDBy Rachelle Stocum Parents of children with diabetes will hear this question asked a million times. And each time you tell your story the story gets shorter and shorter. You begin to leave out details. Details that may one day save another child’s life. I wrote this for a couple of reasons. The first reason […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Studying People with Type 1 Before They’re Born
    Aside from this increase in the rate of diagnosis, there are three other pieces of evidence that suggest both genetics and environment trigger Type 1 diabetes. Image: ENDIA research nurse Meredith Krieg and participant Cadence Haynes. Editor’s note: Scientists have long been trying to determine what environmental factors could increase the risk of developing Type 1 diabetes; they also have been studying how early Type 1 diabetes can be detected.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Missing Type 1 Diabetes in Children Ends Lives
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes doctors TED for diabetes type 1 diagnosisI know Betsy Ray, not well, but our paths have crossed at conferences. Lucky girl, she got to give this moving TEDx talk about diabetes. Its beginning caught even me unaware and makes a point, quite dramatically, that we need to teach providers to recognize type 1 diabetes in children. Betsy goes on to give […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Diagnosis] How Nicole Petit lives with diabetes. Part one: The diagnosis
    Over the next few weeks, Nicole Petit is going to share her story of living with diabetes, beginning with when she was first diagnosed at the age of nine. This is her first installment
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Help Needed for Woman with Rare Type 1 Complication
    2) It takes a certain personality to be able to effectively confront a later-in-life T1D diagnosis. The year prior to my Charcot diagnosis I was diagnosed with several other T1D complications, including retinopathy, gastroparesis, autonomic and peripheral neuropathy, and something called Dupuytren’s contracture, which causes the hands to eventually contract in on themselves like T-Rex claws. With each diagnosis, which all fell within a month of each other, I fell into despair.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Bolus and Barbells: A Fitness Event for People With Type 1 Diabetes
    I was less than a year into my diagnosis, I was depressed, angry and clueless about all things diabetes. Rodney Miller was one of my very first friends in the diabetic online community. Rodney gave me advice, reassurement and encouragement that diabetes wasn’t going to deter me from anything in life. He has given me […]. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes events exercise weight training
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The AHCA Threatens People with Type 1 Diabetes
    This is a small quantum of solace for me in the challenging times after his Type 1 diagnosis. Opinion. Whether you have a child with Type 1 diabetes or you have it yourself, you quickly realize that this is a very expensive condition. If you are fortunate enough to have good health insurance, the costs may be doable; if your insurance is minimal or you don’t have any health insurance, then your costs can be catastrophically high. sponsor.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Best Diabetes Blogs, CGM on the Miss USA Stage, Free SpiBelt for Recently Diagnosed Kids with T1D
    From SpiBelt: Receiving a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis can be a scary and confusing time for a family. To help with families that recently received a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis for their child; we have brought together two amazing women from the SPIbelt community to share their stories and some advice for the newly diagnosed.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Diagnosis] It's not about her.
    He didn’t deserve this diagnosis. She’s looking into her child’s eyes, scared, but she smiles wide. Her love for her child must be stronger than her fear. Her world is falling down around her but all that matters is she stay strong for him. Why him? She will take as much of the hurt and burden away as long as she can. She will work hard. She will take care of him every minute of every day. She will cry in the shower. She will cry after her husband sleeps.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes diagnosis invites dramatic life changes
    Rich Muolo had his family in mind during the Body Challenge. Here, he's pictured with wife, Stacee, and daughters Maya, Natalia and Giada
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Miss USA Contestant Bares her Dexcom CGM
    Ferguson received a surprise diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes in 2015 when she went to the hospital for a different health issue; afterwards, she realized she had been suffering from symptoms for years, but didn’t know enough about the condition to seek treatment, according to a report in Glamour. “It’s As far as we know, Ferguson is the first Miss USA contestant to be open about a diabetes diagnosis, but she joins a small group of Miss America contestants with Type 1 diabetes.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Unexpected
    After a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis. It is quite unexpected that after a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis, patients and caregivers find they have to make multiple life or death decisions every single day. Every diagnosis was unexpected. I was told with every diagnosis a cure would be found in 5 years. It is unexpected to find that blood sugars numbers are rarely in the place Doctors tell you they should be.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] A Boy’s Diabetes Diagnosis on Christmas Eve
    Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosisSix-year-old Andrew was diagnosed on Christmas Eve, his twin sister Zoey has the genetic markers for type 1 diabetes as well. This is a great conversation with their mom, Kari.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Would I Have Changed My Actions if I Could Have Magically Avoided Type 1?
    After a Type 1 diagnosis, did you ever look back and say, “What if?” Having now traveled halfway around the world and been through a life-changing diagnosis together, this immediately strikes me as odd. I would never trade in this trip for anything, even with my diagnosis.”. While we still don’t understand what triggers Type 1 diabetes, the process of accelerated beta cell destruction often seems to come after a cold or infection.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Would You Avoid Type 1 Diabetes if You Could?
    After a Type 1 diagnosis, did you ever look back and say, “What if?” Having now traveled halfway around the world and been through a life-changing diagnosis together, this immediately strikes me as odd. I would never trade in this trip for anything, even with my diagnosis.”. While we still don’t understand what triggers Type 1 diabetes, the process of beta cell destruction often seems to come after a cold or infection.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dealing with and reversing a pre-diabetes diagnosis
    Diabetes is a health care nightmare in the United States. Eighty-six million Americans have pre-diabetes, and only 10 percent of them are aware of their condition
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 'Smart contact lens sensor' for diabetic and glaucoma diagnosis
    A research team has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a contact lens with built-in wireless smart sensors
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Mongrel mobster 'Fats' gains control of his health after shocking diabetes diagnosis
    Former Mongrel Mob member Anaru 'Fats' Moke is a living, breathing example of how, with enough effort, you can turn you life around - in more ways than one. A year ago, the now 44-year-old former mobster from Lower Hutt was at a crossroads with his type-2 diabetes, which had become so bad he was at risk of going blind and losing his legs
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] DKA in Jail – Three Stories
    If the rate of Type 1 diabetes diagnosis is the same for the incarcerated population as it is for the general population, then by a back-of-the-envelope estimate there could be 92,000 people with Type 1 diabetes who are incarcerated in the U.S. Recently, we reposted the story of Demarcus Alexander, who was denied insulin while in custody in a case of mistaken identity.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Trust the Patient, US Soccer Jordan Morris, Before It’s Too Late PSA
    “Through a collaboration between Tyler Type One and Grace & Salt , this PSA aims to save lives through awareness of Type 1 Diabetes and the WARNING SIGNS leading up to diagnosis. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Trust the Patient. As a parent of a child with a chronic medical condition, I identified with so much of this. Trust the patient (or parent) because they are expert in what is needed and it’s not always by the book.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] No Longer Hiding Her Type 1 Diabetes
    In fact, she nearly died with her initial diagnosis. sponsor. A college student with Type 1 diabetes decided to use a final project to come out about her condition. In a documentary uploaded to YouTube, Raeanna Harward describes how she wouldn’t tell even her closest friends that she had Type 1. Instead, she would hide it by taking insulin before guests arrived for dinner and check her blood sugar levels in the bathroom. “I
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Fewer exams and better eye health? Aye-aye, finds type 1 diabetes study
    Adjusting the frequency of eye screenings for people with type 1 diabetes based on their risk of severe eye problems would result in fewer eye exams at lower cost and quicker diagnosis and treatment of advanced retinopathy, which can otherwise lead to vision loss.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Wearable sweat sensor could help diagnose disease
    An ultra-sensitive, wearable sweat sensor may improve diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other conditions, researchers have said PIC: Researchers have designed a wearable device that contains flexible sensors and microprocessors that stick to the skin and stimulate sweat glands.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Huntsville man takes charge of his health after diabetes diagnosis
    Woolsey Finnell is about the coolest guy I've run into in a long time. He is a mainstay at Bob Wallace Appliance
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Our Son’s Highs and Lows Were Treated as Behavioral Problems
    Between her experience with diabetes and his teacher’s desire to learn how to care for a student with Type 1, the return to school after diagnosis went as smoothly as one could hope. Our son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of four after the nurse at his preschool recognized his symptoms and advised to have him tested.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Type 1 Diabetes News Consumer’s Handbook
    People with Type 1 diabetes could be forgiven for giving a collective eyeroll at this sudden realization; members of the diabetes community have been sifting through medical misinformation ever since their first Google search after a Type 1 diagnosis. In 2016, people in the United States collectively admitted that they were drowning in misinformation, whether it be from meddling foreign governments, clickbait entrepreneurs, or news stations with ideological slants. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Should My Child with Type 1 Take a Standardized Test?
    It had only been a year since my son’s diagnosis, and he was still honeymooning when we began to consider whether he should take the exam. Karen Iovino contacted us about school standardized tests and children with Type 1 diabetes. She wanted to learn what other parents of children with Type 1 did when it came to such tests.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Ascending Yosemite’s Half Dome While Balancing My Glucose Levels
    I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of five, and I’ve had few complications in the 51 years after my diagnosis. I’ve enjoyed an active life as a mom, a business executive, a volunteer, and an avid hiker. In Spring of 2016, I’d been invited to hike the infamous Half Dome Cables of Yosemite, a 16-mile high-elevation hike that involves a series of cable climbs to reach the summit. sponsor.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Adventure, DKA, Hospital Gowns
    No one should ever die because of a missed diagnosis. I still have the fish pajamas that Q wore in the hospital at diagnosis…I just can’t seem to part with them. Summary: This “3 little diabetes things” post includes a book about finding adventure, a DKA awareness campaign, and really cool custom made hospital gowns for teens. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Adventure On.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Many Children in DKA Experience Acute Kidney Injury
    Stopping short of asking doctors to screen for the condition, the researchers did call for improved diagnosis and management of the condition for children with Type 1 diabetes. Kidney disease is often viewed as a potential long-term complication for Type 1 diabetes. A new study suggests, however, that even a single bout of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) may injure the kidneys of children. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Diagnosis] “It is not your place to criticize…”
    I can testify after two years of my Type 1 diagnosis that I have successfully lowered my A1C level from 11.2 Insulin Nation readers write many thoughtful responses to our stories. Below we share three letters we’ve received in the last few months. People either loved or hated our article “ Five Things People with Type 1 Should Stop Doing Already.” In the article, I suggested people with Type 1 should stop saying that they won’t let diabetes stop them.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Trying to Make it to the Show with Type 1 Diabetes
    Mark’s diagnosis came right after that. Savannah has been with Mark since his diagnosis and has helped him with it from the beginning; she is the one tasked with making Mark test in the middle of the night if she suspects a low. This spring training, pitcher Mark Blackmar does not have the same luxury of having a bad outing as Washington Nationals’ star pitchers Max Scherzer or Stephen Strasburg.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] High costsThe heavy toll of diabetesPrescriptions are expensive and.
    A diabetes diagnosis can hit the hip pocket hard, forcing people to find on average an extra $4025 annually for people with type 2 diabetes without complications, rising to $9645 in people with both micro and macro-vascular complications While cutting corners on care might seem a solution to immediate cash-flow problems, experts warn the long-term health impact is not worth it.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] ADA recommends metformin as the preferred drug treatment for type 2 diabetes
    Metformin monotherapy should be initiated at the time of diagnosis for most patients unless there are contraindications The American Diabetes Association recommends metformin as the first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] “They Wouldn’t Refill My Daughter’s Insulin Prescription.”
    Some time after my daughter’s diagnosis, the doctor stopped prescribing insulin refills. After I lodged the complaint, the practice responded, saying the doctor didn’t prescribe the insulin because the hospital discharge letter with my daughter’s diagnosis had disappeared from their electronic records. sponsor. Recently, we featured the story of an Australian woman with Type 1 diabetes who was denied a refill of insulin by a doctor.
  • THE DIABETIC'S CORNER BOOTH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Drinking My Diaversary Juice
    And for those who've been following along over the years, you may recall that I self-designated March 10 the date a number of years ago, because I really don't know the exact date other than it was Spring 1984 when my diagnosis came along. Another year with type 1 has come and gone. For those keeping count, I'm now at 33 years with T1D.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Why People with Type 1 Should Take Care of Their Teeth
    Q: After my Type 1 diagnosis, my doctor asks me regularly about my dental visits. Integrated Diabetes Services (IDS) provides detailed advice and coaching on diabetes management from certified diabetes educators and dieticians. Insulin Nation hosts a regular Q&A column from IDS that answers questions submitted from the Type 1 diabetes community. Is there a connection I’m missing here? Many are surprised to learn that diabetes comes with heightened risk of periodontal disease.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] EastEnders: diabetes shock for Ian Beale
    Following weeks of speculation about Ian's many toilet trips and impromptu naps, fans finally learned what was going on with the soap's longest-standing character - not that he initially seemed too bothered by the diagnosis EastEnders has revealed what is wrong with the health of Ian Beale: he's at high risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Gut Feeling: the Microbiome and the Immune System
    And what we saw was that there was this big shift in the microbiome that happened about a year prior to clinical diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.”. These important differences could account for the disparity in diabetes diagnosis and could again be explained by the hygiene hypothesis. Aleksandar D. Kostic, Ph.D., The onset of type 1 diabetes is mysterious, but one thing is for sure: some environmental factor triggers the immune system attack on beta cells.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] More
    Nacogdoches native Levi Stovall has learned firsthand the risk, and lifestyle changes that come with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Although type 1 only accounts for 5 percent of the total diabetes diagnoses in the United States, if untreated it can be life- threatening
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Diagnosis] News 35 mins ago 5:34 p.m.Norton Children's receives donation to fight diabetes
    Today the family, along with their daughter and other young children, were on hand to make the $600,000 donation, which will help support initiatives that will help other families cope with a diabetes diagnosis The Price family leaned on Norton Children's Hospital last year as their 4-year-old daughter Norah was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Diagnosis] All I Needed to Know About T1D I Learned From My Mom and Brother
    My diagnosis of type 1 diabetes came late in life at age 25. Tears were shed as the gravity of the diagnosis sunk in, but the diagnosis itself was not a surprise. When my mom returned from the hospital after her diagnosis, I remember standing in our tiny, sunlit kitchen, asking if we could still drink from the same glass. I was more scared for him than for what his diagnosis might have meant for me.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased health complications
    A significantly higher burden of diabetes-related complications in adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes compared to type 1 diabetes, with greater health complications in minority youth, outlines a new report
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers
    Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases - as well as some risk factors for heart disease - more often than their peers with type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis. The results are the latest findings of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, published Feb. 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers
    Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases - as well as some risk factors for heart disease - more often than their peers with type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis. The results are the latest findings of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, published Feb. 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Healthy Heart by Numbers: Medical Tests You Need as You Age 59 minutes ago
    Here's a bit of information that may make your heart skip a beat: when an American adult walks into a doctor's office for a medical check-up, his primary diagnosis will most likely be cardiovascular disease. As the country's number one killer, there are a good 27.6 million people out there with a heart condition
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Visiting Team Novo Nordisk
    Imagine receiving that crushing news along with the diagnosis? Heroes for people with diabetes Just before the holidays, I attended Team Novo Nordisk’s (TNN) media day at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, GA. Disclosure: Team Novo Nordisk paid for my travel, lodging, and some meals ). I got a close look at the scale of Team Novo Nordisk’s vision, mission, and even got to ride alongside some of the athletes (I had to ride in a car to keep up).
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Son's Diagnosis Fuels Multifaceted Approach to Treating Diabetes
    Kashif Latif dedicated his life to the research and treatment of diabetes after his son, who is now 20 years old, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when he was just 11 months old. Dr. Kashif Latif has expanded treatment of diabetes beyond the walls of AM Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, establishing a 5K run for juvenile diabetes, providing education on a radio program and more
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Type 1 Diabetes Risk May Come Down to Gut Bacteria Counts
    With this theory in mind, Dr. Kostic and others have observed that gut bacteria becomes less diverse in people with Type 1 a year before diagnosis. The guts of people with Type 1 become dominated by several bacteria shortly before diagnosis, including some that can cause inflammation of the gut. Diabetes researchers have long noticed that labs have different rates of success breeding mice to have the equivalent of Type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Factors associated with early insulin initiation in Type 2 diabetes: a Canadian cross-sectional study
    Aim To examine the patient characteristics associated with early initiation of insulin after a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Diagnosis] “…End of the Month, I Start Skipping Meals.”
    Here is a sampling: I could barely scrape up enough money for my bare minimum insulin needs for the first five years after diagnosis because I didn’t have insurance. Recently, we asked readers to share what they have had to do to be able to afford to stay alive with Type 1 diabetes. We received many replies that were difficult to read.
  • BRIDGE WRITES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Early Detection of Type 1 Diabetes
    But if you've been following my blog you are familiar with her diagnosis story over her brothers. It’s been a wild ride since Maggie’s diagnosis, just shy of two years ago. It's interesting to see how Type 1 develops, having never had any experience with it before Clifford's diagnosis. But let’s talk about the second diagnosis in my family for a second and how we took the news. That title may SHOCK some of you.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diagnosis: Diabetes
    Lynn Montague gives her daughter Malia an insulin injection Thursday night at their NW Rochester. Malia is 4 years old and was diagnosed with Type I diabetes four months ago
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Ketoacidosis Claimed Our Son During His First Year of College
    After Nicholas’s initial diagnosis, we were sent home with all the literature and paraphernalia, including ketone test strips. After Nicholas’ diagnosis, there was an initial blitz of education, but afterwards we focused on maintaining control, avoiding perilous “lows”, and normalizing his lifestyle as best we could. Our son was found dead in his bed by his college roommates. He had come back from classes early on a Monday complaining of nausea and weakness.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] In Memoriam – Mary Tyler Moore
    At the prime of her career, she went public about her diagnosis and was outspoken about life with diabetes. If you had any chance of a long life with Type 1 diabetes, you were supposed to be a “good patient” right at time of diagnosis. We have just learned that Mary Tyler Moore has passed away at the age of 80. Moore was the first public face of Type 1 diabetes, and she served with distinction as the longstanding international chairwoman of JDRF. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] We’ve Tried Everything for My Daughter’s Insulin Allergy
    After being in the hospital for three days after that diagnosis, we were cleared for Emmy to go home. The diagnosis is one of “everything else is removed, so therefore it must be…” If we could test, then we could possibly petition for insulin without these ingredients. My daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of four, right when her blood sugar began to rise.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] When the School Nurse Won’t Help with Your Child’s Pump
    At another board session earlier that month, Blue testified that during the school year following Verhagen’s Type 1 diagnosis, the school nurse repeatedly exceeded the insulin dosages specified in his care plan. A mother of a child with Type 1 diabetes alleges in two complaints to the U.S. Department of Education that the school system in Prince William County, Virginia, has failed in her son’s diabetes care. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes and Breast Cancer Subtypes.
    Women with diabetes have a worse survival after breast cancer diagnosis compared to women without diabetes. This may be due to a different etiological profile, leading to the development of more aggressive breast cancer subtypes
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Pre-Diabetes Class
    This is a one-time, 2 hour class designed for those that may have some of the symptoms of diabetes, but do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis of diabetes. No physician's order is required
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Edmonton dancer doesn't let diabetes diagnosis slow her down
    When Edmonton's Ukrainian Nutcracker, Clara's Dream , takes to the stage at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, there will be a local dancer who has one big obstacle to face every time she performs. Petriw was in Grade 10 when she was told she had diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Rotary Club's generous boost for people with diabetes
    Graham Jackson, who was President of the Rotary Club of Rochford for 2015-2016, chose to help a Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating course as his wife benefitted from it after her diagnosis Graham with the Diabetes Service Team is attached, featuring, left to right, Kim Parsons, Team Leader, Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Emma Day and Avalene Burke and Diabetes Specialist Dietician, Marita Neville.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2016
    [Diagnosis] US Market Overview for Diabetes Monitoring, Treatment and Drug Delivery 2017; New Report Launched
    Diabetes mellitus is a multifaceted disease that yields various approaches in terms of diagnosis, treatment and drug delivery. Products for maintenance and treatment of diabetes can be of high volume and low cost or of relatively low volume and high cost
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016
    [Diagnosis] {3 Little Diabetes Things} 12.26.2016
    In a recent interview , Thicke described how the first months after Brennan’s diagnosis were especially stressful and scary: “After hours of cajoling and chasing him around the house I had to pin him to the floor to give him his [insulin] shot. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Alan Thicke Dies. Did you know that Alan Thicke was a d-dad and raised awareness about type 1 diabetes?
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes And Heart Disease
    A diagnosis of diabetes brings with it many changes in how people with the disease live their lives
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Association between metabolic syndrome and liver histology among NAFLD patients without diabetes.
    The aim of this observational study was to examine the relationship of MetS and a diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in patients without diabetes in the NASH Clinical Research Network Metabolic syndrome and obesity are associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016
    [Diagnosis] American Diabetes Association Releases 2017 Standards of Care in Diabetes
    Produced annually by the ADA, the guidelines focus on screening, diagnosis, and treatment to provide better health outcomes for children, adults, and older people with type-1, type-2, or gestational diabetes, and to improve the prevention and delay of type-2 diabetes
  • YOUR DIABETES MAY VARY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [Diagnosis] I had prostate cancer. It’s been a blessing.
    From the first concerns to the diagnosis, and surgery, I had a lot of fun riding hundreds of miles on my bike. I've been out of circulation. Turns out I’m fortunate; I had prostate cancer. It’s been a blessing. Fortunate first because, I’m using the past tense - HAD. OK, it is still early, but all the information so far points to success. Score. I’m saying had. They had me in better condition than I have been in for a decade or more. Being in better shape helped.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Making Early, Consistent Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support the Norm, Not the Exception
    The 2015 joint statement of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics called for diabetes self-management education and support at 4 distinct points: at diagnosis, at annual assessments, when complications arise, and at transitions
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes Prevention Program info night set for Dec. 21
    Prediabetes is a condition in which a person's blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. To address this issue, the Old Colony YMCA offers the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, which helps adults lose weight through healthier eating and increased physical activity, which can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Benefits of Celebrating a “Dia-versary”
    Today, more and more people with diabetes are celebrating their “dia-versary”, or the anniversary of their diabetes diagnosis. Commemorating a diagnosis date is a way to remember how far they have come.” People might want to try or do something that they didn’t think was possible or manageable after their diagnosis,” Kelly recommends.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Sailor's curse returns
    SURPRISE DIAGNOSIS: Professor Jenny Gunton with Penelope Jackson, the first patient diagnosed with scurvy in a surprising return of the disease. Picture: WSLHD It's the archaic sickness that struck down 18th century sailors, but dreaded scurvy has resurfaced in modern day Sydney
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2016
    [Diagnosis] One man's life-changing diagnosis
    PETALING JAYA: He was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes four years ago after his sister, who is a doctor, told him he "smelled sweet". Radio producer and presenter Umapagan Ampikaipakan said he was advised to take the HBA1C blood test, which is done on people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes meA llitus, to check their average blood sugar levels
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Study supports lower cut-off point for defining prediabetes
    Prediabetes is a "pre-diagnosis" of diabetes-when a person's blood glucose level is higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes The health risks and mortality associated with prediabetes seem to increase at the lower cut-off point for blood sugar levels recommended by some guidelines, finds a large study published in The BMJ today.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2016
    [Diagnosis] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar)
    Your child may have had these symptoms at diagnosis. For Q both at diagnosis and to this day, emotional swings are a symptom. Recently I shared a section of the book about hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Today I am sharing a bit about high blood sugar. For us, Q has had quite a few growth spurts this past year that have caused some unmanageable high blood sugars, particularly overnight when no amount of insulin seems to bring her back into range. Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar).
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Wincham man Runs in the Dark for cause close to his heart
    The 34-year-old, who lost more than ten stone and reversed his diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes through a drastic lifestyle change and running, first took part in the event in 2015 EXERCISE fanatic Andrew Clayton took part in a major run in Manchester to support a charity close to his heart.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016
    [Diagnosis] How my son's diabetes diagnosis led to a family-friendly cookbook
    WHEN food writer Vickie De Beer's son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, they tackled it as a family - which meant transforming mealtimes. She tells Keeley Bolger about the personal discoveries that inspired her new cookbook Vickie De Beer knew something was wrong when her normally energetic eight-year-old son Lucca began to struggle to wake in the mornings, and came back from an annual camping trip with his dad Joe and two brothers looking unusually exhausted
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016
    [Diagnosis] A1c Test Identifies Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnant Women
    For many moms-to-be with type 2 diabetes, failure to get a proper diagnosis on time results in unhealthy pregnancies and unhealthy babies. The good news is that a study published by the American Diabetes Association ( Diabetes Care , 2014) demonstrates that a simple blood test known as the hemoglobin A1c (sugar-bound hemoglobin, or HbA1c) can uncover hidden type 2 diabetes in expecting mothers.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Type 1 diabetes diagnosis alters life's journey
    Langford resident Jessica Koch was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 21, about 14 years ago. At the time she had been focusing on a new diet and exercise regime
  • COUNTRY GIRL DIABETIC  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Life Goes On
    Despite my celiac diagnosis, my life has to go on. So far, since I have gone gluten-free, I've only eaten out one time. Luckily, this restaurant had a gluten-free menu, so I didn't have to worry much about what I was going to eat. Even finding things to eat in my house is sometimes difficult. I've already had a couple of nights where I have walked in my house and thought, "What the heck am I. advocacy celiac diabetes food gluten self advocating
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes is a lifelong disease so regular follow-ups are very important.
    There are still millions who are left undiagnosed, an alarming data that tells that they will end up in complications at future diagnosis As per the International Diabetic Federation statistics, currently there are around 415 million adults and over half a million children having diabetes.
  • D-MOM  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016
    [Diagnosis] {Diabetes Awareness Month} Thought 12
    “In many parts of the world, a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in a child is a death sentence. Access to insulin and testing supplies is limited in some developing nations.” ” Every day during Diabetes Awareness Month , I will share a fact, tip, or thought on Twitter, Facebook , Pinterest , and Instagram. Please remember that I never give medical advice. Ask your endocrinologist or pediatrician for advice about your own child.
  • COUNTRY GIRL DIABETIC  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Today My World Changes
    Today was the day I finally had my biopsy via upper endoscopy, to medically confirm a diagnosis of celiac disease. In spite of the title, this post is not about the election. Those thoughts, I will not post on my blog. I found out around two months ago, after bloodwork, that I most likely had celiac disease. Since that time, I've been learning as much as I can about celiac and what life will be. celiac diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Norton man celebrates losing type 2 diabetes after intense weight loss programme
    Tim Myatt, of Norton, was able to reverse his type 2 diabetes diagnosis after losing more than three-and-a-half-stone AFTER being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes eight years ago, one Norton man thought it was be a condition he would have for life. Since his diagnosis, 57-year-old Tim Myatt, has seen his weight continually increase until he hit 120kg last year
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Mandy Marquardt – An Elite Cyclist with Type 1 Diabetes
    In the years following her diagnosis, Mandy joined the ranks of the world’s most elite track sprint cyclists. I didn’t want my diagnosis to stop me from pursuing my dreams,” she said. Nine months after she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, cyclist Mandy Marquardt took the podium as a winner in the 500-meter trials at the German Cycling Junior National Track Championship.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Mandy Marquardt – An Elite Cyclist with Type 1 Diabetes
    In the years following her diagnosis, Mandy joined the ranks of the world’s most elite track sprint cyclists. I didn’t want my diagnosis to stop me from pursuing my dreams,” she said. Nine months after she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, cyclist Mandy Marquardt took the podium as a winner in the 500-meter trials at the German Cycling Junior National Track Championship.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Researchers Find a New Way to Detect Kidney Damage in Kids with Type 1
    A diagnosis of nephropathy is rare in children with diabetes; one recent study put the rate of children with diabetes who are diagnosed with the condition at 3.44 By many estimates, some 20 percent to 40 percent of people with diabetes will experience kidney damage (nephropathy) because of diabetes. Normally, nephropathy is detected through urine tests that reveal abnormal amounts of albumin, a protein made in the liver. There may be a better way, however.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Diagnosis] I wanted you to know 6 years ago, and today too.
    I want you to know after the third diagnosis I went through a deep depression for 8 months. Today is the sixth anniversary of the words I posted below. Today I want you to know that Diabetes isn’t the same in teenagers as it is in children. It isn’t the same in babies as adults. There are seasons to this disease, and where you are now is just that: a season. The worry will change and it will evolve. I want you to know that hard times don’t last forever.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Op-ed: Rising insulin costs are unsustainable for Utah families
    The first is obvious - coming to terms with their diagnosis - a lifelong, often debilitating disease that affects about in one in every 100 children in our state When children are admitted to the hospital with newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes, there are two major shocks they must endure.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Scientists develop mechanically stable, disposable sensor for monitoring heart attacks
    But there are no similar consumer devices for cardiovascular disease, specifically for the quick and easy diagnosis of a heart attack Blood-glucose monitoring devices have revolutionized the management of diabetes by making it easy for ordinary individuals to test their glucose levels at home.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Misdiagnosing MODY Diabetes Can Accelerate Beta Cell Destruction
    Unlike Type 1 diabetes, the condition does not always require insulin therapy and does not usually initially require insulin therapy upon diagnosis. While most patients with MODY transition from oral medications to insulin injections within 10 years of diagnosis, the new research suggests that beginning with oral medications can “rev up” the beta cells, which can accelerate that timeline.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Cashier with Diabetes Illegally Fired for Treating a Low
    She had been working for the chain since August 2009, four to five months after her Type 2 diagnosis, and she’d made her supervisors aware of her condition upon hiring. Dollar General Store ended up paying over $275,000 because it wouldn’t allow an employee with diabetes to treat a bout of hypoglycemia with orange juice. An Americans With Disabilities Act complaint was lodged in 2012 by Linda Atkins, who had been fired by the retail chain.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?
    The online screening tool aims to identify people at high risk of above-normal blood sugar levels, but not high enough to trigger a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes A simple, seven-question test for prediabetes may be needlessly sending millions of healthy Americans to their physicians for follow-up blood sugar testing, a new analysis suggests.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2016
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes Class Offering 'Life Changing' Information
    DENVER One in three Coloradans have pre-diabetes, that means their blood sugar levels are high, but not high enough to be a diabetes diagnosis. Since 2013, the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver had been offering Diabetes Prevention Program classes that are helping people battle their diagnosis of pre-diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Diagnosis] How to prevent heart failure in type 2 diabetes
    In a large registry study published in The Journal of American College of Cardiology, researchers from Karolinska Institutet show that patients with type2 diabetes who had undergone coronary artery surgery prior to their heart failure diagnosis have better chances of survival in the long term Heart failure in people with coronary artery disease and simultaneous type 2 diabetes can be prevented with effective treatment.
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