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Diabetes and Aspirin

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I have had type 2 diabetes for the past 10 years, but my health is good otherwise. Should I be taking daily aspirin? I’ve heard conflicting information about taking aspirin…

Treating Hypoglycemia

Treating Hypoglycemia

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Improper treatment of hypoglycemia can lead to prolonged or severe lows as well as prolonged or severe highs. It’s time to develop a more customized approach to dealing with hypoglycemia…

Beyond Insulin

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Being on insulin no longer means that you’ve reached the end of your options for managing your diabetes. A number of other medical treatments can be used safely and effectively along with insulin…

Top 10 Tips for Better Blood Glucose Control

Top 10 Tips for Better Blood Glucose Control

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Parenting is a never-ending challenge, and so is diabetes care. Parents need to stay involved in their child’s management even when he is old enough and mature enough to perform many of his daily self-management rituals on his own…

Amylin

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Batman has Robin. The Lone Ranger has Tonto. And insulin has its own tough little partner: a hormone called amylin.

What’s that? You thought insulin worked alone, like Superman or Spiderman? Think again. Those guys only had madmen and criminals to fight. Insulin has the onerous task of keeping blood glucose in check while fending off challenges from food, stress, illness, and a slew of other hormones…

Interpreting Your Blood Sugar Monitoring Log

Analyze This!

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Learning how to interpret your own self-monitoring records can get you closer to the control you’ve always wanted…

Strike the Spike II

Strike the Spike

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Postprandial hyperglycemia refers to high blood glucose levels that occur soon after eating meals or snacks. So even though after-meal high blood glucose levels are temporary (often resembling a spike when plotted on a graph), frequent between-meal rises can cause your HbA1c to go up…

Selecting an Insulin Program for Type 1 Diabetes

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For people with Type 1 diabetes, is there really anything more personal and significant in your life than your insulin program? In a way, your insulin program defines your lifestyle. It can either dictate your meal, sleep, and activity schedules, or it…

Go Ahead, Pick Your Pump

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My plan is to go through life with two things at my side: My wife (‘til death do us part…) and my insulin pump, at least until there’s a cure for diabetes.

Choosing my wife was easy—she was the only woman who was willing…

 

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