All about diabetes you should know – Part 2

all about diabetes you should know – part 2 gestational diabetes is a condition brought about by high blood glucose levels that remain high during pregnancy the health of the mother and fetus as well as the development of the fetus can be adversely affected by this form of diabetes a gestational diabetes diet plan…

The Exam Room: Diabetes and the Prevention Pointers

Like many of you, my holiday were filled with family, friends and lots and lots of eating. Which is why this month I’m trying to get back to a healthier lifestyle. Sure, part of that is trying to maintain my supermodel physique, but it’s also to protect myself against developing problems like diabetes, which effects…

7 Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes

7 Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes One in four people worldwide now have diabetes, and numbers are on the rise, but by making some small changes to lifestyle, you can achieve big differences in diabetes control. Diabetes is a condition where there’s too much sugar in the blood because the hormone insulin is absent Type…

Diabetes and gene therapy: from lab bench to bedside

Ann: I’ve been working in the field of type 1 diabetes research for a number of years now. I am very passionate about wanting to find a cure for type 1 diabetes because it is a very significantly detrimental disease especially in young children. In type 1 diabetes the beta cells of the pancreas are…

Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

Hi guys! Happy Halloween. Enjoy your sweets in moderation. But tomorrow, November 1st, is the start of National Diabetes Awareness Month. So this month is so important to those of us that have diabetes in our households, or amongst our friends and family because we really do need to raise awareness of the importance and…

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes Described In Words

If I had to describe type 1 diabetes in one word I would say it’s exhausting It’s maddening It’s challenging Unpredictable Expensive Frustrating, depressing, tiring, tedious, overwhelming, 24/7/365 days, nonstop It doesn’t give me a break It makes it hard for me to concentrate in school The exhaustion is real, the anxiety is real, the…