Is Banana Good For Diabetes?

Bananas are a good source of potassium, Fiber and Vitamin C. Bananas also contains some important nutrients such as Vitamin B – 6 and Manganese. Bananas have numerous health benefits, banana contains Vitamin B – 6 which can help reduce stress and regulate metabolism. Bananas can help maintain digestion due to high fiber content present…

Precision medicine for type 1 diabetes

[MUSIC PLAYING] My name is Michael Brehm. I’m an associate professor here at the UMass Med school. I’ve actually been at UMass for over 20 years now. I started as a postdoctoral fellow. And I was able to rise through the ranks and be able to enter the tenure track here in the faculty at…

Does Tiredness Indicates Diabetes?

Many people sometimes feel fatigued, lethargic. It may be the result of hard work, excessive stress or lack of good night sleep. But it could also be related to diabetes. Tiredness is one of the most common symptoms of diabetes. What causes people with diabetes to be tired? Two common reasons for tiredness are having…

A Doctor’s Error Almost Killed Me

Dear Diary, After 12 silent years, I am finally ready to share with you my difficult diagnosis story. The beginning of my diabetic life. I was ten years old and away on a school trip when my symptoms quickly started to show. I didn’t think too much about it at the time, but I became…

Type 1 Diabetes: The Basics For Teachers & School Staff

Type 1 Diabetes: The basics for teachers and school staff Type 1 diabetes is a life-long condition, where the pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that turns glucose—or sugar—into energy. Glucose comes from many of the foods we eat – like bread, rice, pasta, milk and fruit. Your cells rely on insulin to help convert…

Diabetes and ketones

Hi everyone, It’s Nalani (diabetes_pa). I’m sorry I’ve been a little MIA from YouTube lately. I got really OCD about editing my YouTube videos and it got to the point where it was taking me so long that I just didn’t have the time for it. But the point of my YouTube is to get…

Layla’s Diabetes Story

I want to be a ballerina.My hopes and dreams for Layla are thatshe does whatever she wants in life.Layla was misdiagnosed three times.Layla was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was just 17 months old.She became really lethargic one day.And so her sugar was almost 700 by the timewe got her to the hospital….