The 500 Insulin Rule (aka 450 Rule)
The 500 Rule (aka 450 Rule) is a great way to estimate how many grams of carbohydrate will be covered by one unit of Humalog or Novolog Read more on DIABETESNET
A Third of Type 1 Diabetes is Misdiagnosed as Type 2 in the Over 30s
A new study shows that 38 percent of patients with type 1 diabetes occurring after age 30 were initially treated as type 2 diabetes (without Read more on Science Daily
Exercise Boosts Memory in Patients With Heart Failure
Two-thirds of patients with heart failure have cognitive problems, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology. Read more
Texas food stamp bill would ban junk food purchases
A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks, candy and potato Read more on USA Today
Diabetes Education Services Joy of Six Sugar Campaign
Create sugar awareness in your community. Limit added sugar to 6 teaspoons a day. Diabetes Education Services presents the sugar pledge. Source: Diabetes Education Services Joy of Six Sugar Read more
What Are Prebiotics?
But what are prebiotics? They’re essentially compounds that feed the friendly bacteria in the gut. They are largely fermentable carbohydrates – meaning us humans cannot digest Read more
A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full
A new capsule was recently cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration to help adults who are overweight or obese shed some pounds when used along with diet and exercise, according to the biotechnology company Gelesis, which developed the product. Source: A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full; could it treat Read more
Study: Coca-Cola Doesn’t ‘Walk Its Talk’ on Research Independence
The Coca-Cola Company may be exerting undue influence over public health studies that it funds at universities and other institutions, according to an analysis published Tuesday in Read more
Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Facts!
Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune intestinal disorder that affects both children and adults. Overview of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Source: Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Read more
Insulin Patch
Insulin patches are currently an experimental form of insulin delivery that are at an early stage of research. Source: Insulin Read more
Parkinson’s Disease: Nutrition Matters
A stay in the hospital can be costly, traumatic, and painful, but for those with PD, there are additional Read the PDF
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With Type 2 Diabetes
 Men and women with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have an increased risk for overall cancer and some site-specific cancers, according to a study published online May 9 in the Journal of Diabetes. Read more
What Happened When I Ate 25 Grams of Fiber Every Day
It meant adjusting my already healthful diet a bit, but the benefits were Visit Medium
Another Benefit From Bariatric Surgery
More than half of obese patients with urinary incontinence had improvement or resolution of the problem following bariatric surgery, according to a study reported here Source:  Another Read more
Saturated fat should be maximum 10 percent of diet, WHO says
A person’s diet should contain only 10 percent of saturated fats and 1 percent from trans fats, according to new World Health Organization guidelines. Source: Saturated fat should be Read more
Colors of the Rainbow: talking about healthy eating to 4 year olds!
It is the British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating week this week (1st-5th June 2015), so I volunteered myself to go into my daughters nursery school to talk to the children about my Read more