Tag Archives: T1D

Why #Puberty is Challenging for #T1D

All good things come with age, if you look at it from that perspective. However the challenges we all face with puberty are magnified for teens with Type 1 diabetes because of the necessary hormone we know as human growth … Continue reading

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#Trauma on Our #Health

It turns-out our brains have a vital role in regulating our immune response. It also happens to be that our brains can be disoriented when a stressful event or trauma hits. So where does this leave us for the impact … Continue reading

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Should We Treat #T1D Like a #PeanutButterAllergy

The riddle of Type 1 diabetes has been a bit of a lifelong obsession to me. Type 1 diabetes is brought on by an autoimmune attack. What that means is the body attacks the insulin and/or insulin-producing cells. So I’m … Continue reading

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#Emotional Toll #Diabetes Takes on #Kids

Every parent will tell you there’s no book on parenting. To add insult to injury (for lack of a better phrase) whatever you do as a parent of a kid with Type 1 diabetes – don’t make them feel bad about … Continue reading

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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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Why #DIabetes is a #Thugs to Me

If you’ve lived with diabetes for a minute, you’ve formed an opinion on it. To me, it has assumed the role of a thug. A criminal or a thief can actually be locked-up but this character doesn’t have a persona … Continue reading

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Rising #Trend of #Diabetes in #Kids

Researchers are baffled as to why the incidence of diabetes has been increasing in kids. It’s not just type 2 diabetes, either; type 1 diabetes is making its mark, too. Studies between 2002 and 2012 for both types of diabetes … 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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@salkinstitute Where #Skin Regulates #bG

Did you know that your “gamma” could make insulin? The problem with insulin-producing cells is that we can only get them harvested from a cadaver or harvested from  a human embryo. Both of those options are either in short-supply or … 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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