• SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Insulin] Listen: Dr. Denise Faustman Discusses Her Research
    Treatments Type 1 Diabetes clinical research cure for diabetes cure research denise faustman insulin podcast vaccinesIn this podcast episode, Dr. Denise Faustman discusses her research with the BCG vaccine. While reports usually state that she is using a vaccine used for TB prevention, she shares details on how it might actually work for people with diabetes. Faustman explains in simple terms during this discussion about the autoimmune problem (too many […].
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Insulin] New Study Shows People with Type 2 Diabetes Benefit from Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    announced today the publication of a new study that shows people with Type 2 diabetes on a multiple daily injection insulin therapy benefit from the use of continuous glucose monitoring. DexCom, Inc. Participants in the study achieved significant A1C reduction and spent more time in range, regardless of age, education or math ability
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Is the Newest Diabetes Treatment Always the Best?
    After all, his talk on the subject, part of a panel discussion on rising insulin prices, took place during the 77th ADA Scientific Sessions, a conference where pharmaceutical company representatives showed off the latest diabetes technology and advocates listened eagerly to trial data to see what new treatments may come next. As an example, he asked for a show of hands of who in the room knew how to use NPH insulin for what he called “a poor man’s basal” insulin; no one raised their hand.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Q&A With Ginger Vieira: Pregnancy and Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c blood glucose/sugar management book childbirth exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) pregnancy with type 1 diabetesBy Another Perspective We recently had the opportunity to sit down with esteemed DiabetesSisters’ faculty member, Ginger Vieira, to chat about her recent pregnancy while living with diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Asia Pacific Diabetes Pen Market Will Enroll the CAGR of over 7% by 2023
    Increase in blood sugar level is due less or no insulin secretion by body Market Research Future adds new report of "Asia Pacific Diabetes Pen Market Forecast to 2023" it contains Company information, geographical data and Table of Content Market Scenario: Diabetes is the metabolic disease where there is increase in blood sugar level.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Author Advances Damaging Myth About Diabetes
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes beta cells Bigfoot Biomedical cure for diabetes insulin insulin pumps JDRF Lilly low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic myths type 1 diabetes studyThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By James S.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017
    [Insulin] Comparative effectiveness and costs of insulin pump therapy for diabetes.
    Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion , or "insulin pump" therapy, is an alternative to multiple daily insulin injections for management of 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  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
    [Insulin] The Top 5 Photos of Insulin Nation’s Photo Contest
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. At the start of August, we announced a contest for photos of what life with Type 1 diabetes looks like to you, and we got many great photo submissions in response – thank you all! We’d like to congratulate Jeanette Murphy for receiving 1st place in our contest.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
    [Insulin] My Insulin Pump Failed…Choosing Gratitude over Grief
    Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes Afrezza device failure Dexcom inhaled insulin insulin insulin pump break insulin pumps Lantus MannKind multiple daily injections (MDI) NovoLog Omnipod Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM I had an unexpected challenge pop up last night that I wanted to share since I am generally always posting about positive, happy things as that is my default mode in life, but that doesn’t mean scary stuff doesn’t happen!
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
    [Insulin] NovoRapid Batches Retested After Customer Complaints in Aus., NZ
    There have been two media reports of clusters of complaints about NovoRapid, the fast-acting insulin produced by Novo Nordisk, in Australia and New Zealand. While the evidence gathered from these complaints has not been enough for the company or health officials in the two countries to issue a recall of the product, it has motivated Novo Nordisk to retest some of the insulin in question. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
    [Insulin] Pumping Pitfalls: Avoiding and Dealing With Pump-Related Problems
    By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE For anyone who uses an insulin pump, there are bound to be occasional problems. Being mechanical devices, insulin pumps are subject to mishaps that can […]. Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Abbott American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) device failure diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) insulin insulin pumps ketone meter ketones tips
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Insulin] A (Belated) Tribute to David Mendosa
    David was also a fan of low-carb solutions, which he felt made his life with diabetes (and many others) vastly easier, as he was fond of acknowledging that big insulin dosages can also lead to really big screw-ups, not to mention unwanted weight gain. I still have some trouble coming to grips with the fact that on May 8, 2017, the Diabetes Community (D-OC) lost one of the Diabetes Online Community's true pioneers and I'd say founders: David Mendosa ( [link] -- for the time being, anyway).
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Insulin] Grow Insulin-Producing Cells Right Under Your Skin
    Researchers have found a novel place to load your body with the cells needed to produce lifesaving insulin for blood-sugar regulation in Type 1 diabetics - right under your skin. In people with Type 1 diabetes, insulin-making cells, located in the pancreas, are damaged and left dysfunctional
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] Crystal Bowersox Goes to Camp
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes American Idol celebrities with diabetes Crystal Bowersox diabetes camp exercise insulin insulin pumps interviews Lilly Lilly DiabetesYou might know singer-songwriter-musician Crystal Bowersox from her appearance on American Idol. She’s currently a recording artist living in Nashville. But you might not know that she has had type 1 diabetes for nearly 25 years. She has teamed up with Lilly Diabetes this summer as an ambassador.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] Type 1 Organ Donors Show High Rates of Suicide, Drug Use
    Eight of the 100 individuals committed suicide, including an 11-year-old girl who intentionally overdosed on insulin. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Commentary. I worry we too easily focus on the success stories of people with Type 1 diabetes, while not allowing enough space to discuss instances when people struggle with the condition.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes
    In theory, transplanting insulin-producing cells into the body should work as a treatment for type 1 diabetes. However, in practice, researchers face many challenges, especially in finding a non-hostile environment for the cells
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] High-intensity interval training helps combat high insulin resistance-a warning sign for diabetes
    A new study published in Frontiers in Physiology suggests that High-Intensity Interval Training is an efficient, effective way of cutting people's risk of developing type-2 diabetes, regardless of their levels of insulin resistance. Higher insulin resistance means the body starts failing to respond to insulin, a hormone which helps our bodies process glucose in muscles , and liver mainly: this failure causes diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] HIIT helps combat high insulin resistance -- a warning sign for diabetes
    Most women at risk for type 2 diabetes show improved heart and metabolic health metrics after a course of high-intensity interval training, with the greatest improvements in women at higher risk A new study published in Frontiers in Physiology suggests that High-Intensity Interval Training is an efficient, effective way of cutting people's risk of developing type-2 diabetes, regardless of their levels of insulin resistance.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] HIIT helps combat high insulin resistance -- a warning sign for diabetes
    To investigate this variability, a sample of women were divided by their levels of insulin resistance (lower/ higher), a warning sign for diabetes, all underwent high-intensity interval training. Women with higher insulin resistance more often saw improvements in the measures of glucose and insulin in their blood Patients at risk for type 2 diabetes are often asked to exercise, but exercise doesn't help each patient equally.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] Glytec Announces Fourth FDA 510(k) Clearance for Its Market-Leading.
    The company's eGlycemic Management System A featuring Glucommandera has the broadest indications for use of any decision support solution for insulin titration. Glytec's comprehensive, cloud-hosted eGlycemic Management SystemA is the only solution that supports best practices in insulin management across all settings and transitions of care
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Insulin] 5 Ways to Help Achieve Optimal Blood Glucose Control During Pregnancy With Diabetes
    Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) books about diabetes Dexcom diabetes self-management exercise food choices insulin insulin pumps pregnancy with type 1 diabetesPregnancy is regarded as a joyful time, full of anticipation and excitement, but can also be daunting and stressful, particularly for women with preexisting diabetes.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Joslin Moments: Dr. Joslin Addresses the Inaugural Meeting of The American Diabetes Association
    Dr. Banting was the principal investigator who two decades previously discovered insulin. ” In the speech he tracked his pioneering career before the advent of insulin, followed by an account of the great progress that had been made since its availability. Elliott P. Joslin in 1948. On June 1, 1941 Dr. Elliott P. Joslin was awarded the first Frederick Banting medal, at the inaugural meeting of the American Diabetes Association [ADA].
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Tandem Diabetes Care launches at-home clinical trial of t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with PLGS technology
    Enrollment is underway in an at-home clinical trial assessing Tandem Diabetes Care's t:slim X2 Insulin Pump featuring its predictive low glucose suspend technology, designed to suspend insulin delivery when low blood glucose is predicted and resume insulin delivery when glucose levels start to rise. The 90-subject study, PROLOG , will compared two three-week periods of at-home insulin pump use, one using t:slim X2 with PLGS and one without
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Children who sleep an hour less at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, says study
    A study has found that children who slept on average one hour less a night had higher risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including higher levels of blood glucose and insulin resistance
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Death in Detention for Two with Diabetes
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. An immigrant advocacy group has published a new report of 18 deaths that have occurred of immigrants in detention, including two with diabetes. In May 2017, the immigrant advocacy group Human Rights Watch published a 105-page report alleging substandard medical care resulting in the death of immigrant detainees in detention facilities from 2012 to 2015.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] The Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes
    Once Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed, blood sugar levels can be regulated through insulin therapy (as well as possibly other drug therapies). Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. The symptoms of Type 1 diabetes can easily be mistaken for other illnesses, including the flu. Unfortunately, a missed diagnosis can be fatal, so it’s important to seek medical help if Type 1 diabetes is suspected.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Is a Diabetes Diagnosis Enough to Create a Community?
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Remember a couple of Novembers ago when JDRF had that thingy that let you turn your Facebook and Instagram avatar blue? That was fun. Mostly I loved it because it made it easier to find other people affected by diabetes. I mean all you had to do was look for the blue and add friend or follow! I must have added a thousand new friends.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Insulin] Researchers Look for Novel Ways To Deliver Diabetes Treatments
    Carnegie Mellon University researchers are designing a novel drug delivery model that has the potential to one day offer an alternative to painful daily insulin injections for Type 1 diabetes patients. Besides the pain, injections are often skipped, and the result can be long-term complications for patients with chronic disease and dramatic increases in health care costs
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Insulin] The Future of T1D is Patient-Driven
    The insulin analogs are faster and more reliable than the insulins of the past, technology is […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes clinical research clinical trials diabetes events insulin insulin pumps JDRF Tidepool type 1 diabetes study U.S. There is never a great time to be diagnosed with a chronic illness. However, if you have to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, one might say that this is the “best” time in history to have that happen.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Insulin] What to do if your insulin pump isn’t working
    We asked Jennifer Smith of Integrated Diabetes Services to give us a guide for what to do when problems with your insulin pump arise. Here’s her advice: An insulin pump can be a wonderful option for managing blood glucose levels, one that can add a lot of flexibility to life with Type 1 diabetes. When needed, make sure you treat your levels with an insulin injection and test for ketones; if ketones are positive, then drink water to flush out the ketones and prevent dehydration.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Insulin] How I Loosened the Reigns and Tightened the Control
    Food General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c carbohydrates diabetes diet diabetes management exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb dietLet me preface this post by saying that tightening the reigns will always tighten the control of your blood sugars. While I will continue to be low-carb for the rest of my life, I have redefined what that means to me. Not allowing any wheat, grains, sugar, and fruit was a little too restrictive for me to […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Insulin] The Best and Worst Diabetes Food Advice I’ve Seen
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c Bright Spots and Landmines Book carbohydrate counting continuous glucose monitor (CGM) food google insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low carb high fat low-carb diet MyFitnessPal optimize blood sugarThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017
    [Insulin] Excellent Morning Routine Ideas for People With Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes and willpower exercise insulin lifestyle neuropathy routineAuthor Sean Covey once wrote, “Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do.” ” People who become successful in something often attest to the power of their habits. A routine is a way of giving our habits a space and structure so that they are easy to […].
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017
    [Insulin] Sotagliflozin, a Dual SGLT1 and SGLT2 Inhibitor, as Adjunct Therapy to Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes.
    To assess the safety and efficacy of dual sodium-glucose cotransporter 1 and SGLT2 inhibition with sotagliflozin as adjunct therapy to insulin in type 1 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.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
    [Insulin] Why You Should Definitely Consider Medical Tourism for Diabetic Care
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cost of diabetes insulin Lantus medical tourism NovoLog traveling with diabetesIt is no secret that diabetes leads to a tremendous amount of medical costs and expenses each and every year in the United States. Despite this, over 86 million Americans under the age of 20 years old have pre-diabetes and 90 percent of these individuals are completely unaware of their pre-diabetic condition. Furthermore, 1 in every […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
    [Insulin] D Is for Diabetes…and Heart Disease…and Dementia
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes beta cells dementia diabetes and vitamin d deficiency heart disease heart health insulin study vitamin d vitamin deficiencyDid you know almost every cell of our body has a vitamin D receptor? This vitamin plays a role in the functioning of just about every system. Several studies have been published in the last few years exploring the links between vitamin D and diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, all of which are sometimes related to each […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
    [Insulin] Traveling With an Insulin Pump
    When I first started on insulin pump therapy last year, I was given an overload of information in the space of a day and a half. Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes air travel airport security Animas Animas Vibe exercise insulin insulin pumps ketones Lantus low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) sick days traveling with diabetes tsaAt the time, I was still trying to get my head around the strange new device that was attached to me.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
    [Insulin] A Viral Diabetes Awareness Story Gets More Private?
    In late July, the Daily Mirror (UK) and several other UK publications wrote about a Facebook post by Ipswich (UK) resident Ben Lockwood, in which Lockwood described being accosted by a stranger for injecting insulin while waiting for a bus. Lockwood said he then educated the man about diabetes and why he needed insulin to survive. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
    [Insulin] Diabetes Burnout Happens
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c denial diabetes burnout feelings insulin insulin pumps talking to your doctorSo, I’m saying it out loud. I’ve been in diabetes burnout the past few months. When did it start? Honestly, I cannot pinpoint an exact date, but I’d have to say it started this spring at some point. It definitely seems like it was a little and then continued to add to itself to start looming […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
    [Insulin] 5 Tips to Help You Lose Weight When You Have Diabetes
    Janice Watt of Smithfield, Rhode Island, developed Type 2 diabetes and was using insulin for about eight years. As anyone who uses insulin knows, that involves a lot of work and planning
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
    [Insulin] Heart Function Improved in Youths with Type 1 Diabetes Who Exercised
    Get Moving News Type 1 Diabetes children with diabetes exercise exercise and diabetes insulin type 1 diabetes studyResearchers say that a 20 week exercise program improved heart function and blood sugar management in youths with type 1 diabetes. Their goal was to find out what a 20 week exercise training program would do for aerobic capacity on left ventricular function and blood sugars in teens with and without type 1 diabetes. So […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
    [Insulin] The CEO of the world's largest diabetes drugmaker says insulin.
    The CEO of the world's largest diabetes drugmaker says insulin pricing will change - it will just be slower than expected Novo Nordisk CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen knows that his company is facing pressure in the US over the rising price of the diabetes medication insulin.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
    [Insulin] New measure of insulin-making cells could gauge diabetes progression, treatment
    Researchers have developed a new measurement for the volume and activity of beta cells, the source of the sugar-regulating hormone insulin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] 8 Great School Nurses for Children with Type 1 Diabetes
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. sponsor. Too often, we read about what goes wrong during the school day for children with Type 1 diabetes, but not enough of what goes right. We recently asked readers to share stories of standout school nurses who provided exemplary care for their children with Type 1.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] Singer RaeLynn Shares Her Life on the Road with Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes advocacy celebrities with diabetes Children With Diabetes (CWD) diabetic alert dog (DAD) diagnosis story Friends For Life (FFL) insulin interview Novo Nordisk teens with diabetes The VoiceIf you are a fan of The Voice, you might recognize the name RaeLynn. She is a country singer who, during the second season of the show, placed third. She also lives with type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] Researchers transform skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin
    Researchers at the University of Bergen have transformed skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, using stem cell techniques. The researchers' aim is to transplant these cells under the skin of people with diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] 5 Questions About Type 1 Diabetes and Mental Health Answered
    If your glucose level is too high, then you can take a correction dose of insulin. So, laughter might just be the best medicine… unless you have Type 1 diabetes, then insulin is probably better. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Beverly Adler (aka “Dr. Bev”, right) is an award-winning certified diabetes educator and diabetes psychologist.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] An Action Hero with Type 1 Diabetes
    She also hides her Type 1 diabetes from her team, squeezing in glucose level checks and insulin injections between life-and-death fights with bad guys. Lethargic, her blood sugar skyrocketing, she cursed herself for leaving the insulin upstairs. “I Her bloodsugar levels were rising in the absence of her insulin dose. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] The Soccer Star with Type 1 Diabetes
    Over time, however, he says he has gotten much better at managing the condition over time; an insulin pump has helped. He also has developed strategies like devising a ratio of insulin-to-carb intake that takes into account the adrenaline rush of game-day and eating the same breakfast before every practice to minimize glucose variability. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] Diabetes Cured – What I’d Do First
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes beta cells cure for diabetes diabetes events diabetes thoughts hope insulinI don’t know how long it took me to realize after my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes that what people were telling me about the cure being found in five years was total tripe! But I did! Not only that but I actually gave up all hope of it. Not in a bad way, I […].
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] Transforming skin cells to insulin
    Researches are one step closer to cure diabetes by making insulin-producing cells from skin cells. They have transformed skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, using stem cell techniques. The researchers’ aim is to transplant these cells under the skin of people with diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Insulin] Novo Nordisk profit flat; upbeat on sales outlook
    Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S on Wednesday reported flat second-quarter net profit, but lifted its growth targets for the year on expectations of robust sales of its type-2 diabetes drug Victoza and long-acting insulin Tresiba. Sales in the quarter got a boost from sales of new diabetes and obesity drugs, but growth in North America was pegged back by adjustments to rebates and competition from generic drugs
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Insulin] Study: Half of Children and Nearly All Adults in US are “Overfat”
    News Weight Management insulin insulin resistance obesity weightResearchers are saying that even those whose body mass index (BMI) is in normal range, many individuals are still overfat, leading to cardiometabolic problems that spur disease and increase death rates while decreasing quality of life. In their article, scientists warn that “The prevalence of overfat populations in 30 of the world’s most developed countries is substantially […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Insulin] Max Domi – An NHL Hockey Player with Type 1
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Competing in the National Hockey League presents a long list of daily challenges, including how to capitalize on scoring chances, avoid the big hits, and maintain the physique needed to compete day in and day out. Along with this, Max Domi of the Arizona Coyotes must balance his glucose levels both on and off the ice. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Insulin] Jay Cutler Un-Retires to Sign with the Miami Dolphins
    Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Football fans in the Type 1 diabetes community who were looking for someone to root for after Jay Cutler retired in February have found that player: Jay Cutler. The veteran quarterback with Type 1 diabetes has come out of retirement to sign a 1-year, $10 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple media reports. sponsor.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Insulin] The First Dose of Insulin
    This plaque marks the site of the first administration of commercial insulin in the United States. July 7 is the anniversary of the first purified insulin injection in the United State. Mudge became the first patient to be treated with insulin at the Joslin Clinic. She was restored to health less than a month after receiving treatment with insulin, and worked tirelessly to promote good health among patients with diabetes for the remaining 25 years of her life.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Insulin] What Do You Think about the Price of Insulin?
    We’d like to get your opinion on how the price of insulin has impacted you. Loading… Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Drug pricing has been in the news a lot in recent months. Answer the four questions below and enter your email for a chance to win a $25 Starbucks gift card. (If If the survey doesn’t show up right on your device, please click here to take it: [link] ).
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Insulin] First implants of stem-cell pouches to 'cure' type 1 diabetes
    The hope is that when blood sugar levels rise, the implants will release insulin to restore them to normal Last week, two people with type 1 diabetes became the first to receive implants containing cells generated from embryonic stem cells to treat their condition.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017
    [Insulin] Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity
    Using CRISPR, researchers from the University of Chicago edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the cells to secrete glucagon-like peptide 1 -- a hormone that stimulates the pancreas to secrete insulin and regulates blood sugar New York, Aug 4 - A new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017
    [Insulin] Always Double-Check Your Replacement Insulin Pump Settings
    Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes accu-chek Animas basal insulin bolus insulin device failure diabetes data high blood glucose/sugar (hyperglycemia) insulin insulin pumps Medtronic mistake tandemI’ve had many replacement pumps in my years of pumping.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017
    [Insulin] Spacing: The Final Frontier
    Treatments Type 1 Diabetes American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) beta cells blood glucose/sugar spikes exercise insulin rapid-acting insulin snacksBy Gary Scheiner MS, CDE Anyone who has ever tried to buy a home or rent an apartment knows that the three most important words in real estate are location, location, location. When it comes to dietary approaches to managing blood sugar, the key words are spacing, spacing, spacing. Why the emphasis on spacing? Why […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
    [Insulin] Early Onset of Menopause Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    News Type 2 Diabetes insulin menopause women with diabetes women's issuesResearchers say their study shows that early onset of natural menopause is an independent marker for the possible development of type 2 diabetes in women. This means that there is a link between early onset menopause and type 2 diabetes. Research has pointed to early onset menopause being linked to a higher risk for cardiovascular disease. There […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
    [Insulin] CRISPR skin grafts could replace insulin injections for diabetes
    This hormone decreases appetite and helps regulate blood sugar levels by triggering the release of insulin , which removes excess glucose from the blood The method makes use of the gene that encodes a hormone called glucagon-like peptide-1.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] Misfolded form of pancreatic protein could induce type 2 diabetes symptoms
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 29 million Americans suffer from type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the body is unable to regulate blood glucose levels using the hormone insulin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] Three Reasons Why OTC Insulin Works for Me
    I am writing to share my experience using over-the-counter (OTC) insulin from Walmart. I’ve used OTC insulin for the last eight years, and in that time I have found it to be invaluable for my self-care. I get that, and you are the best manager for managing your diabetes, but OTC insulin works for me, and for my sister, who also has Type 1 diabetes. Here are a few reasons why I advocate for using OTC insulin: 1. OTC insulin is definitely much, much better than nothing.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] Prediabetes: This Invisible Epidemic Affects Millions
    Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Diabetes Association (ADA) blood glucose/sugar testing diabetes prevention doctor visit exercise Fasting Blood Sugars insulin neuropathy prediabetes studySince you are reading an article on Diabetes Daily, it is likely that you or someone you love has already been diagnosed with some form of diabetes or prediabetes. But many people don’t know they have type 2 diabetes or its precursor, prediabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] Non-Diabetes Drugs and Supplements That Affect Glucose Levels
    The main medicine people with Type 1 diabetes take on a daily basis is insulin, but did you know that other non-diabetes-related medications can affect your blood sugar, too? This side effect can create havoc on your glucose management if you don’t adjust your insulin levels to accommodate it. Do you have an idea you would like to write about for Insulin Nation? Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] I Was Denied Insulin During Finals Week in College
    I was on insulin pump therapy and using more insulin than usual due to higher basal rates. As a result, I ran out of my “monthly allowance” of insulin. After being put on hold for 25 minutes I decided to walk down to the pharmacy and request insulin in person. Shortly after signing in at the pharmacy counter, I was met by the pharmacist, and I told him about my situation and that I needed an insulin refill as soon as possible.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
    [Insulin] When I Go Low, I Reach Higher
    You’re not on insulin so we don’t […]. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes anxiety diabetic alert dog (DAD) hypoglycemia unawareness insulin Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb diet yogaI can remember having a conversation with my doctor early on about my condition. I kept telling him I was afraid of going low because I’d read about it online. He kept telling me not to worry.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017
    [Insulin] The Type of Plant-Based Diet You Follow Makes a Big Difference
    Food News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes healthy eating insulin low-carb diet plant based diet vegetarian dietThese days you are likely to hear about the health benefits of a plant-based diet. However, not all plant-based diets are the same and according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology there is a healthy plant-based diet and an unhealthy one. It’s common to hear the recommendation […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017
    [Insulin] Basal Insulins for Type 2 Diabetes: Soliqua and Xultophy
    These are a combination of basal insulin and GLP-1 in the same pen, meaning two medicines for one copay and only one injection. Treatments Type 2 Diabetes A1c basal insulin Dr. Steven Edelman GLP-1 insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Soliqua The Edelman Report type 2 diabetes video XultophyIn this video, Dr. David Edelman talks about Xultophy and Soliqua, both of which can be used by people with type 2 diabetes.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Insulin] Towards a safe and scalable cell therapy for type 1 diabetes by simplifying beta cell differentiation
    With the vision of providing a cell therapy for type 1 diabetes patients, scientists have identified a unique cell surface protein present on human pancreatic precursor cells providing for the first time a molecular handle to purify the cells whose fate is to become cells of the pancreas -- including insulin-producing cells
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Insulin] Towards a safe and scalable cell therapy for type 1 diabetes by simplifying beta cell differentiation
    More than 36 million people globally are affected by type 1 diabetes , a lifelong disorder where insulin producing cells are attacked and destroyed by the immune system resulting in deficient insulin production that requires daily blood glucose monitoring and administration of insulin.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Insulin] Hello New Teacher, My Kid Has Diabetes
    Q uses an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). -If Summary: This is a sample email to notify new teachers at the beginning of the school year about your child’s type 1 diabetes and highlight important aspects of the 504 plan. When Q was in grade school and had one main teacher, we usually set up a meeting with the teacher, nurse, and the staff member who oversaw her 504 plan a few days before school began or during the first week of school to go over her care.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Insulin] Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: TrialNet Natural History Study
    The Pathway to Prevention Study “provide(s) information about risk factors associated with developing type 1 diabetes,” while the Diabetes Intervention Studies “test either treatments to delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes, or test treatments to preserve remaining insulin secretion in people recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.”.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017
    [Insulin] Type 1 Diabetes Organ Donors Tragically Linked to High Drug Use and Suicide
    Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) depression and diabetes diabetes burnout diabetes distress insulin JDRF type 1 diabetes studyIn a recent study published in Diabetes Care, researchers found that patients with type 1 diabetes who had signed up to be organ donors had a shockingly high rate of illicit drug use and suicide and advocate for depression and distress screening for all type 1 patients.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017
    [Insulin] Interdependence: The Glue That Holds Us Together
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c caregivers Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) family of person with diabetes insulin insulin pumps interdependence Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) misdiagnosis supportBy Kelly Griffith I was diagnosed with “diabetes” 2.5 years ago in a hospital emergency department at the age of 50. I assumed, much like the healthcare practitioners, that due to my age I had the type 2 variety.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017
    [Insulin] Screen time linked to diabetes
    Both adiposity, which describes total body fat, and insulin resistance , which occurs when cells fail to respond to insulin, were affected by longer hours of watching television and using computers Daily screen time of three or more hours is linked to several risk factors associated with the development of diabetes in children, according to a study by St George's, University of London.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Insulin] 1 in 5 Teens with Type 1 May Have An Eating Disorder
    Most studies on diabetes-related eating disorders have been focused on disordered behavior and adult women with Type 1 diabetes; such behavior includes skipping meals, skipping insulin to lose weight, binge eating, and vomiting. One of the highest predictors of mortality among the survey participants was the question, “Do you ever manipulate your insulin to lose weight?”. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Insulin] Magnesium pills may improve blood pressure in at-risk populations
    People with insulin resistance, prediabetes, or other non-communicable chronic diseases are at an increased risk of hypertension, but magnesium supplements may help lower their blood pressure, says a new meta-analysis. Data from 11 gold-standard randomized controlled trials indicated that magnesium supplementation may significantly decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in people with insulin resistance, prediabetes, or other non-communicable chronic diseases
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017
    [Insulin] News Show Fails to Distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Commentary. sponsor. An Australian morning news show failed to distinguish between Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes during a televised debate, despite the word “diabetes” being invoked five times in the less-than-four-minute segment. The Channel 7 show Sunrise held a debate on the air between two commentators about whether the Australian government should impose a tax on sugary drinks.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017
    [Insulin] Ten Terrible Fast-Food Choices for Those Watching Their Blood Sugar
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes blood glucose/sugar spikes carbohydrate counting fast food high-carb diets ingredients insulinFood choices undoubtedly play a large role in blood glucose management, and some items are just notoriously difficult to work with when it comes to maintaining ideal blood glucose levels. Whether due to a high carbohydrate and fat count, a ridiculous amount of processed ingredients, or all of the above, these items may definitely throw […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [Insulin] Surviving College with Diabetes: A Simple Guide for Parents & Teens
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Americans with Disabilities Act college College Diabetes Network (CDN) diabetes at school drinking Freshman 15 friends insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) social weight gainCollege can be frightening for anyone, parents and students alike, and when you toss in diabetes, college can seem overwhelming. Going to college is a huge accomplishment and presents new challenges like independent care away from parental advisory.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [Insulin] The Australian Pro Basketball Player with Type 1 Diabetes
    Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Standing at 6’4” with an imposing post presence, 18-year-old Lara McSpadden has morphed into one of the standout young players in Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) in Australia. She is the youngest player on the roster for the Sydney Uni Flames, a team that is coming off a championship season during her rookie year.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Insulin] The Real Madrid Player with Type 1 Diabetes
    Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Real Madrid defender “Nacho” Fernández was told at the age of 12 that he would have to give up his aspirations of having a soccer career because of his Type 1 diabetes. Nacho (aka José Ignacio Fernández Iglesias), joined Real Madrid’s youth system at the age of 11 with a clear goal in mind – to one day play for one of the most historic and successful sports franchises in the world.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Insulin] Study Aims to Prevent Scarring from Infusion Sets and CGMs
    The results of the study could have a significant impact on the quest to prolong the use of medical equipment for treating Type 1 diabetes, such as insulin pump infusion sets, continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), and cell encapsulation and transplantation devices. That thickening and scarring can negatively impact the delivery of insulin and the accuracy of glucose readings. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Insulin] A 4am plea to Insulin Pump Companies.
    There is an insulin pump defect that needs to be addressed. When a pump runs out of insulin, there needs to be epicness. When insulin runs out on a pump… you guys need to make it embarrassing for teenagers. So they’ll actually add more insulin. One that will only go away once fresh insulin is added to the reservoir. The noise, the hologram, all of it…it must continue until the new insulin is in the pump. INSULIN.” Let’s get real here.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Insulin] Could a hack give you a heart attack?
    Implantable medical devices help regulate heart rhythms, steady the tremors of Parkinson's patients, and deliver insulin One of the final frontiers of medicine is using technology to solve problems medication and traditional surgery cannot.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Insulin] Family Behavior May Lead to Diabetes-Related Eating Disorders
    When I have my insulin and eat dinner I feel sick, bloated, and really sad.”. Fixed insulin doses with fixed carbohydrate amounts simply make it difficult for patients to adhere,” Smart said. “I Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. One researcher suggests that a good strategy to treat diabetes-related eating disorders may be to support families of children with Type 1 to prevent such disorders in the first place.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Insulin] Family Behavior Can Lead to Diabetes-Related Eating Disorders
    When I have my insulin and eat dinner I feel sick, bloated, and really sad.”. Fixed insulin doses with fixed carbohydrate amounts simply make it difficult for patients to adhere,” Smart said. “I Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. One researcher suggests that a good strategy to treat diabetes-related eating disorders may be to support families of children with Type 1 to prevent such disorders in the first place.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Insulin] Getting the Most out of a Flash Glucose Monitor
    Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Australia continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diabetes data Flash glucose monitoring system Freestyle Libre insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) mean average relative distance (MARD) U.S. I was first introduced to Flash glucose monitoring when the FreeStyle Libre launched into Australia last year. When I made the shift from traditional finger stick monitoring to flash monitoring, it was a huge learning curve.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Insulin] Doctors Need to Go Beyond A1C
    The physician and medical historian Chris Feudtner makes this exact argument in his book Bittersweet: Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of Illness , which chronicles the socio-medical phenomenon of diabetes over the last century. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Opinion.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Insulin] Tidepool and Big Data: Donate Your Data to Tidepool to Improve Diabetes Care
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c charity continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom diabetes data insulin JDRF T1D Exchange TidepoolThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017
    [Insulin] Fish oil supplements during pregnancy found to reduce diabetes risk in offspring
    Pups born to mothers whose diets included omega-3 fatty acids were observed to have higher levels of insulin resistance - a good indication, the team said, of a reduced diabetes risk New Zealand researchers have found that pregnant mice who took fresh fish oil protected their offspring from developing diabetes later on in life.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017
    [Insulin] Insulin action and resistance in obesity and 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. CiteULike organises scholarly papers or literature and provides bibliographic for universities and higher education establishments
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
    [Insulin] Diabetes in San Pedro: What is it, are you at risk, and what can you do?
    Type 2 diabetes is an illness that stops the body from using insulin effectively. This causes a person's blood sugars to rise high above the healthy levels and leads to many serious health problems such as heart attacks or strokes, blindness, kidney dysfunction and even loosing a limb such as the leg or foot
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
    [Insulin] MKSAP: 25-year-old woman with type 1 diabetes
    A 25-year-old woman with type 1 diabetes presents to clinic requesting more information about use of a closed-loop insulin-delivery system. Although her HbA1c is at goal, she notes frequent hypoglycemia as an issue
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Senate Considering Three Different Obamacare Repeal Bills
    That headline might become Insulin Nation’s version of “Dewey Defeats Truman.” Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Analysis. On July 18th, I wrote a headline that I thought was pretty safe: “The Senate Health Bill is Dead.” The night before, Republican leadership in the Senate admitted that they lacked the votes needed for a procedural move necessary to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Headline tied it up in a bow, right? via GIPHY. sponsor.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
    [Insulin] Pramlintide Applied: Practical Tips for Getting Symlin to Work Right
    By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE It took more than 80 years after the discovery of insulin for another medical treatment for type 1 diabetes to finally come along. Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) amylin beta cells blood glucose/sugar spikes exercise Gary Scheiner hormone insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) post-prandial blood glucose/sugar Symlin U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
    [Insulin] Asylum Seeker with Type 1 Deported to El Salvador
    ICE did not provide comment to Insulin Nation on this detainee’s case. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. An asylum seeker with Type 1 diabetes has been deported to El Salvador after she withdrew her request for asylum out of fear for her health while in detention, according to Bethany Carson, an immigration policy researcher with Grassroots Leadership. sponsor.
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