The two major forms of diabetes are type 1 (previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, IDDM, or juvenile-onset diabetes) and type 2 (previously called noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, NIDDM, or maturity-onset diabetes).
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes share one central feature: elevated blood sugar (glucose) levels due to insufficiencies of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Insulin is a key regulator of the body's metabolism. It works in the...Read more
This is Day 4 of a 5 day intensive mastering your diabetes program that I participated in at the Diabetes Research Institute. Please read... Read more »
I had a rather frightening experience recently. I wasn't scared at the time, but when I look back at it - I shiver. I developed Type 2... Read more »
A new survey of people with diabetes shows that we consider blood glucose testing to be one of the least challenging aspect of managing it.... Read more »