Paramedics rushed to Justice Sonia Sotomayor's apartment on Friday after the diabetic jurist experienced a low blood sugar episode. She was not hospitalized, and went to work because she's "doing fine." Somewhere, President Trump is cackling gleefully about one of his predictions. Show More Summary
By Nancy Barton, RN, CDE, Fit4D Certified Diabetes Educator Diabetes takes a toll on the entire body, but it can also increase a patient’s risk of dental disease. Gum disease can worsen when blood sugars are not under control and, in turn, gum disease can make diabetes harder to control. A study in the Journal of the […]
[video:brightcove|5714351983001|true] When people with diabetes experience a drop in blood sugar, symptoms can occur suddenly. They may feel dizzy, shaky, confused, irritable, anxious, or lethargic. If left untreated, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) can cause unconsciousness or seizures. Show More Summary
Glucagon is the hormone that together with insulin, keeps blood sugar levels tightly managed in people without diabetes. If blood sugar gets too low, glucagon, in conjunction with other hormones in the body, is secreted to raise it. People with type 1 diabetes and some with type 2 diabetes who use blood sugar lowering medications […]
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a life-long diabetic, was treated by paramedics for low blood sugar at her home in Washington on Friday morning but was able to go to work afterward, a court spokeswoman said. The 63-year-old Sotomayor, one of the nine-member court’s four liberal...
The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor is "doing fine" after emergency medical personnel treated her at home for symptoms of low blood sugar. Sotomayor is diabetic. The court's public … Click to Continue »
Worms, blood, and sugar babies. by Dan Savage Savage Love Letters of the Day: How do you shave a hairy shithole? Should this save a sugar baby? Will this marriage go to pot? And are dildo harnesses for dicks a thing? Also, last week's...Show More Summary
New research shows that 100% juice has no impact on blood sugar levels.
(Kellen Communications - NY) New research demonstrates that 100% fruit juice has no impact on blood sugar levels.
Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family.
(JAMA Network) Obese adults with type 2 diabetes who underwent gastric bypass surgery continued to improve after five years at meeting a target for blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure control but that improvement seemed to lessen over time.
A study of families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes. The research carried out at Queen Mary University of London, University of...Show More Summary
In a recent study, researchers stated that severe high and low blood sugar levels are “serious complications of type 1 diabetes (T1D)”, and said that the relationship between depression and extreme blood sugars hasn’t been studied much in those with type 1 diabetes. So they conducted a study to look at the “bidirectional associations between […]
(Queen Mary University of London) A Queen Mary University of London study of families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes.
I grabbed the Dexcom receiver from my purse and gave the button a quick click while I was standing in line for coffee, checking the graph and noticing the single “What UP!” arrow pointing my blood sugar up from 146 mg/dL. A moment of mental math took place: I was rising, but I had some insulin on board, and how...
There is no denying that pure glucose or dextrose (the crystalline form of glucose) is by far the fastest and most accurate way to treat a low blood sugar level. Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution book states: “Glucose, the sugar of blood sugar, does not have to be digested or converted in the liver to anything […]
Being “real people sick.” Ugh! Regular illnesses can definitely affect blood sugar and diabetes management. Is there a reason why we can feel so terrible? In this TED-Ed video “The surprising reason you feel awful when you’re sick,” Marco A. Sotomayor explains what’s actually making you feel sick. “It starts with a tickle in your throat […]
HbA1c is a marker that can determine your average blood sugar (glucose) levels over the previous 3-months. The post What Is HbA1c and A Normal HbA1c Range? Explained In Plain English appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Damien Vazquez’ Sugar Promotions, will promote its card titled “New Blood”, featuring Issac “Canelito” Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs), vs. Alejandro Frias (6-2-1, 3 KOs), fighting for the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title in a 10-round main-event. Show More Summary
Patients with Type I diabetes have a poorly functioning pancreas that doesn’t produce enough, or any, insulin to metabolize blood glucose. Constant and regular injections are a norm for millions suffering from the disease. But now researchers at Cornell University, working with others from Novo Nordisk and University of Michigan Medical School, have developed an implantable […]