Study: Low-Carb Diet Boosts Metabolism In Overweight Adults

A recent study found that replacing carbs with fat boosted the metabolisms of overweight adults. You’ve probably heard that “a calorie is a calorie,” but it appears that calories from different sources, may not lead to equal outcomes. In this case, calories from fat led to more calories being burned per day when compared to […]
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Dexcom G6: Giving it a Whirl

This content originally appeared on There’s More to the Story. Republished with permission.My delay in this post? I haven’t been in a blog writing or social media mood (more on that to come!) Well. I did it–I did in fact switch to the Dexcom G6! I can just hear the gasps and see the shocked faces. […]
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Bolus Breakdown: Waffle Edition

This content originally appeared on Arden’s Day and the Juicebox Podcast. Republished with permission. Insulin Is About Timing and Amount… Listeners of my podcast hear me say all of the time that type 1 diabetes is about understanding how insulin works in you. With that understanding, you can make good decisions about the timing of […]
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Age at Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Predicts Risk for Other Autoimmune Conditions

It is known that individuals with type 1 diabetes may be more likely than the general population to develop other autoimmune conditions, such as thyroid disorders. The reasons for this are complex, likely multifactorial, and the specific risk factors are still being investigated. Recently, a study sought to evaluate the prevalence of autoimmune disorders in […]
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Eggs: Changing Dietary Advice Through the Decades

This content originally appeared on Wildly Fluctuating. Republished with permission.Recommendations on eggs seem to go from one extreme to the other, or “yo-yo egg advice.” In the 1950s and 1960s, eggs were considered healthy. Adele Davis, a popular health food guru in those days, had a chapter in her book Let’s Cook it Right titled “Serve Eggs […]
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Traveling With Diabetes: 10 Ways to Prepare for Your Flight

This content about flying with diabetes originally appeared on SkyParkSecure.com. Republished with permission. Air travel can be stressful for anyone, but if you have diabetes, it requires more planning and preparation. Whether it’s your first time on a plane or you’re an experienced veteran, it’s always worth checking this guide before you next go away. […]
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DKA at Diagnosis May Affect Brain Development in Children

A recent study found that young children who experience one moderate or severe case of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) may be at risk for changes in their longitudinal cognitive and brain development. DKA is a life-threatening condition that is frequently observed in young children who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The symptoms of DKA […]
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The Impact of Exercise on Blood Sugar

We’re all told that exercise is great for our health, and as people with diabetes, it’s even more important to incorporate an exercise routine into our daily lives. But what exercise does to our blood sugar is a whole different matter. Here, we’ll sort out the mush and explain exactly how exercise impacts blood sugar, […]
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New Year, New Source of Peer Support

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.It’s about that time of year when we start reminiscing on the year behind us and planning resolutions for the year ahead. Finding ways to be healthier and improve diabetes management is usually at the top of everyone’s list. Sometimes the best […]
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Is a Functional Cure for Type 1 Diabetes on the Horizon?

Have you heard about the ongoing research on cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes? Dr. Paul Laikind is the President and CEO of ViaCyte, a company that aims to develop “a product that can free patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes from long-term insulin dependence.” Hear more about the novel research and the recent […]
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