Diabetes Information You Can Trust

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Now more than ever, people are seeking information about diabetes. It is the most searched chronic illness on the internet. But how can you be sure what’s posted is accurate and scientifically valid? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can be a really valuable resource, providing information…

Type 1 diabetes and insurance “churn”

– In early adulthood, many people go through job transitions between the ages of 18 and 50, people have about a dozen jobs. And there’s a potential then, for people not to be covered in health insurance between those jobs. If you have a chronic condition, especially one that requires a lot of medical care,…

What Is Prediabetes | Does prediabetes turn into diabetes

Prediabetes is a warning sign of Diabetes. It’s when your blood glucose level is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough to be considered diabetes.There are no clear symptoms of prediabetes. Prediabetes is an indication that you could develop type 2 diabetes if you don’t make some lifestyle changes. How do you know you…

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the amount of glucose, or blood sugar, gets too high. This is glucose, the main source of our body’s energy which comes mostly from the food we eat. Normally, insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from our food get into our cells to be used…

Mac Morgan: Journey from Type 1 diabetes diagnosis

LEXY SCHEEN TAKES A LOOK AT HIS JOURNEY FROM DIAGNOSIS TO NOW. WE MET MAC MORGAN WHEN HE WAS NINE YEARS OLD.. HE HAD JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES.. AS A TYPICAL FOURTH GRADER A CRITICAL PART OF MANAGING HIS DIABETES.. WAS STICKING HIMSELF TO TEST HIS SUGAR… AND INJECTING INSULIN ABOUT 6…

Why Ginger is Dangerous for Diabetes [TURN ON SUBTITLES!]

First, let’s look at the good things with ginger. Need to fire up the digestive juices and get some appetite? Ginger Want to improve the absorbtion and assimilation of essential nutrients in your body? Ginger Feel air sick or nauseous? Ginger Got a farting contest with yourself? Ginger Does your belly moan, groan and talk…