For any person with diabetes, deciding to go on a pump is a big decision that involves a careful analysis of the pros and cons of both pump and injection therapy. Many endocrinologists encourage diabetics of nearly every age to consider a pump for optimized glucose... Read more
There is no doubt that Type 1 Diabetes is no fun; particularly if you are a little kid who is strapped with its relentless demands. Add to this the feeling of isolation that accompanies having diabetes and a child can feel very much alone and put upon.
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I'm American but I'm originally from South America - I was born in Venezuela. We have a saying that translated into English says, "Hope is the last thing to go". I often think about that. I find that hope is one of the most powerful things on earth. When people are in great danger, suffering, miserable, or... Read more
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By the early twentieth-century, doctors knew that some women, at that time it seemed to be mostly white women, had sugar appear in their urine toward the end of their pregnancies. They... Read more