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Tim McGraw's Obsession with Diabetes and Blood Sugar
Why This Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Wants Folks to Mind Their A1C Levels
Insulin Pump: What to Know Before You Disconnect
Plus, Tips on Traveling with an Insulin Pump and Using a Pump at School
Find out how to disconnect an insulin pump, plus learn tips on traveling while using an insulin pump and how to safely use an insulin pump at school.
How Do I Use an Insulin Pump?
The Key to Using an Insulin Pump Successfully, Types of Pumps, Advantages and Disadvantages
Grazia Aleppo, MD, associate professor in Medicine-Endocrinology at Northwestern University walks readers through how to use an insulin pump, types of pumps and advantages and disadvantages of using an insulin pump.
Does Wine Help or Harm People with Diabetes?
Preliminary results of a new study presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Prague, found that adults with diabetes may be able to safely drink in moderation and reap the heart benefits.
t:flex Large Capacity Insulin Pump for Diabetes is Available
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the t:flex™ insulin pump for marketing. The pump, manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care, can store the largest amount of insulin (480 units) of any pump available in the United States.
Diabetes in Middle-Age Linked to Memory and Cognitive Problems 20 Years Later
People who develop diabetes or prediabetes in middle-age are more likely to have memory and cognitive problems over the next 20 years compared to people without diabetes in midlife, according to a study in the December 2 Annals of Internal Medicine.
Obesity and Health Consequences
While obesity is a disease in its own right, it poses a risk for the development of some other major health problems. Several obesity-related complications are explained.
How to Manage Your Diabetes as You Grow Older
As you get older, your diabetes treatment may need to be changed, making it important to visit your healthcare professional regularly. A healthy diet and exercise along with medication are the mainstays of treatment.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Who Should Be Tested for Diabetes, and How is Diabetes Diagnosed?
Diabetes is diagnosed using one of four simple blood tests in a doctor’s office or health clinic. The tests measure your blood-glucose level, which means the amount of sugar in your blood. Many people with diabetes do not have symptoms so it is important to get tested if you have risk factors for the disease.
What is Insulin?
Important hormone allows your body to use sugar (glucose)
Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia).
Diabetes Educators Help Optimize Patient Care
The role of diabetes educators in patient care and diabetes self-management is the focus of this physician's resource center. The purpose of this information is to help physicians overcome the challenges they face every day to provide optimal care to diabetics.
Diabetes Self-management Education Standards
ADA and AADE’s key education topics
The diabetes education topics and programs goals as required by the National Standards for Diabetes Self-management Education and Support are highlighted to help physician's appreciate the role of the diabetes educator in patient care.

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