Category Archives: American Diabetes Association

Know the Difference #Type1 or #Type2 #Diabetes

Make no mistake about it – diabetes is an imbalance of blood sugar. As times have changed, the age at which you’re diagnosed has little to do with the type of diabetes. Back in the day, Type 1 diabetes was … Continue reading

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#EnergyDrinks the Gateway to #Cocaine Use?

If you use energy drinks as a young person, a study has found that you’re more likely to abuse alcohol and cocaine later in life. Pretty heavy allegations, right? People are calling energy drinks the “gateway” to cocaine use. How’s that for … Continue reading

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Low #Bloodsugar Bad #Behavior Explained!

Thank  the sweet heavens for PubMed taking the initiative to further delve into a clinical explanation as to why people who have Type 1 diabetes get moody when their blood sugar drops. I tried my best to explain  in a … Continue reading

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Easy #Weightloss Tips for #2017

Two truths and a lie for weight loss in 2017. Games make everything more fun. Perhaps dark chocolate is a valuable asset to your New Year’s resolution. Adults who consume dark chocolate are able to activate anti-inflammatory guy bacteria to … Continue reading

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#US Lifespan Decreases Due to #Health Issues

The average US life span has decreased by a month in the last year. To what do we owe this sobering trend? The analysis of the reports points to suicide and violence but the big picture tells a different story. … Continue reading

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How the Discoverers of #Insulin Died

Gather round, children. It’s story time. Today, being World diabetes day moves me to share the unfortunate ending of Fredrick Banting and Charles Best, the scientists who discovered insulin to treat diabetes. The discovery of insulin was sparked by an … Continue reading

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Help Publish #Pregnancy with Type 1 #Diabetes #KickStarter

If you are a woman with type one diabetes who’s burning with the desire to become pregnant, Ginger Vieira and Jennifer Smith have read your thoughts.  Women with T1D are labeled as high-risk pregnancies. Labels belong on soup cans and … Continue reading

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@AlliesVoice Has an #Fix for Expensive #Insulin

Now that most of us are on an “Obamacare” plan, wellness is theoretically available to all who need it. Right? People who rely on insulin have invariably seen a spike in their copays. Insulin available in the US is made … Continue reading

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#SugarKills Gets Attention: Good, Bad, and Ugly

Everybody know sugar is sweet but when it accumulates in your blood, it turns ugly. Just how ugly elevated sugar gets is unsightly, which is why the picture campaign “Sugar Kills” gets people talking. High blood glucose is a not in … Continue reading

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Reversing #T2D In #Kids, Thanks @UTHealth!

A little girl was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in a Texas hospital. She was a 3-year old who weighed 77 lbs, had a diet rich in fast food and sugary drinks, and had very little activity in her life. T2D used … Continue reading

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