Category Archives: DKA

JDRF Children’s Congress 2013

Emmie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 2 years old. She has lived half her life with T1D. Emmie’s mom, Kathlin, has had T1D for 30 years. Kathlin speaks with us about life with T1D, the importance … Continue reading

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The Splenda Effect

Ideally, a nonnutritive sweetener should not evoke a metabolic response. However, a study published in Diabetes Care found that people who do not use the artificial sweetener sucralose, have an altered insulin response to the artificial sweetener. Dr. Yanina Pepino  speaks with us … Continue reading

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Possible New Therapy for Diabetic Wound Healing

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Joslin 50-Year Medalist Study

Every day of life with diabetes is a challenge. However, there is an elite group of people known as Medalists who’ve lived 50 years or more with Type 1 diabetes. We are joined by Dr. George King, Director of Research … Continue reading

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Petition to Clarify Type 1 from Type 2 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune attack on the beta cells. Type 2 diabetes is caused by a metabolic response leading to insulin resistance. Both forms of diabetes result in high blood sugar but the cause of each … Continue reading

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T1D Brain Injury from DKA

Dr. Nicole Glaser is a pediatric endocrinologist at University of California at Davis and an American Diabetes Association funded researcher on Type 1 diabetes brain injury from DKA. Dr. Glaser joins us to speak about her pioneering research on brain injury … Continue reading

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Diabetes Coaching with Ginger Vieira

Whether you’re new to diabetes or sick and tired of the disease, diabetes coaching may have something to offer. Diabetes coaching  can help build stronger coping skills, cultivate healthier relationships with food, and make exercise a bigger priority in your … Continue reading

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