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Yumhee Park

The Future of Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

Since the development of insulin in the 1920s, diabetes has gone from an often deadly disease to one that is usually manageable. Of course, people with diabetes need to be diligent about taking their medication and administering insulin shots. That’s particularly true of people with type 1 diabetes, who must give themselves daily... Read moreChevron

posted 09/19/2014, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

The Most Effective Treatment for Type 2?

A recent meta-analysis has suggested that combining long-acting insulin with a GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1) agonist may be the “most effective” drug treatment for type 2 diabetes, meaning the best blood glucose (BG) control... Read moreChevron

David Mendosa

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

Diabetes Testing That Is Even More Gentle

Three months ago I reviewed Genteel’s new “gentle lancing instrument” here at Gentle Testing for Diabetes. The company claims... Read moreChevron

posted 09/15/2014, comments (0)|
worwiz

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Better to have loved and lost than never have loved

Well I am a type 2 diabetic, and here is my story, I hope it helps somebody. I was diagnosed about a year ago, but for many years when I would take a physical the blood sugar in my urine would be high I would just stay away from sugar and skip a meal retake the test the next day, and it would be fine. I am now 64 years old and most of my life... Read moreChevron
posted 09/09/2014, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

Pros and Cons of Injectable Diabetes Drugs

Most diabetes drugs cause us to gain weight. But those in the rather new class of drugs called GLP-1 inhibitors actually lead to weight loss.

 

People with type 2 diabetes take these drugs by injection. Insulin, the drug that people with type 1 have to inject to manage their diabetes, is notorious for leading to weight... Read moreChevron

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