Category Archives: diabetic complications

How the Discoverers of #Insulin Died

TweetGather 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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What’s the Problem Covering #CGM @Medicare?

TweetIf you’re a person with Type 1 diabetes, who’d argue the necessity of a CGM for you? Those who don’t know, of course. The benefit of a continuous glucose monitor enables the tracking of glucose trends: is my bG falling? … Continue reading

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A Balloon to #LoseWeight?

TweetA balloon has been reported to help obese patients lose nearly 4% of their body weight in a 6-month study. After swallowing a pill, it balloons to take-up a portion of the persons stomach. In effect, the person eats less … Continue reading

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@AlliesVoice Opinion on #Wales #OrganDonors

TweetAs an organ transplant recipient, the process of getting a donor is tricky. In the US, you can’t motivate someone with money or rewards. However, Wales is the first nation to make a law that automatically makes every citizen an … Continue reading

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The Abusive Relationship with my Doctor

TweetTrustworthiness is the most valuable tool when it comes to a doctor-patient relationship. It’s been nearly six years since I encountered the most abusive relationship I’ve known in my life. Before I delve further into my explanation of this “abusive … Continue reading

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The Tree Frog Fix for T1D

TweetResearchers have identified a molecule found in tree frogs as a pharmacolical agent to stimulate the development of insulin-producing cells. This could be a ground-breaking discovery for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Dr. Fred Levine speaks with me about … Continue reading

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Recently diagnosed, challenged, or confused with Diabetes?

TweetDiabetes can be overwhelming. Your medical team guides you on the clinical treatment of diabetes but the emotional support is paramount to the success of diabetes management. Having lived with diabetes since 1985, I can offer support to condition your way of thinking … Continue reading

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Osteoclast Function in Diabetes

TweetBones are important for support, protection, and mobility of the body. Diabetes can affect the body, including the bones. Dr. Shannon Wallet, Associate Professor at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, speaks with me about her work, funded by … Continue reading

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SENSUS Pain Management System

TweetThe pain of diabetic neuropathy has yet to be effectively treated with a non-pill therapy. SENSUS Pain Management System is a non-invasive, electrical nerve stimulator designed to alleviate the chronic pain of diabetic neuropathy. We speak with the founder and … Continue reading

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