Sunday, April 26, 2015

Ann Bartlett's Posts

So, Your Spouse Has Just Been Diagnosed with Diabetes...

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like if anyone else in my family were diagnosed with diabetes. I know lots of families who have multiple type 1 members, which brings a certain set of problems.  However, what if your spouse was diagnosed with type 2?


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Probiotics: Could They be the Next Generation of Diabetes Drugs?



As a professional in the holistic business, I am one who believes that food plays a role in our health. How we choose food makes a huge difference in what is... Read moreChevron

Living With and Managing Diabetic Mastopathy

Breast care after the age of forty is mandatory, but for a woman with diabetes, breast care is a bit of a wild ride. In 1991, I had my first biopsy for a lump I found in my breast. At age 34, I had a baseline mammogram, and at age... Read moreChevron

New Cell Discovery May Be First Step in Diabetes Prevention

Within the complexity of type 1 diabetes, there are many roads to walk down to clearly understand how all the pieces of the endocrine system come together to permanently hobble our beta cells that make insulin. Immunology is where all of that science happens. 


Those of us who are armchair immunologists have hoped... Read moreChevron

Temporary Tattoo for Blood Glucose Monitoring

The research into better technology for finger pricking has been steady, albeit slow, as the best options seem to be smaller gauge lancets.  But a smaller lancet isn’t advancing diabetes management to something that smacks the pain factor and the Read moreChevron