Month: February 2019

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Tested: Book to Inspire People With Type 1 Diabetes into Action

Tim Hoy, an author of several books, has written a book for people with diabetes called Tested. He was diagnosed in 1976 and has lived with type 1 diabetes for 43 years. Tim grew up in a small rural community in New Zealand and in his own words has “gone on to enjoy an amazing […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Obesity, Arsenic, and Diabetes

Being overweight or obese raises the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by contributing to inflammation in the body and free radicals. Arsenic has many of the same effects and… can lead to high blood sugar levels, as well as causing damage to the beta cells in the pancreas. Scientists at the University of California […]

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Former Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jason Johnson, Shares How Wearing an Insulin Pump Changed His Game

Retired Major League Baseball pitcher, Jason Johnson was the first player permitted to use an insulin pump out on the field while playing during a major league game. Jason recently sat down with Great Day, Tampa Bay to share how that shift in how he managed his diabetes gave him a better sense of control […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Predicting Gestational Diabetes Early

Gestational diabetes is similar to Type 2 diabetes except it occurs during pregnancy. While it is a temporary form of the disease which usually disappears after childbirth, it is a sign of insulin resistance and means full-blown Type 2 diabetes could be around the corner. The condition is generally diagnosed between weeks 24 and 26 […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – My Story

I am sharing this story with diabetics in the hopes that they will be inspired to bring their type 2 diabetes under control. Signs of type 2 diabetes In September 2009 when Dr. Robinson diagnosed me as a type 2 diabetic, my blood glucose was so high that his face turned red as he viewed […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – The Role of Genes in Diabetic Complications

Type 2 diabetes affects the whole body because it affects the heart and blood vessels, and blood travels through almost every living tissue. Why do some individuals develop particular complications, while others do not? Having specific genes makes people susceptible to certain conditions. As these genes are found and matched with complications to which they […]