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Not the Flu

A wicked little tickle in the back of my throat. Some nausea. No fever, but checking it ten times a day to make sure still no fever. A massive headache. Blood sugars stuck around 130 – 180 mg/dL but not too spikey. No ketones. My anxiety is pretty damn peaky these days, and the aggressive flu season isn’t helping take...

Why Emily Is Not Afraid of Diabetes

Sixteen year old Emily has had type 1 diabetes since she was twelve. Emily has some wisdom that can keep us from being afraid of diabetes. She also talks about how the predictability of school days help her blood sugars and self-managing. While Scott often talks to parents on the Juicebox Podcast, this is a […]

Cookies Made with Love Are Better: Giving Yourself Compassion Instead of Criticism

By Cassady Kintner Let’s pretend that you just checked your blood sugar and it’s 264 mg/dL. What is your immediate thought? To get the full effect of this post, please take a few moments and write down some of the thoughts that run through your head. I’ve done this exercise with numerous folks with diabetes […]

Low Blood Sugar Kits for Theatre and Other Activities

This article is reprinted with permission from D-Mom Blog. Find the original article here. Summary: For theatre tech week and performances and for other activities, we create low blood sugar kits that are easily accessible. My daughter Q is very active in local theatre and music. If your child does theatre, you know that tech […]

Poor Blood Sugar Management, Not Diet Intervention is Tied to Disordered Eating

Researchers conducted a study to see if young people with type 1 diabetes who followed a dietary intervention would experience increased disordered eating behaviors. They also looked into the relationship between disordered eating behaviors and blood sugar management and variability. Show More Summary

Scientists discover new link between bone cells and blood sugar level

(KU Leuven) Bone cells do not just form new bone, they also influence the blood sugar level. Leuven scientists have now discovered a new mechanism that controls this link. The metabolism of bone cells determines how much sugar they use; if the bone cells consume more sugar than normal, this can lower the glucose level in the blood. Show More Summary

Ketone drink could help diabetics by lowering blood sugar

For the first time it has been shown that drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels, presenting a potential future method to control spikes in blood sugar experienced by diabetics. Type 2 diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the past few decades. Show More Summary

Get Bent

508 mg/dL. What?  No way. 488 mg/dL.  501 mg/dL. Dexcom was just saying HIGH to me. I made some really dumb decisions.  I should have pulled that site out and replaced it last night at 9 pm when it became obvious that my blood sugar was not responding to the insulin from my boluses.  Instead, the thick and sticky pudding...

High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Memory Decline

last weekHealth : Well

Scores on cognitive tests declined with rising blood glucose levels, even in people without diabetes.

5 Tips on How to Save Time Food Shopping and Cooking

People with diabetes have extra time-consuming tasks during the week involving managing their blood sugar levels and the supplies they use as well as lifestyle related goals like eating well and exercising regularly. So in this post we’re going to share some tips on how to save time cooking with some help from Kim Godek. […]

Dexcom G5 or FreeStyle Libre: Which is Better at Reducing Low Blood Sugar?

A new study comparing the impact of the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor and FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System on hypoglycemia showed that the Dexcom G5 helped to reduce low blood sugars in people with type 1 diabetes who struggle with low blood sugar. A PRNewswire press release states that this randomized and controlled […]

GlucoScanner, a Non-Invasive Blood Glucometer: Interview with Stefano Valenzi

Being able to measure blood glucose levels without pricking a finger would improve the lives of millions of diabetic patients around the world. Not only would the pain go away, but patients would be more willing to check their sugar levels regularly, leading to better management of diabetes. A group of Italian researchers based in […]

Medical News Today: Honeymoon phase in diabetes: What you need to know

When people are first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, they may experience a honeymoon phase, where blood sugar levels remain normal with little or no help.

Research Shows Link Between Periodontal Disease and Stroke

We know that seeing a dentist regularly for cleanings and early identification of any gum or tooth problems is important to avoid periodontal disease. For those with diabetes, managing blood sugar levels is crucial for oral health, too. People with diabetes tend to be at higher risk for stroke and for periodontal disease because of […]

Dating and Relationships for People With Diabetes

Dating and relationships can be challenging even in the best of circumstances. So what about dating when you live with diabetes? If you’re reliant on subcutaneous insulin infusion, blood sugar checks, and the general mindfulness associated with chronic illness, navigating the waters of love (and lust) can be quite the adventure, but there are certain […]

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food You Should Have For Breakfast This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

Weight loss starts fresh each morning and what you eat sets the course. "The best food to eat at breakfast is high in protein and good fats, which keep your blood sugar steady and provide energy from a nutrient-dense source that will keep you satiated,” says culinary nutrition expert, Andrea Wien. Show More Summary

Issac “Canelito” Avelar Captures WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight Title

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

Tonight at the Explanada de Expoplaza in Aguascalientes, MX, Sugar Promotions presented “New Blood”. In the 10-round main event Issac “Canelito” Avelar (14-0, 9 KOs) captured the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title with a TKO victory over Alejandro Frias (6-3-1, 3 KOs). Show More Summary

Free Foods

“You can have pickles? Or gelatin? Or cucumber slices!” My mom tried to make these options sound appealing and delicious, but when I was kid and my blood sugar was super high, pickles weren’t what I craved. My body wanted to chug water and cheeseburgers simultaneously in efforts to cleanse the ketones and sate the high hunger. “Can I have...

Even obese breast cancer survivors may cut heart disease risk with exercise

3 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - Exercise can help overweight and obese breast cancer survivors reverse what’s known as metabolic syndrome - a cluster of conditions like high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar that raise risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes - a new study suggests.

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