Be Prepared: Surviving Natural Disasters with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By: Amber Clour Amber Clour was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. Twenty-one days after her eighth birthday, she was rushed to Children’s Hospital where she spent two weeks learning how to live her new life with type 1 diabetes. In 2015 she co-founded DiabetesDailyGrind.com and the Real Life […]

Hitting a Nerve: Introduction to Neuropathy

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cheryl Alkon Cheryl Alkon is a seasoned writer and the author of the book Balancing Pregnancy With Pre-Existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby. What is neuropathy? And more specifically, what is diabetic neuropathy? What are the symptoms and how can you prevent and treat neuropathy? When […]

Insulin at 100: An Inspirational but Complicated History

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By James S. Hirsch The discovery of insulin promised a new age for an ancient condition but introduced unexpected challenges. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this miracle drug on its 100th anniversary. PART 1: The Discovery It was hailed as a miracle cure, a […]

Improve Your Diabetes Management by Seeing Your Dentist?

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.Can you improve your diabetes management by seeing your dentist? A recent study looks at good oral health and how it helps us maintain healthier blood sugars! When we begin working with new patients they are often surprised that on their “To do list” along […]