Month: March 2019

Diabetes, Diabetes Symptoms

Any advice for a new diabetic?

So a couple months ago, at the age of 29, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and have since then, gotten the general hang of testing my blood sugars, counting carbs and taking insulin (the basics). I've explored this Reddit forum and am very grateful for it! My question is, what are some practical […]

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Tips on Lowering Your Risk for Diabetes Type 2

The body relies on the entry of glucose into cells to generate energy for various activities and body functions. This entry is facilitated by the action of insulin which drives glucose into cells. Type 2 diabetes results when there is either not enough insulin or the body’s cells are resistant to its actions. This leads […]

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How I Loop: Near-Zero Risk for Hypoglycemia for the First Time in 30 Years

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Kelly Close Read about Kelly’s better quality of life on Loop, as well as the difficulties that ultimately ended her Looping experience; part 2 of a series on a hybrid-closed-loop app to automate basal insulin delivery​ When I heard about Loop, I was dying to try […]

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Diabetes, the Modern Day Plague

Diabetes is actually classed as a good metabolic process disorder. Metabolic process is the way your body digests food items that individuals eat for power as well as growth. The majority of the food we ingest is converted in to glucose. Glucose is a sort of glucose in our blood and it certainly is the […]

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Managing type 1 diabetes with low carb with Dr. Katharine Morrison

29 views How can you manage type 1 diabetes using a low-carb diet? In this interview from the PHC in London, we sit down with Dr. Katharine Morrison to take a deep dive into type 1 diabetes. Katharine answers questions about the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, how you can manage it, […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Exposure to Flame-Retardant Chemicals During Pregnancy a Problem?

In June of 2018, the journal Environment International reported on a study showing a link between polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), molecules used as flame retardants, and Gestational diabetes. Investigators at Nanchang University and several other research institutions in China compared 439 pregnant women over a two-year period. They measured the women's PBDE blood levels during […]