Category: Diabetes

Sharps Disposal Containers Keep Kids and Pets Safe
  These 1 quart needle disposal containers give you a safe way to dispose of used lancets and insulin syringes. Available in the NutriScape Store: Sharps Disposal Visit the NutriScape Store
Higher HbA1c means increase diabetic ketoacidosis risk
  LOS ANGELES — Adults with type 1 diabetes and HbA1c levels of at least 9% are more likely to develop diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, than those who reach lower targets, according to Visit External
Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
When this pill was added to insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes, their blood sugar improved without increasing the rate of low blood Read on HealthDay News
Insulin’s High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing
NPR published the story of Alec Smith who was 23 when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and only 26 when he Read more
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Early Reduces the Risk of Complications Later In Life by 20%
A thirteen year study by the Diabetes Care Journal  shows how getting diabetes under control early can have very lasting Read more
Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC
While diabetes cases continue to rise in the United States, one potential outcome -- kidney failure -- has decreased by one-third, health officials Read more
Diet and exercise could increase brain blood flow in type 2 diabetes
Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise can help prevent poor blood circulation to the brain in people with type 2 Read more
Pre-Pregnancy Vitamin D Intake Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women; pre-pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help them avoid gestational diabetes, per a new study. Read more at Diabetes In Control
How to Plan Meals for Gestational Diabetes
When you are diagnosed with “Gestational Diabetes” and your doctor just tells you to eat healthy and cut back on carbs and sugar, that can leave you with lots of questions and a Read more