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Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Contributor : Description : Content : December 19, 2014 ( HealthFinder ) - In what scientists say is a first, a new analysis suggests that some blood types place women at a higher risk for...

Islet Cell Transplantation Restores Type 1 Diabetics' Blood Sugar Defense Mechanisms

Contributor : Description : Content : December 19, 2014 ( ScienceDaily ) - Type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients who have developed low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a complication of insulin treatments...

Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders Linked to Urban Stressors

Contributor : Description : Content : December 16, 2014 ( Healio ) - Diabetes and metabolic disorders may be more common among people in developing nations who live in cities vs. those who remain...

Fat Cells- May Be Beneficial As Insulin For Type 2 Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : December 19, 2014 ( DiabetesHealth ) - Brown fat – considered the good fat compared to villainous white fat cells - may make you thinner by not only burning...

Fix His Hair!

There are many words that are shouted from the bench during the course of a youth hockey game. "Skate!!!" is a popular one. "[Insert boy name]!!! Skate!!!" adds more...

Genetic Variations Associated with Traits Underlying Type 2 Diabetes in Mexican-Americans

Contributor : Description : Content : December 18, 2014 ( Medical Xpress ) — While people of Mexican ancestry are nearly twice as likely to develop Type 2 diabetes as people of European...

Genentech Receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Lucentis

Contributor : Description : Content : December 18, 2014 ( Helio ) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy designation for Lucentis for treatment of diabetic...

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Hypoglycemic Variability in Type 1 Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : December 11, 2014 ( Renal & Urology News ) — Higher glycemic variability in the hypoglycemic domain is associated with premature ejaculation (PE) in...

Tricky...

Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and...

Holiday Resources

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Novel Agent Decreases Neuropathic Pain in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : December 16, 2014 ( Medicalxpress ) - Molecular Medicine, a peer-reviewed biomedical journal published by the Feinstein Institute Press, published the...

Declines in IQ Identified in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : December 16, 2014 ( Medscape ) - The first study to follow intelligence quotient (IQ) in type 1 diabetes patients from diagnosis in childhood into young...

Hypoglycemia Increased Risks for CV Events, Death in Patients with Diabetes on Insulin

Contributor : Description : Content : December 16, 2014 ( Healio ) - Insulin-treated patients with diabetes who experience hypoglycemia are also more likely to experience cardiovascular events...

The Bed Has a Nicole Print...

I went to sleep last night and dreamed nearly immediately. In my slumber, I saw big buildings and giant purple birds and there was an underground city (a recurring theme in my dreams) and also I was...

Starting on the t:slim

I am officially underway with Tandem’s t:slim insulin pump. Last Wednesday, I went in for initial training and have been enjoying the differences and newness for the past six days. After so much...

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by Nicole Purcell
Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...