Monday, April 21, 2014

All Posts

Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Help Bring Timesulin to the US

I’ve talked about the important ingredient added to Novo Nordisk’s Echo Pen and Will DuBois was over the moon about it! <> But the flip side of this story is that we only have one insulin pen, in the US, that offers us a memory cap. And it works for only one type of insulin, which rapid acting insulin. So what about my flex pen... Read moreChevron
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

Director, Child/Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's Nat'l

Vitamin D, Yogurt, and Diabetes

  I have written multiple blogs about the relationship between vitamin D and diabetes. Indeed, evidence based research clearly indicates an association between diabetes and vitamin D; but not necessarily a causal one. As vitamin D levels can be greatly increased by ingesting over the counter (OTC) vitamin D supplements, I am greatly... Read moreChevron
posted 03/10/2014, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Diabetes Help on the Internet

Recently a fellow passenger asked me what I missed most about home. We were on a small ship and were out of contact with the rest of the world. I realized that besides missing my friends and my usual food and drink, being able to use the Internet was what I wanted most. In fact, just as my shipmate asked that question, a devastating rainstorm... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

Gene Mutation Reduces Risk of Type 2

The news services have been busy describing the recent finding that people with a rare mutation are protected from getting type 2 diabetes, even when they’re obese.   The mutation affects a gene involved with zinc uptake into beta cells, and when the gene is knocked out, both insulin secretion and insulin clearance are affected. The... Read moreChevron
posted 03/07/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

The Smart Insulin Pen: Pendiq

Pens are a device that we kind of don’t think about or talk about. Most of the conversation about delivery systems is left to talking about pump technology. However, pens are a basic device delivery system that I feel has missed the mark for people with diabetes.   Most people with type 1 view the pump as the ultimate management... Read moreChevron

Ask a Question

Get answers from our experts and community members.

View all questions (4013) >