The Breakdown of Insulin Pump Accessories

With an insulin pump, skip a meal without worries. Manage your diabetes more efficiently without fussing over conventional insulin injection therapy that necessitates multiple injections with syringes or insulin pens. Pumps are aided by the following insulin pump accessories. Infusion Set This disposable component to your insulin pump normally consists of a cannula and a […]

Continuous Glucose Monitoring…. Hopefully

I know I haven’t posted in quite a while, I have a had a ton of changes going on with job changes and some other events that kept me pretty busy. Since all of the changes, I decided I was going to add one more thing to that mix. I changed the injection site for […]

Playing Game’s With Your Diabetes!

One of the hardest things to get a young child with diabetes to learn is how important it is to check your sugar levels on a regular basis. Some parents don’t even realize how important it is and how it will effect their child’s body over time if their sugar is always high and never […]

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Researchers from Duke University Medical Center have analyzed data from nearly 58,000 patients included in the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database (BOLD), the largest repository of medical information on people who’ve undergone the weight-loss surgery. Only about 10 percent had complications, according to the study, which was to be presented Wednesday at the annual meeting of […]

FDA OKs drug that treats diabetes through the brain

Patients with Type 2 Diabetes may soon get a very different treatment approach: A drug that helps control blood sugar via the brain — an idea sparked, surprisingly, by the metabolism of migrating birds. The Food and Drug Administration approved Cycloset, maker VeroScience Inc announced. It’s a new version of an old drug called bromocriptine, […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Lifescan pulling through with a great iPhone 3.0 app!

Today at Apple’s iPhone event in Cupertino, Lifescan announced it will be releasing an iPhone app for diabetices, allowing them to send their meters results via bluetooth or a docking cable directly to their iPhone. From there the results can be sent to parents, doctors or nutrionists. Below is from today’s event: “By far the […]