Diabetes What Is it?
Understanding the Role of Genes in Developing Diabetes, Is Type 2 Diabetes Hereditary?
Understanding the Role of Genes in Developing Diabetes, Is Type 2 Diabetes Hereditary? Many people wonder if their parents’ history of type 2diabetes (T2D) puts them at an increased risk of getting it. Chances are, if you were recently diagnosed with diabetes, someone else in your family has already had it.According to the American Diabetes Association, your risk of developing diabetes is 10-15% if either of your parents has it. If both of your parents...
Understanding and Learning About the Journey of Diabetes.
  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 I wanted to hear, especially since my father is a diabetic, and I have watched him for many years struggle with a disease that can have many deadly consequences. Fortunately for him, he’s 89 – he’ll be 90 in July – and his diabetes is under good control. But it’s...
Hypoglycemia Awareness: 5 Tools to Turn the Switch Back On
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 that feeling of “the energy being sucked out of your body,” the sweat, the shakiness, the confusion in your brain. You felt like you’re about to faint. Whether you hated it, loved it (because you could eat everything that’s forbidden) or you didn’t care for it, it was clear that...
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