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 […]
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 […]
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...
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...
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...
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 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
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.
A closer look at the protein Nef has just changed the landscape of HIV research — and treatment.
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 […]
As early as high school, HIV panic began to rule his life — until he took action.
This long-term survivor was a homeless teen addict, now she's a college professor, HIV researcher, activist, and mom.
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, […]
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...
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. […]
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.
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 […]
Here's how providing makeup tips, Snapchatting, and showing off her legs really can count as charity work.
First pregnant women — now it's time for the rest of us to worry about the mosquito-borne, sexually transmitted disease.
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 […]