• TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Sugar] New tool identifies diabetes patients at risk for low blood sugar emergencies
    A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or hospital due to severe hypoglycemia, or very low blood sugar.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Sugar] New tool identifies diabetes patients at risk for low blood sugar emergencies
    A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or hospital due to severe hypoglycemia, or very low blood sugar.
    [Sugar] New tool identifies diabetes patients at risk for low blood sugar emergencies
    A team of researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or hospital due to severe hypoglycemia, or very low blood sugar
    [Sugar] 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
    [Sugar] Asia Pacific Diabetes Pen Market Will Enroll the CAGR of over 7% by 2023
    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. Increase in blood sugar level is due less or no insulin secretion by body
    [Sugar] 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. Hirsch Jim Hirsch, diaTribe contributor and bestselling author, weighs in on a damaging diabetes myth: “They’re never going to cure diabetes, because there’s too much money in it.”
    [Sugar] Excellent Evening Routine Ideas for People With Diabetes
    To follow up on last week’s Excellent Morning Routine Ideas for People With Diabetes, this time we’re focusing on what nighttime habits might be good choices for setting up a routine that helps manage blood sugar levels and support overall health and wellness. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes management habits lifestyle changes low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) routine
    [Sugar] Sweet Broccoli Salad Supreme with Cranberries & Bacon
    It’s low-carb and paleo-friendly with no added sugar. A classic sweet broccoli salad with crispy bacon and chewy unsweetened dried cranberries. I’m always looking for ways to lower the carbs for recipes that I enjoyed before going low carb. One of the dishes that’s often served at family gatherings in the summer is broccoli salad. […]. Food Simply Cooking bacon broccoli cranberries
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017
    [Sugar] National Day Rally: 1 in 9 Singaporeans has diabetes; problem 'very serious', says PM Lee
    A woman has gauze applied to her finger after a blood sugar test at the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia, U.S., July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong painted a stark picture of the diabetes situation in Singapore during his National Day Rally on Sunday , as he encouraged citizens to exercise more, go for regular medical check-ups and eat healthier
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017
    [Sugar] Dietitian to give tour of ShopRite
    Which are healthy in keeping blood sugar stable? One of the most difficult issues facing those with diabetes is choosing healthy foods. And how many carbohydrates are too much? There are so many choices
    [Sugar] Studying Longtime Type 1 Diabetes and the Role of Exercise and Glucose Management
    Researchers had already seen that in those living with type 1 diabetes for 50 or more years, blood sugar management was shown to be unrelated to […]. If you ever find yourself interested in how those with type 1 diabetes do over the longterm and what may help, here is a study you may find interesting. Get Moving News Type 1 Diabetes exercise heart disease joslin Joslin Diabetes Center medalists type 1 diabetes study
    [Sugar] NovoRapid Batches Retested After Customer Complaints in Aus., NZ
    In a Gold Coast Bulletin report , Selena Trainer of Miami, Australia described her suspicions that NovoRapid was behind the blood sugar swings her daughter with Type 1 was experiencing over a two-month period. 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.
    [Sugar] Parents of Type 1s Know Best: What They Wish They Knew Before Sending Their Child off to School
    You are constantly trying to control their blood sugar numbers without controlling their lives. Having a child with type 1 diabetes is a 24/7 job. Keeping them happy, while you deal with the brunt of the disease is the name of the game. You will do whatever it takes. When it’s time for your child […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes 504 plan children with diabetes diabetes at school Individual Education Plan (IEP) parenting
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Sugar] 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
    [Sugar] Putting People Over the Disease in the Care Visit
    Language should be non-judgmental and emphasize what the person is doing well (sometimes referred to as “strength’s based” ) For example, health care providers are guided to avoid making statements like “your blood sugar levels look good” but instead, “your blood glucose levels are within target most of the time.” Melinda Maryniuk, co-author of a paper on people first language. Diabetic.” “Non-compliant.” Non-compliant.” Morbidly obese.”.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Sugar] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast July/August 2017
    My own daughter barely wakes when I check her blood sugar in the night. Summary: Here are three articles from the July/August 2017 issue of Diabetes Forecast which I think may be informative for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Read about sleep, eye exams, and school for children with type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Sugar] How Medicare helps people with diabetes
    When we went around the table, it turned out that 25% of them have problems with blood sugar. That figure exactly matches the percentage of Americans 65 years old and older who have diabetes or a condition called pre-diabetes
    [Sugar] Your PCP May Not Be Aware of Pre-diabetes Risk Factors So You Need to Be
    News Treatments Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management A1c Fasting Blood Sugars metformin (Glucophage) pre-diabetes primary carePrimary care providers (PCPs’) are often the first physicians people see when presenting with symptoms or risk factors of diabetes so they are in unique position to help catch cases of pre-diabetes before progression into type 2 diabetes takes place. Researchers conducted a survey to find out how aware PCPs’ are of the risk factors that […].
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [Sugar] Aggressive Management Can Shake Up Diabetes Care
    Taking charge of your diabetes with aggressive action leads to significantly better diabetes management - even leading to management of the disease without blood-sugar-lowering drugs. That's the surprising takeaway from a new study that focused on people who agreed to embark on an exercise program up to six days a week and who drastically altered their diets
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Sugar] Lack of sleep tied to higher risk of diabetes in kids
    That's because each additional hour of sleep children get at night is associated with a lower body weight, more lean muscle mass and less accumulation of sugars in the blood, researchers report in Pediatrics Children who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests.
    [Sugar] Joslin Moments: Dr. Joslin Addresses the Inaugural Meeting of The American Diabetes Association
    It divided the membership into two camps: one group felt that these problems were part of the disease and others agreed with the conviction of Dr. Joslin and his group that they occurred as a result of chronic high sugar levels. 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].
    [Sugar] The Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes
    It is the patient’s right to ask for a blood sugar test even if a medical professional and patient are in disagreement. Once Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed, blood sugar levels can be regulated through insulin therapy (as well as possibly other drug therapies). 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.
    [Sugar] How I Loosened the Reigns and Tightened the Control
    Let me preface this post by saying that tightening the reigns will always tighten the control of your blood sugars. Not allowing any wheat, grains, sugar, and fruit was a little too restrictive for me to […]. Food General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c carbohydrates diabetes diet diabetes management exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb diet
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Sugar] Gestational Diabetes: Tips for a Healthy Mom and Baby
    This pregnancy-related condition - in which hormonal changes cause blood sugar levels to rise dangerously - is increasingly common, but moms-to-be can still take key steps to protect their health and that of their babies, according to perinatal consultant and women's health expert Kecia Gaither, MD.
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] Traveling With an Insulin Pump
    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 tsaWhen 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. At the time, I was still trying to get my head around the strange new device that was attached to me.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
    [Sugar] 5 Surprising Ways to Cut Diabetes Risk Without Meds
    Most Americans know that they can reduce the risk of diabetes by cutting back on sugar and carbohydrates. But how many realize that a tablespoon of vinegar can make the blood sugar go down? Quite a few studies show that vinegar can help lower blood glucose levels," says registered dietician Carol Johnston
    [Sugar] When to Measure Postmeal Glucose Levels
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes blood glucose/sugar level blood glucose/sugar testing post-prandial blood glucose/sugar studyWhat’s the best time to test your blood glucose (BG) after meals? Of course that depends on what you want to learn from testing after meals. If you want to know the after-meal peak, then you should test about an hour after you eat. The peak will differ a bit with different foods; fats slow […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
    [Sugar] Physician assistant students to establish diabetes and hypertension foundation in Ghana
    Diabetes mellitus , commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period The Physician Assistant Student's Association of Ghana is a students Association of All the Fifteen Universities in in Ghana running BSC Community Medicine and Health leading to Physician Assistant Grade to practice medicine and basic surgery.
    [Sugar] Heart Function Improved in Youths with Type 1 Diabetes Who Exercised
    Researchers 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.
    [Sugar] 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
    [Sugar] Expectations and Feelings About the A1c
    I got up at around 2:20 pm and checked my blood sugar. […]. The sky was grey. The air was chill. The winds were howling. The rain had been falling, intermittently. It must have been the coldest day of the year. I was sitting in front of the TV, whilst keeping an eye on the clock. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c diasend feelings lab test results
    [Sugar] An Action Hero with Type 1 Diabetes
    Lethargic, her blood sugar skyrocketing, she cursed herself for leaving the insulin upstairs. “I After countless movies and books where people with Type 1 diabetes are portrayed as victims, we finally have a hero. Author KJ Howe has made the main protagonist in her latest novel, Freedom Broker , a woman with Type 1 diabetes. In this thriller, Thea Paris (not pictured above) is an elite specialist who negotiates freedom for kidnap victims and leads extraction teams when diplomacy fails.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Sugar] Diabetes cost on NHS revealed as patient numbers in Suffolk and north-east Essex hit 51,776
    In 2016/2017, GPs in these locations wrote out more than 900,000 prescriptions for the condition, which affects the sufferer's ability to regulate their blood sugar level The NHS is now spending almost 18milllion a year on everyday medication for diabetics in Suffolk and north-east Essex, new figures reveal.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Sugar] Instagram Shows How Diabetics Really Wear a Glucose Monitor
    A continuous glucose monitor is a sensor inserted under the skin that tracks blood sugar levels Many people with diabetes experiment with placement of their continuous glucose monitors and get good results, a new study finds.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] Sugar-Free Caramel Macchiato Popsicles
    These Fantastic Sugar-Free Caramel Macchiato Popsicles are a Coffee Lovers Frozen Dream! sugar-free, gluten-free, low carb, keto! If you’re a coffee lover, these will be your new favorite summer treat! A frozen caramel macchiato on a stick! Super easy to make, the hardest part is waiting for them to freeze! This is my first post […]. Food coffee frozen treats
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017
    [Sugar] 4 horrifying things that artificial sweeteners do to your body
    Diet drinks, diet foods and sugar free edibles are everywhere. Most people have probably consumed at least one of these at some time in their life
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] Spacing: The Final Frontier
    When it comes to dietary approaches to managing blood sugar, the key words are spacing, spacing, spacing. 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.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017
    [Sugar] Halle Berry reveals how she controls her diabetes
    The Monster's Ball star, 50, is known for her enviable physique and she explains not eating any sugars or carbohydrates - because she is diabetic - has helped her maintain her figure Halle Berry credits her ketogenic diet with keeping her fit.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
    [Sugar] DIABETES: Testing blood sugar levels. Picture: Pixabay
    HEALTH chiefs have been given A 183,000 in order to improve care and treatment for people living with diabetes in Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby. The clinical commissioning group has been given the cash as part of a A 42m investment by NHS England, which has worked with Diabetes UK to identify four top priorities to raise the standards of treatment and care
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] Gym Bag Essentials for People with Diabetes
    Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes emergency exercise exercise with diabetes gym bag low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) workoutWhenever you do anything as a type 1 diabetic it takes preparation. We can’t just go out on a whim without certain medical essentials. Having started an exercise plan this month I have had to sort out my old gym stuff, and after 3 years of not going, it took some finding! When I sorted […].
    [Sugar] Prediabetes: This Invisible Epidemic Affects Millions
    Could your family members be walking around with high blood sugar unknowingly? […]. 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.
    [Sugar] 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? Each time you get a prescription for a new medication, try to read the info that comes with the medication or ask the pharmacist if they know about any effects the medicine might have on blood sugar levels.
    [Sugar] Sugar-Free Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles
    Unfortunately, most popsicles are basically frozen sugar on a stick, and that simply won’t do for me. That’s why I created these healthy and sugar-free homemade […]. When the weather gets hot, it’s time to bring out the frozen treats. Iced drinks and shakes are always great, but nothing says summer quite like a strawberry popsicle. Food Simply Cooking frozen treats lemons strawberry
    [Sugar] I Was Denied Insulin During Finals Week in College
    The days leading up to finals were hell on earth, and the stress greatly impacted my blood sugar levels. During finals week itself, my blood sugar levels stayed between 190 mg/dL to 270 mg/dL. I skipped meals to avoid high sugars and when I did eat, it was extremely low-carb with hardly any caloric value.
    [Sugar] When I Go Low, I Reach Higher
    “You can’t go low because your problem is high blood sugar. 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.
    [Sugar] Basal Insulins for Type 2 Diabetes: Soliqua and Xultophy
    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. These are a combination of basal insulin and GLP-1 in the same pen, meaning two medicines for one copay and only one injection. These have shown to lower A1c and help with […].
    [Sugar] Listen: A 14-Year-Old Talks About Life with Type 1 Diabetes
    Scott says, “Liz begins with a low blood sugar and […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Juicebox Podcast low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) podcast teens with diabetesMost of the guests on the Juicebox Podcast are adults living with diabetes or parents of kids with diabetes. In this episode he talks with Liz, who is 14-years-old. Liz talks a bit about her interest in theatre in addition to talking about her diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Sugar] Eye care for people with diabetes
    Diabetic eye disease is a condition that affects eyes of people with diabetes due to unbalanced sugar levels in the body. Did you know that you can lose your sight due to diabetes? Thiscan affect different parts of the eye, including the retina, macula, lens and the optic nerve leading to diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataract, and glaucoma
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Sugar] Hello New Teacher, My Kid Has Diabetes
    If you are a classroom teacher, you will receive a “low blood sugar kit.” The PE kit also includes glucagon and blood sugar testing supplies.) Q may not be alone when her blood sugar is low. Navigating stairs can be dangerous with a low blood sugar. -As As much as possible, Q should test her blood sugar and treat low blood sugars in class. Low blood sugar may impair her thinking.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017
    [Sugar] When life gives you lemons: 10-year-old Winnipegger sells lemonade to send kids with diabetes to camp
    Well it's kind of annoying because if your blood sugar gets low you can feel really dizzy and really close to passing out," he said But he's not putting the money into his piggy bank; he's donating it so kids, like him, can go to summer camp.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Sugar] Dining with Diabetes Down East a Prospect Harbor
    The program complements medical care by teaching people with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, along with their family members and caregivers, what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol The a Prospect Harbora session begins Thursday, a September 1a 4a , a 10:00 a.m. to Noon, at a Prospect Harbor Women's Club, 63 Maine Street in Prospect Harbor. Remaining dates are a September 21, 28 and October 5.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Sugar] Summer Desserts Everyone Can Eat: The 4 Best Sugar Substitutes for Baking
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes fruit low-carb diet monk fruit Stevia sugar substitute Truvia xylitolSummer brings family and friends together for backyard barbeques, outdoor picnics, and graduation parties. That’s why it’s the best time of the year for bakers to show off their skills. Pies, tarts, and cakes filled with just-picked berries, or crumbles featuring fresh local fruits, will always be a hit – as will the freshly-baked brownies […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Sugar] Watch: How Sugar Affects the Brain
    High sugar foods don’t just affect blood glucose levels. In this TED-Ed video, Nicole Avena explains how sugar affects the brain. “When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes brain sugar TED-Ed and TEDx videos videoThis activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017
    [Sugar] Drinking alcohol regularly 'significantly protects against diabetes'
    Wine was found to have a bigger effect than beer, probably because it contains chemical compounds that improve blood sugar balance, scientists said A study of more than 70,000 men and women found consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with abstaining.
    [Sugar] 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 […].
    [Sugar] 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.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Sugar] Bringing diabetes screening to low-income Solano neighborhoods
    THE REPORTER Anne Lee, diabetes program coordinator with Touro University, speaks with a client about ways to lower blood-sugar levels after the client dropped by the school's Mobile Diabetes Education Center Tuesday, when it stopped in a Scoggins Avenue neighborhood in Vacaville.
    [Sugar] The Real Madrid Player with Type 1 Diabetes
    Even the adrenaline rush of playing in front of thousands of screaming fans can greatly impact blood sugar levels. 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.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Sugar] 15-year-old Sioux Falls native pushing lawmakers to fund diabetes research
    "Tennis, I used to be able to play and not worry about it now I have to make sure I pack snacks, adjust my basal rates, I'm watching my blood sugars while I'm playing," Thie said. Maddie is sharing her story in Washington D.C. at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children's Congress
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Sugar] 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.
    [Sugar] Doctors Need to Go Beyond A1C
    When a person—especially a child—with diabetes is instructed to “test” blood sugar, this person may feel as if he or she is performing. Opinion. Diabetes doctors need better verbiage, according to a committee of psychologists, diabetes educators, and clinicians, who recently proposed a statement on language use for the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. The rationale for the proposed statement is simple: language is symbolic action.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017
    [Sugar] From the Stacks: The sweet link between diet and disease
    In "The Case Against Sugar," Gary Taubes presents a compelling case that sugar and carbohydrates, not fat, are at the root of Western diseases. These diseases include diabetes, heart disease, asthma, hypertension, obesity, cancer and perhaps Alzheimer's
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
    [Sugar] Royale Diabetwatch Reviews
    Looking for a way to control levels of sugar and cholesterol in your blood, you will most probably consider trying Royale Diabetwatch - one of the most beneficial products of this type that will certainly exceed your expectations. With active herbal ingredients such as turmeric, Gymnema, banaba extract and ampalaya, this is set to help you
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
    [Sugar] Eye care tips for people with diabetes
    High blood sugar severely damages the blood vessels present in your eye over time, resulting in a condition called Diabetes Retinopathy In order to retain your sharp vision, it is necessary to take care of your eyes and prevent any problems related to diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
    [Sugar] Diabetes in San Pedro: What is it, are you at risk, and what can you do?
    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 Type 2 diabetes is an illness that stops the body from using insulin effectively.
    [Sugar] It All Links Up: Weaving All the Elements of Diabetes While Traveling
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c exercise finding balance low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) support traveling with diabetesBy Cazzy Magennis Diabetes is a funny thing, it’s not a solo entity. In order for it to be manageable, it needs to work well with other elements of our lives. So many things affect my diabetes including exercise and diet, but the biggest thing for me is stress. When traveling with diabetes there is even […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
    [Sugar] Twin Cities-based Pops! Diabetes Care teams with Children's Minnesota to test diabetes device
    But when it comes to displaying blood-sugar levels for diabetics, the promise of an accurate and simple smartphone app still seems like a far-off goal Your smartphone can help you peek through a home security camera while you're at work, and it can show you a real-time map filled with cars ready to give you a lift on a moment's notice.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
    [Sugar] Could Broccoli Sprout Extract Be a Metformin Alternative for Type 2 Diabetes?
    Researchers from Sweden at the University of Gothenburg say that a chemical component of broccoli sprouts, sulphoraphane might help lower blood sugar levels in those with type 2 diabetes. News Treatments Type 2 Diabetes A1c low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) metformin (Glucophage) type 2 diabetes study type 2 diabetes treatments
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017
    [Sugar] Pramlintide Applied: Practical Tips for Getting Symlin to Work Right
    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. 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.
    [Sugar] They Don't Train You About This Stuff
    I had just checked Joe's blood sugar and turned off his bedside lamp and was traversing my way around and through what looked like laundry fields, hills, and mountains. #theydonottrainyouforthisatdiagnosis #nightchecksdothematyourownrisk There was no time for a thought to flicker in my thought feed, as I dropped to the floor like a 140 pound sack of potatoes. Last week. It was 2-ish a.m.
    [Sugar] How to Snack Smart at Bedtime
    Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management blood glucose/sugar management dawn phenomenon exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) snacks somogyi effect weight gain“I’m hungry,” I said to my husband. He sighed then asked what I needed to eat. We had just crawled into bed when my stomach grumbled. He was used to this because it happens to me often.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
    [Sugar] Diabetes group voices warning over lower sugar levels in Lucozade drinks
    The St Helens & District Group's chairperson Cherry Bowmaker, Caroline Aresti, former treasurer, Kris Cerullo, present treasurer and Bridie Hartley, secretary THE chairperson of a diabetes support group has voiced strong concerns over the effects of energy drink Lucozade lowering its sugar content could have on sufferers.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
    [Sugar] Artificial sweeteners could cause weight gain over time, review of studies says
    Too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
    [Sugar] Over-the-Counter Insulin Probably Saved My Life
    Scholarly articles aside, I also read a book called Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars cover to cover. Nowadays, I use both R (short-acting) and N (intermediate) and I test and inject between three and seven times a day to keep my blood sugar stable.
    [Sugar] 5 Great Reasons to Eat Chia Seeds
    Chia seeds are a unique food, providing benefits while not making much of an impact on blood sugar levels. Chia seeds come from a member of the mint family called salvia hispanica and is native to Mexico and Central America. In fact, the Aztecs didn’t just appreciate the cocoa bean, they also loved the chia seed. Here are 5 Great Reasons to […]. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes chia seeds healthy eating low-carb diet low-carb recipes
    [Sugar] Low-Carb Options to Sweeten and Spice Up Your Life
    This post is for all my diabetes peeps (and other low-carb lovers) who don’t want to give up the sweet and spicy life to avoid crazy blood sugar spikes. If you know where to look, there are plenty of products that can satisfy your sweet tooth or add some kick to your food without adding […]. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes artificial sweeteners low-carb diet natural sweetener Stevia
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017
    [Sugar] Blood sugar swings tied to depression in elderly with type 2 diabetes
    Greater ups and downs of hemoglobin A1c , a marker of long-term blood sugar levels, are associated with a higher number of symptoms of depression in elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes, a recent Israeli study finds. The results suggest that maintaining stability in glycemic control may be important for prevention of depressive symptoms in elderly diabetic patients," Dr. Ramit Ravona-Springer from Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, and Tel-Aviv University told Reuters Health
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017
    [Sugar] Diet drinks are associated with weight gain, new research suggests
    The United States is the world's largest consumer of sugar, and the nation's top nutrition panel recently recommended that Americans cut down on consuming the sweet stuff. So our panelists tested five alternative sweeteners--stevia, sucralose, tagatose, yacA3n powder and xylitol--to see how they compare with sugar
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
    [Sugar] Review: The Accu-Chek Guide Glucose Meter
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes accu-chek blood glucose/sugar meter Dexcom diabetes devices diabetes product review mysugr roche strip savings test strips TidepoolFull disclosure: I was sent a new Accu-Chek Guide by Roche so I could try it out. I was not asked to write about it. All opinions, good and bad, are my own. Read on for my thoughts. I’ll be honest… I’ve been a fan of the Accu-Chek glucose meters going back to the Accu-Chek […].
    [Sugar] Teens with Diabetes – Free Driving Clinic
    Classroom time with law enforcement Braking exercise Low blood sugar simulation (the goggles). Heads up, Twin Cities! JDNL.org is putting on another free driving clinic for teens with diabetes (August 4th, 2017 at Dakota County Technical College)! But you’ll have to hurry up and register ! There are only a couple of openings left for this year’s session. Group picture from last year. My son just started driving (he doesn’t have diabetes).
    [Sugar] When the Caregiver of a Child with Type 1 is Ill
    I know these people mean well, but I can’t help but become frustrated by their assumption that sharp objects and a sugar-free diet constitute the crux of the disease. It requires careful monitoring of blood sugar at every moment of the day and night to mitigate the risk of seizure, coma—even death. No matter how severe the brain fog, I still have to remember to pack each necessity: fast-acting sugar, insulin, test strips, meter, etc.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017
    [Sugar] Why People With Type 1 Diabetes Shouldn’t Compare Themselves With Others
    Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes A1c beta cells insulin insulin pumps Sugar SurfingMany people with type 1 diabetes still have endogenous beta cell function after 10 years with type 1 diabetes. This study reveals these persons are immunologically different from other long-time type 1 diabetics. Researchers conducted a study to look at the immunological differences between those with or without measurable remaining endogenous insulin production after 10 or […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017
    [Sugar] Fun Summer Activities That Count as Exercise
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise low blood sugar summerSummer calls for being outdoors and there are thousands of fun things you can do outside that will get your heart rate up without feeling like exercise! If you live with type 2 diabetes you have probably been told that including exercise in your daily routine will do you wonders. I have to second that. […].
    [Sugar] Joslin Diabetes Center Creates Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Diabetes (CCTD)
    The program is expected to provide the clinical proof of principle that such a stem cell therapy will be safe and effective in regulating blood sugar levels. “We Gordon Weir is the interim director of the CCTD. Researchers and clinicians at Joslin Diabetes Center have established a Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Diabetes (CCTD), the goal of which is to lead the development and translation of cell-based interventions to treat and cure diabetes and its complications.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017
    [Sugar] Health Insurers Try Paying More Up Front To Pay Less Later
    Now he knows he faces dire consequences if he fails to control his blood sugar Ten years ago, McBrayer learned he has Type 1 diabetes.
    [Sugar] One Man Compares Ketogenic and Vegan Diets for Type 1 Diabetes
    Diets that require less insulin are popular among people with type 1 diabetes because less insulin required means a higher likelihood of more easily managed blood sugar levels. Food Type 1 Diabetes exercise insulin insulin pumps ketogenic living vertical low blood sugar low-carb diet steve richert vegan dietTo put that more clearly: Each time you give insulin, a certain amount isn’t properly absorbed. This happens to a varying degree each time, whether you inject […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
    [Sugar] Potential Diabetes Treatment “Sugar Sponge” Absorbs and Releases Glucose
    Meet the “sugar sponge”, a new idea for a potential diabetes treatment which intends to act like a sponge for extra glucose that would also release glucose as needed to control blood sugar levels. According to the American Chemical Society’s press release, a research team in Shanghai, China have been working on this treatment they nicknamed […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
    [Sugar] Diabetes, Determination & Disappointments
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise insulin insulin pumps low blood sugar marathon running with diabetes workoutDiabetes, determination and disappointments is a pretty good summary of my year so far to be fair. Way back in February I was approached to be one of the Movers for the Vitality Move event in Windsor this year. At the time I was not a runner, far from it, as such agreeing to take part in […].
    [Sugar] USPSTF recommendation regarding behavioral counseling for cardiovascular disease prevention
    The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to offer or refer adults without obesity who do not have high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol or blood sugar levels or diabetes to behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical activity.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
    [Sugar] I Am Obsessed With Perfect Blood Sugar Levels
    I’ll just sit in the corner and cringe… I think sometimes I can be over obsessed with the idea of perfect blood sugar […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes blood sugar management feelings high blood sugar insulin low blood sugarIt has been an extremely busy month, and I’m very much looking forward to a Winter break as of tomorrow. Today I’m giving you the pleasure of some diabetes attitude from 2015 Frank.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
    [Sugar] Sleep: The Most Forgotten Blood Sugar Strategy
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adam Brown How a good night of sleep transforms my diabetes the next day Sleep is usually an afterthought in diabetes, taking a back seat to food, exercise, medication, and glucose monitoring. It took me a long time – and a lot of […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c Adam Brown Bright Spots and Landmines Book diabetes burnout diabetes management exercise insulin sleep
    [Sugar] The Diabetes Glucoaster: What a Ride!
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes blood sugar management diabetes journey supportBy Sue Rericha It’s officially summer. Many people with children use this time for family vacations. There are also town festivals and county fairs. Many of those have rides. It always seems like the rollercoaster is the favorite. After getting off a rather exciting (or terrifying) coaster, you might hear someone exclaim, “What a ride!” ” […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017
    [Sugar] Mindfulness-based therapy may reduce stress in overweight and obese individuals
    In addition, fasting blood sugar levels decreased within the MBSR group, but not within the health education group In a randomized clinical trial of women who were overweight or obese, mindfulness-based stress reduction increased mindfulness and decreased stress compared with health education.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017
    [Sugar] Breaking the 'sugar mould'
    SUPPORT: Christine Henderson with 10-year-old Lorelai, who says her diabetes has not stopped her playing or eating the same as other children. Picture: Lachlan Bence The Newlyn 10-year-old had been getting quite emotional, drinking lots more water and had a significant change in toilet habits
    [Sugar] People with Diabetes Can Get Life Insurance
    By managing your condition, by maintaining a healthy weight, refraining from smoking, and closely monitoring your blood sugar levels, you can ensure that you will receive a rate that is fair given your condition. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about the ability of people with diabetes to qualify for life insurance policies. Fortunately, these frequently circulated misconceptions aren’t true. If you have diabetes, you can purchase life insurance and you do have options.
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