Traveling With Diabetes: 10 Ways to Prepare for Your Flight

This content about flying with diabetes originally appeared on 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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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