How Can We Raise Type 1 Diabetes Awareness?

Here are several ways that you can help raise awareness about type 1 diabetes during Diabetes Awareness Month (November) and on World Diabetes Day (November 14th). Image: D-Mom Blog November is National Diabetes Awareness Month in the USA, and annually the International Diabetes Federation proclaims November 14th as World Diabetes Day. This date is chosen […]

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Savvy Updates, 11/1/21: No Drug Price Restraints for 2022, Sonoma Bio & T-Regs, Interoception: How the Brain Senses, New BioTech IPOs, Amazing Med-Tech Entrepreneur

Drug price restraints dropped as Biden prioritizes other measures was reported by Jonathan Bardner for BioPharmaDive.com, 29 October 2021.  Industry opposition appears to have toppled another administration’s effort to lower prices. No matter what your political leanings, as someone living with Type 1 diabetes, this has to make you angry and confused.  Broad national drug […]

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All the World Diabetes Day events in South Africa 2021

November is National Diabetes Month, and the 14th November is World Diabetes Day. We’re delighted to share the many events on offer for people living with diabetes this month. Please join us at any or all of the below! Wednesday 3rd November: Webinar on Diabetes Western Cape Department of Education (WCED) is holding a Life […]

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The human cost of diabetes access is too great to ignore this Diabetes Awareness Month

Before Drs. Frederick Banting and Charles Best co-discovered insulin 100 years ago, people with diabetes were faced with a death sentence. Living with diabetes would kill, or maim people, and there was nothing they or their families could do. Banting and Best knew insulin would be a gift to the world. Banting refused to put his […]

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AskNadia: Having High & Low Blood Sugars After Giving Birth

Dear Nadia: I’m having a lot of lows and highs that I can’t control. I just had a baby a little over 6 weeks ago and am wondering if that could be reason. Maribeth Dear Maribeth: The blood sugar fluctuations you are experiencing aren’t at all uncommon. Many new mothers experience blood glucose fluctuations. Your […]

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Effectiveness and safety of tirzepatide compared to insulin degludec in patients with type 2 diabetes.

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of tirzepatide to insulin degludec (Tresiba) in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that tirzepatide produced better blood glucose control and body weight improvements with reduced risk of hypoglycemia, compared to degludec in these patients. Some background Tirzepatide is a new, weekly administered T2D treatment […]

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A Treasure Chest of Diabetes Education/Information from Dr. Richard Bernstein

Dr. Bernstein is the well-noted author of the d-bible for so many of us, Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution. It was the book that made me vacuum most of the carbs out of my diet twenty years ago and I haven’t looked back. (Forgive the photo, he’s not drunk or sleepy, it’s just a screenshot I […]

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