Could a Virus be a Major Cause for Juvenile Diabetes?

Two studies conducted in March at the Peninsula Medical School in the South West of England, the University of Brighton and the Department of Pathology at Glasgow Royal Infirmary provide evidence that common viruses may cause childhood Diabetes, paving the way for potential vaccines against the the disease, researchers said. One team showed that enteroviruses […]

Tour de Cure Near You!

      As some of you may know the Tour de Cure is a series of fund-raising cycling events held in 40 states across the U.S. to benefit the American Diabetes Association. It is thought of as a ride and not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the […]

Injection Sites of a Pump User

      I have been using my insulin pump for about 3 and a half years now and have always had my injection site on my abdomen. I was told this is where the insulin should be delivered to have it take effect the quickest. Unfortunately during this time of the year, I have […]

Sotomayor Could be the First Type 1 Diabetic in the Supreme Court

      If confirmed Sonya Sotomayor will be the first known member of the US Supreme Court with Type 1 Diabetes. When Sotomayor was diagnosed at age 8, in the 1960s, patients with Type 1 diabetes weren’t expected to live full lives like a healthy individual would live. But improvements in monitoring and treatment […]

Diabetes and the Swine Flu

      With the swine Flu grabbing the headlines lately I thought I would post some information about how we can avoid putting ourselves at risk. Since 1997 experts have warned us of a horrific worldwide influenza outbreak, when the first human cases of so-called H5N1 avian influenza were reported in Hong Kong.  Two […]

8-Year-Old Girl Dies Suddenly from Type 1 Diabetes.

In Akron, Ohio an 8-year-old girl suddenly died from undetected Type 1 Diabetes. Her mother wants to share her story with all parents to make sure what happened to her family doesn’t happen to another. Full Video The family of 8-year-old Julia Tatum didn’t even realize the girl had diabetes. Her mother, Paulette Richmond, thought […]

“Artificial Pancreas” I’ll Take one!

      Watch CBS Videos Online This is great news that was just released, I would not know what to do with myself all day if I didnt even have to think about it anymore! From the time I get up until I go to bed I am testing, taking insulin or thinking about […]

Does Monavie Really Help Diabetics?

There have been numerous people across the internet and on the streets claiming that Monavie has “cured” or helped sugar levels of diabetics dramatically. Being a diabetic myself I have had people approach me or call me telling me the wonders of this juice. I am a little skeptical knowing this is a business and […]

Taking Hydroxycut with Diabetes – Is it OK?

Just like everyone else out there I am trying to lose some weight and get into better shape. I would like to lose about 30 pounds over the next few months and I seem to have a hard time staying motivated and fighting cravings for carbs. This probably sounds like the story of everyone else […]