Type 1 Diabetes: Understanding Blood Sugar

Type 1 Diabetes: Understanding Blood Sugar

Understanding blood sugar: The basics for school staff Checking blood sugar is one of the most important tasks of managing type 1 diabetes. If you have a student with type 1 diabetes in your classroom, even for part of the…

Korean researchers develop nanopatch to monitor diabetes

Korean researchers develop nanopatch to monitor diabetes

Diabetics have to check their blood sugar levels at least once a day, and previous methods made this a painful and troublesome process. But Korean researchers have found an easier and more accurate way of doing it. Lee Ji-won has…

Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar levels can be controlled and diabetes functionally cured for nine months. The findings, from researchers at Washington University School of…

8 Signs That You Didn’t Know Could Mean You Are Diabetic

8 Signs That You Didn’t Know Could Mean You Are Diabetic

Look who’s back! Hey there bestie viewer! Are you a diabetic? Do you think you might be on your way to becoming one? Millions of Americans suffer with diabetes and about 40 thousand will be diagnosed this year alone. Diabetes…

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After a few uncertain minutes, she began…

What Medications treat Diabetes?

What Medications treat Diabetes?

Hi, I’m Peter Lwin. Welcome to Blood Sugar Magic or BSM. The information provided is intended for Australian audiences only and is general in nature. It does not replace advice given to you by your healthcare professional. Please read this…

Food and Your Blood Sugar — Lantus and Novolog – Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP

Food and Your Blood Sugar — Lantus and Novolog – Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP

>>HOW DOES INSULIN AND FOOD AFFECT YOUR BLOOD SUGAR? YOU ARE TAKING TWO TYPES OF INSULIN. LANTUS® INSULIN, YOU CAN SEE IN GREEN, IS A BACKGROUND BASAL INSULIN, AND NOVOLOG® INSULIN IS, YOU CAN SEE IN BLUE, IS A FAST-ACTING…

Diabetes and Blood Pressure: What To Know

Diabetes and Blood Pressure: What To Know

You probably know that lowering your A1c can reduce your risk of complications over time, but actually lowering blood pressure has an even bigger effect. Believe it or not, blood pressure is probably the most important single number for people…