Tag Archives: diabetes complications

#SugarKills Gets Attention: Good, Bad, and Ugly

TweetEverybody 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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Gimme the #BAT

TweetBAT, known in scientific circles as brown adipose tissue, is shown to help reduce glucose fluctuations in the body. The beauty of BAT is that unlike white fat, which stores energy, brown fat tends to burn it. This was identified … Continue reading

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Are You One Of 144 Million Affected By #Diabetes? Thank You @Forbes!

TweetIt sounds crazy but the reality is that 50% of the US is affected by diabetes or pre-diabetes. Is it a surprise that half the population should take heed to this sobering news? The CDC has sited that 35% of … 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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When Good Cholesterol Turns Bad

TweetDid you know sugar substitutes can kill good HDL cholesterol? There’s more explaining to it and the lead investigator of this study speaks with me to help us understand what this means. Lead researcher Dr. N Rabbani, of the Warwick … Continue reading

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C-peptide: The Oasis in the Diabetes Desert

TweetC-peptide is a natural part of insulin production. In T1D, we take insulin injections but don’t replace our c-peptide.  Learn more about C-peptide, visit Cebix. We speak with Dr. John Wahren, a leading investigator in C-peptide replacement studies, on the … Continue reading

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