My Life After a Kidney Transplant

We are pleased to present this interview with Daniel Newman, a podcaster and advocate that has had type 1 diabetes since childhood. Dan spends his spare time trying to shine a light on the experiences of others with type 1: “People have so many different experiences and amazing journeys with type 1. Why not create […]

Heart Failure – The Overlooked Diabetes Complication, Part 1: What and Why?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Ben Pallant Learn what heart failure is, what it has to do with diabetes, and how to identify and talk about this complication that’s often less discussed. Healthcare professionals often discuss diabetes complications such as vision loss (retinopathy), chronic kidney disease (nephropathy), and cardiovascular disease (referred to […]

Most Important Vitamins People with Diabetes Need

People with diabetes have special dietary requirements, but unfortunately, lots of important vitamins and minerals are lacking in the standard American diet. That’s where vitamins can play a crucial role in supplementing one’s health. This article will outline the most important vitamins that people with diabetes need to live their healthiest life. Vitamin B12 People […]

10 Most Common Questions Answered After a Type 2 Diagnosis

Facing a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be a difficult and confusing time. Many ask “why me?”,  some may feel shame due to the stigma surrounding type 2,  while others want to know what they can proactively do to better their health. I asked people living with type 2 diabetes what their initial […]

National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month. The kidneys serve an important role in filtering and balancing fluids in our bodies. Over time, high blood sugar can cause damage to this system. Although many of us are acutely aware of the link between diabetes and kidney issues such as nephropathy and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), there is […]

How to Reduce Urinary Complications of Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.Frequency, Impact and Prevention of Urologic Complications of Type 1 Diabetes There are some very widely talked about and avoided complications of type 1 diabetes (T1D) such as retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy and cardiovascular disease. However, there are other complications that get relatively little notice but […]