Monthly Archives: June 2014

U.S. Export of Obesity leads to Diabetes Crisis in the Developing World

As the rate of obesity in the United States continues to rise, countries in the developing world such as Brazil, Mexico, and China have seen their obesity rates grow exponentially. That has led to diabetes being one of the leading … Continue reading

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Artificial Pancreas Project

According to Aaron Kowalski, head of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Artificial Pancreas Project, the “Artificial Pancreas systems will be the most revolutionary advance[ment] in diabetes care since the discovery of insulin.” The Project is working to create a … Continue reading

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Parents Corner

Your Child’s Right to Diabetes Care in the Child Care Setting Parents and guardians of young children with diabetes are often challenged with finding a child care program knowledgeable about diabetes and willing to care for their child. Fortunately, there … Continue reading

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11 Diabetes-Friendly Recipes from DaVita Dietitians

Regulating your diet is one of the most important steps in managing diabetes and kidney disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with kidney disease as a result of diabetes, working with a renal dietitian is a great way to create the … Continue reading

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Possible Substitution for Finger Pricks on the Horizon

If you’re diabetic, or know someone who is, then you understand the annoyance (and pain) of being required to prick your finger at least five or 10 times every single day. Imagine not having to prick your finger anymore to … Continue reading

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Diabetes on the Job

Have you had trouble taking breaks at work when you need to check your blood glucose, take medication or eat? Have you been disciplined for arriving late to work because of your diabetes? Maybe you’ve been told you can’t take … Continue reading

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Fast Facts about Diabetes from the CDC

Click here to view the 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report released by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Also check out some of the fast facts listed below!  

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