Press Release – Lilly and the JDRF Partner to Fund Regenerative Medicine Research in Type 1 Diabetes

INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK – Eli Lilly and Company and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) today announced that they have signed an agreement to fund early-stage research that could enable patients with type 1 diabetes to regenerate insulin -producing cells destroyed by the disease.

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 […]

Glucometer – Too Hot or Too Cold to Test

One of the main things that I hate with extreme temperatures is that none of of my glucometers (I have 3) ever work when they have been sitting in extreme heat or extreme cold. You would think someone with a little smarts could design a special case which would prevent the device from getting too […]

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 […]

A Little Thing Called “Dawn Phenomenon”

For those of you who do not know what dawn phenomenon is, it is simply an increase in blood sugar in the middle of the night or sometimes referred to as the “dawn effect”. Typically between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM the sugar levels of some diabetics rise abnormally. Some researchers say that it is […]

Nick Jonas Lobbies for Diabetes Research

      Barack Obama’s two daughters have already met Nick Jonas at the Kids’ Inaugural Ball, the President himself, finally met the youngest Jonas brother yesterday. However, that wasn’t the only reason Nick was in Washington. Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 13, and is now fighting for […]

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 […]