Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tips for Caring for Diabetes Supplies

Taking care of your diabetes supplies is an important step in your diabetes-treatment plan. Supplies are fragile and should be treated with care. After all, they help keep you alive– their failure could result in a major detriment to your … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial Compares Leading-Edge Treatments for Obesity and Diabetes

Recent studies suggest that bariatric surgery (which promotes weight loss by restricting the body’s ability to take in and process nutrients) may lead to impressive resolutions or even cures for many with type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Diabetes & Sick Days: Which Meds Are Okay And When

It’s likely that sometime this winter you were sick – or will get sick. Whether it’s a cold or the flu, this season seems to be when illness strikes. When you’re living with diabetes and you get sick, your blood-sugar … Continue reading

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Obesity: Why It is So Important in Diabetes

by C. Ronald Kahn, MD Joslin Diabetes Center Everybody has fat.  Even highly trained athletes have at least 10 pounds of fat, and in normal weight men and woman, fat can be as much as 20% of body weight or … Continue reading

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What’s Special about Diabetes for Women.

Are men really from Mars and women from Venus? If I knew or had at least written the book, I would be a lot wealthier. Certainly there are biological differences between men and women that are reflected in the impact … Continue reading

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