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 non-insulin-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 absolute or relative insufficiencies of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Insulin is a key regulator of the body's metabolism....Read more
In October 2013, The Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at The Children’s National Health System inaugurated the first... Read more »
I had an emotional roller coaster of a diabetes year. I took over The Diabetes OC in July and had some amazing scheduled chats in the... Read more »
This summer has had many ups and downs, and I've hit both ends of the emotional spectrum! My business started to work on expansion in... Read more »