Sugar-free chocolates and candies can be tempting when you have diabetes, but they can actually raise your blood sugar.
When you hide your health challenges from your children, you miss an opportunity to teach them about the real world and real life.
With RA and diabetes, eating is a balancing act. Rick shares his healthy diet and worthy pleasures.
A new type of wound covering approved by the FDA for certain types of diabetic foot ulcers promotes faster healing than standard treatments.
A wound on your foot or leg that doesn’t heal can turn into a deep sore that quickly becomes infected. Here’s what you can do to prevent that from happening.
To understand diabetes, you have to know how your body uses glucose and how it is regulated by insulin.
The FDA recently approved a new antibody test to help diagnose type 1 diabetes. It should be available to U.S. and Canadian labs soon.
What happens if a person with type 1 diabetes takes Januvia? My reply: Januvia is the brand name for a diabetes drug that’s also known as sitagliptin. Sitagliptin was the first diabetes treatment approved in a new class of drugs known as DPP-4 inhibi...
Type 1 diabetes is just one of multiple autoimmune diseases. We inherit risk of autoimmunity primarily in the HLA complex located on chromosome six. Due to the close linkage of genes coding particularly for type 1 diabetes, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, J...
As all families with young children with type 1 diabetes know, it is a balancing act to try to keep blood glucose levels within a defined range. Our Diabetes team at Children’s National Medical Center recommends different ranges based on the age of t...