Thursday, July 30, 2015

Insulin & Pumps

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Insulin pumps deliver rapid-acting insulin all day through a catheter placed under your skin. Using a pump means you have more flexibility with your meal schedule. However, pumps, cartridges, and infusion sets are more expensive than syringes used for insulin injection.

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Type 2 diabetes is defined as having insulin resistance (IR). At least in the early stages of the disease, you’re producing plenty of insulin, but because of the IR, the insulin doesn’t work very well. (Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and results in insulin deficiency.)   Thus one would think that any treatment that reduced IR would…

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Ann Bartlett, Health Guide, posted How To Get Your Preferred Insulin… One of the biggest frustrations for anyone living with diabetes is getting the…

07/23/15

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Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro, posted A Smart Insulin Patch In the usual effusive prose of health-related news stories, the media has latched on to a mouse…

06/26/15

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Insulin and Your Heart John, I'm sorry you're so angry.

04/03/15

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Insulin: First-line treatment? Dana, some people have been taking insulin for 50 or more years. Dr Richard Bernstein has…

03/30/15

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