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Cinnamon for Diabetes; perhaps not the best treatment. Cinnamon has been talked about for years as having positive effects on diabetes. Many patients have questions about using cinnamon instead of their diabetes medications. There have been many studies done looking at using cinnamon to lower blood sugar and Hemoglobin A1C (A1C).  The studies have mostly enrolled small groups of 60-100 people and lasted from only 40 days to 16 weeks. This is different than some…

Diabetes: It’s Just a Word, Not a Sentence! In a few weeks, I will celebrate my 39th “diaversary” (diabetes anniversary). I’m happy to say that I have managed to stay complication-free! I know that 39 years sounds like a long time to live with a chronic illness. But honestly, I deal with my diabetes one day at a time. If I need to, I can break down one day at a time further to one…

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  Understanding and Learning About the Journey of Diabetes. So I got the bad news from my physician: I am pre-diabetic. It wasn’t something that…

Hypoglycemia Awareness: 5 Tools to Turn the Switch Back On Remember your first hypoglycemia when you first got diabetes? You felt everything, intensely. You felt…

Insulin from Concentrate: What is U-500 Insulin? Diabetes is a disease where insulin isn’t properly used in the body.  At first, patients with diabetes may…

Lipohypertrophy: The Overlooked Bumps in Injection Therapy Insulin can be one of the most effective treatments for Type 2 diabetes and is often combined with…

Learn to Lower triglycerides not at the expenses of LDL Cholesterols are lipoproteins. Lipoprotein is a biochemical compounds composed of lipid and protein. Lipoproteins in…

Dawn Phenomenon and the Somogyi Effect There are several reasons for a high fasting blood glucose reading in the morning. Some common reasons include taking…

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Mighty Magnesium; An Overlooked Supplement Magnesium and it’s intimate relationship with diabetes has been the subject of many studies over the past several years . …

Understanding How to Manage Diabetes Stomach. Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a form of nerve damage caused by too much sugar in the blood. The excess…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at…

WATCH OUT FOR THE DIABETES FOOD POLICE Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE Clinical Psychologist and Certified Diabetes Educator             With the approach of Thanksgiving (and…

Prediabetes Management and Its Importance Although not all prediabetes patients become diabetic, prediabetes is generally considered as a harbinger for diabetes and most of these…

Weight and Diabetes Weight and diabetes is a subject studied more frequently in recent years. The diabetes disease epidemic is closely related to obesity. About…

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Understanding How to Manage Diabetes Stomach. Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a form of nerve damage caused by too much sugar in the blood. The excess…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at…

Sexual Desire and Diabetes About a third of male diabetes patients will eventually develop erectile dysfunctions (ED). ED is a problem not limited to diabetic…

Weight and Diabetes Weight and diabetes is a subject studied more frequently in recent years. The diabetes disease epidemic is closely related to obesity. About…

Eat Healthy, Be Active. Two phrases that you will find are very common when you do a search on how to prevent or combat diabetes. …

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Understanding Metformin and Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients According to a recent study by researchers at University of Washington at St. Louis suggests “Gender has…

HOW TO STOP BEING YOUR OWN WORST ENEMY AND START BEING YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND As a clinical psychologist  and Certified Diabetes Educator in private…

Prediabetes Management and Its Importance Although not all prediabetes patients become diabetic, prediabetes is generally considered as a harbinger for diabetes and most of these…

Learn about Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Hypoglycemia is defined as having a blood glucose level less or equal to 70 mg/dL by American Diabetes Association (ADA). When…

Sexual Desire and Diabetes About a third of male diabetes patients will eventually develop erectile dysfunctions (ED). ED is a problem not limited to diabetic…

Eat Healthy, Be Active. Two phrases that you will find are very common when you do a search on how to prevent or combat diabetes. …

Diabetes Living & Managing

The management of diarrhea caused by metformin The CDC estimates that there are 26 million Americans living with diabetes.  Roughly 90% of those cases are…

  Understanding and Learning About the Journey of Diabetes. So I got the bad news from my physician: I am pre-diabetic. It wasn’t something that…

Hypoglycemia Awareness: 5 Tools to Turn the Switch Back On Remember your first hypoglycemia when you first got diabetes? You felt everything, intensely. You felt…

Insulin from Concentrate: What is U-500 Insulin? Diabetes is a disease where insulin isn’t properly used in the body.  At first, patients with diabetes may…

Lipohypertrophy: The Overlooked Bumps in Injection Therapy Insulin can be one of the most effective treatments for Type 2 diabetes and is often combined with…

Learn to Lower triglycerides not at the expenses of LDL Cholesterols are lipoproteins. Lipoprotein is a biochemical compounds composed of lipid and protein. Lipoproteins in…

Physicians Corner

Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Disease and Cinnamon A recent study by a group of scientists led by Dr. Lu of Shanghai Institute for Biological Science,…

An Ideal Oral Anti-diabetes Drug (OAD), Is It Possible. The cornerstone in type 2 diabetes (T2D) treatment starts with diet and exercise and yet most…

The Importance of Diabetes Educators in Treating Diabetes Diabetes education is perhaps one the most important means to get blood sugar under control and minimize…

Managing With Metformin And Lactic Acidosis If you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes chances are you are advised to eat a low fat, low carbohydrate,…

Electronic Cigarettes, Smoke Cessation Methods Perhaps, one of the most well-written summary about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), was reported in Forbes October, 2012 issue by Dr….

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What should my A1C level be? Diabetes is a progressive disease characterized by high blood sugar levels which if not well controlled can cause serious complications. It is important for patients to understand what an A1C is and what your A1C should be. An A1C…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at the office, or at home. You’re alone. You had a great idea and now you’re overwhelmed by what you should…

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