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Recently diagnosed, challenged, or confused with Diabetes?

Diabetes 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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Diabetes Can Impair the Response to Exercise

American Diabetes Association grant winner, Dr. Lauren Sparks, is an investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. She tells me about her work to understand the mechanism of exercise in the body and how diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Game-Changing New Bsal Insulin

The “holy grail” of basal insulin analogues would have vast duration, a gently rolling profile, and natural beauty in delivery. Peglispro is a novel basal insulin analog that may wear the crown. It is being studied for the treatment of Type … Continue reading

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Osteoclast Function in Diabetes

Bones 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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GlucoTrack Non-invasive Glucose Device

People with diabetes are victims of circumstance when it comes to blood glucose testing. To possibly rescue the bloodshed for all people with diabetes, Avner Gal, the CEO of Integrity Applications speaks with me about GlucoTrack, a noninvasive device to … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Dog Alliance (DAD)

A diabetes alert dog is an intuitive best friend to assist in your diabetes control. Debby Kay,  DAD Alliance Executive Director and award-winning canine trainer and breeder, speaks with us about the mission of DAD Alliance. Learn how the DAD … Continue reading

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Brain Function During Low Blood Sugar

A study shows that executive cognitive function is impaired during low blood glucose. All people, with diabetes and without, suffer from executive cognitive function impairment during hypoglycemia. Dr. Alex Graveling, Specialty Registrar, Diabetes & Endocrinology at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, speaks … Continue reading

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The TEDDY Study and T1D Sparks

Researchers have been trying to identify causes of T1D for decades but their research has been unsuccessful. By identifying the genes that predispose a person to T1D, and studying what environmental triggers switch these genes on, the TEDDY Study was … 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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