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Diabetes Care in Pennsylvania Schools Strengthened by New Law

By Jim Cahill It expands who can provide diabetes care during the school day. Pennsylvania legislators have passed a law that will make it easier for children with type 1 diabetes to manage their blood sugar levels in school. The legislation enables public and private school staff members who lack medical or nursing licenses to perform […]

Official Diabetic Diet Takes a Hit in the U.K.

DailyMail.com has a few of the details. A snippet: More than 120,000 people signed up to a ‘low-carb’ diet plan launched by the forum diabetes.co.uk in a backlash against official advice. More than 80,000 of those who ditched a low-fat high-carbohydrate diet found their blood glucose level drop after ten weeks. By rejecting official guidelines […]

Contest: The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years

We have a copy of The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years by Dr. Paul Thomas MD and Jennifer Margulis PhD from Ballantine Books to give away. Leave...

Religion and Conscience: Vaccine Rights

Note: We invite you to visit the NVIC site regularly for updates on the current state of vaccine rights and issues across the country. Here is a blog entry titled: Religion and Conscience are Intertwined. By Marco Caceres People vie...

Generation Rescue and New Kids Helping Newly Diagnosed Kids

What a great story of grass roots support from our friends at Generation Rescue. Look at what a NKOTB fan did for GR! August 17, 2016 Donnie Wahlberg Birthday Surprise Helps Families Affected by Autism! Generation Rescue board member and...

New Diabetes Prevention Program is a Weight-Loss Plan in Disguise

The government plans to create a diabetes prevention program, but the program may well hurt more people than it helps... The post New Diabetes Prevention Program is a Weight-Loss Plan in Disguise appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

JDRF and Arecor Ltd Partner for Ultra-Concentrated Insulin for Insulin-Delivery Devices

JDRF has partnered with Arecor Ltd. to help bring about the development of a rapid-acting insulin that is stable and ultra-concentrated. The coming of insulin-delivery devices such as smaller insulin pumps, artificial pancreas systems and other wearable insulin-delivery systems will all require concentrated insulin. Show More Summary

Surprise Hospital Charges

A new law aims to let seniors know if they might face unexpected charges — not covered by Medicare — related to staying in a hospital for "observation." But is this notification enough to fix the problem? The post Surprise Hospital Charges appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Two Scientists Just Figured Out How to Stop HIV From Progressing Into AIDS

A closer look at the protein Nef has just changed the landscape of HIV research — and treatment.

Diabetes: It’s Not Rocket Science… Or Is It?

Here on DiabetesPowerShow, we have often said that “taking good care of yourself with Diabetes is not rocket science”…well…on today’s show, we actually put that theory to the test…with an actual Rocket Scientist…really…a real live NASA Rocket Scientist! Ernie Prado serves as a Technical Project Manager at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in the Space Vehicle Mockup […]

Having Sex With Poz Men Helped Kick My Fear of HIV

As early as high school, HIV panic began to rule his life — until he took action.

Injection Drug User Turned Professor & Activist Carrie Foote is #16 of 75 Amazing HIV+ People of 2016

This long-term survivor was a homeless teen addict, now she's a college professor, HIV researcher, activist, and mom.

You Can’t “Control” Your Blood Sugar!

I’m getting very vocal these days about the insanity of expecting people with diabetes to  “control” their blood sugar. I feel I’ve got the right. 44 years of daily, hourly experience, scientific and systems theory behind me, and the known and accepted unpredictability of biological systems. That’s us. Don’t let people – your doctor, educator, […]

Normalizing Autism--We Have No Choice

By Anne Dachel Countries around the world can no longer ignore all the neurologically disabled children and young adults everywhere. Despite the pretense that nothing is really going on, that we've only in recent decades understood that there are people...

With MS, Ordinary Acts Become Feats Worth Celebrating

We don’t get to see the “beautiful game” of hurling much in West Kerry; this is Gaelic football country. The two games are not dissimilar in their rules, finesse, and skill required — and they can be equally confusing and brutal to the first-time observer. Each team’s supporters are staunch in their conviction to club and county. […]

The Not-So-Affordable Care Act and Me

It's disheartening to hear that companies are pulling out of Obamacare because they're not making enough money... The post The Not-So-Affordable Care Act and Me appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Patients Prefer Tech Savy Doctors and Solutions

A survey from Salesforce reveals most US adults desire digital communication with their healthcare providers. Salesforce is a customer relationship management company which surveyed over 1,700 US adults who have both health insurance and a primary care doctor in order to find out how they communicate with their healthcare providers, their thoughts on telemedicine and […]

Kim Kardashian Raises Money for 63,000 Days Worth of HIV Meds

Here's how providing makeup tips, Snapchatting, and showing off her legs really can count as charity work.

The Zika Virus Can Kill Adult Brain Cells

First pregnant women — now it's time for the rest of us to worry about the mosquito-borne, sexually transmitted disease.

7 Things to Consider if Your Exercise Performance is Struggling

Has your exercise performance been less than you’d hoped recently? There are many different things that can cause fatigue, but here are some potential causes (and solutions) to consider. Inadequate Rest Time A really simple answer to your exercise issues is that you may be getting through your workouts well, but then fail to perform […]

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