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The Writing Life: Diabetes is Deadly, But It Can Be Controlled

Pranay Gupte | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Pranay Gupte

I read a report in the New York Times the other day that writers may be particularly susceptible to maladies such as diabetes, and clogged cardio arte...

Diabetes Complications: Do You See Them Coming?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

There’s a strange phenomena that comes with living with diabetes. Perhaps the same as living with any illness or condition that slowly, gradually, o...

Rev. Run's 'Spiritual' Experience Of Speaking About The Risk Of Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.22.2016 | Black Voices

Raising awareness around the risk of diabetes in the black community is very personal for Joseph Simmons aka Rev. Run and his wife, Justine Simmons. A...

The Diabetes Liar

Brett Griswold | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Brett Griswold

In high school, I didn't inform my basketball coach that I have diabetes and begged my mom to not tell him. I've hid my diabetes from employers because I was afraid they would not hire me. Countless times I've flat out lied to people.

Scientists Have Solved A Major Diabetes Mystery

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.26.2016 | Science

Scientists have taken a big step in better understanding how Type 1 diabetes wreaks havoc on the body, which could lead to novel ways to both treat an...

Respect the 'Big P': A Closer Look at Preeclampsia

Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG | Posted 03.22.2016 | Parents
Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG

To begin, preeclampsia is a disease that affects pregnant women, often presenting itself with high blood pressure, high levels of protein in the urine and swelling of the legs -- symptoms all discoverable via routine evaluation during prenatal care checkups.

Wait, I Think I Almost Forgot That I Have Type 1 Diabetes

Peg Abernathy | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

Yes, it happened. For a few blessed, fleeting hours, I actually forgot that I have Type 1 diabetes. I'm not talking about pushing it into the back of my mind, but completely and totally forgetting about it. Everything.

What The Government's Diabetes Report Doesn't Reveal

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

The number of new diabetes cases in adults has steadily decreased for the first time in decades, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention r...

Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Transplant Frees Patient From Insulin Injections

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player An innovative new treatment for Type 1 diabetes shows promise, freeing a patient from insuli...

Google Is Working On A Project To Help Improve Diabetes Treatment

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology

Aug. 31 -- Google Inc. and French drugmaker Sanofi SA said they will partner to develop tools to improve the management and treatment of diabetes. San...

A 'Perverse' Marketplace for Prescription Drugs

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

We're talking about drugs whose costs have been paid for and whose benefits are needed by real people right now. The Bottom Line: patients should not be paying inflated prices for drugs they desperately need.

IBM Watson Is Helping CVS Fight Chronic Diseases

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- CVS Health is getting a booster shot from IBM’s supercomputer, Watson. The retailer -- which rebranded last year with a focus on health...

NBA Hall Of Famer Dominique Wilkins Opens Up About His Personal Struggle With Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living

Just one year after nine-time NBA all-star Dominique Wilkins retired from a successful basketball career, the Hall-of-Famer received devastating news....

Diabetes Prevention Is Paramount

Rob Taub | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Rob Taub

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center was founded by a diabetic, philanthropist Russell Berrie and supports a unique combination of researchers and clinici...

Stop Telling Me How to Manage My Diabetes!

Peg Abernathy | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

I won't accept diabetes bullying from a doctor or a corporate agenda so why would I accept being bullied into someone else's treatment modality by one of my own diabetes tribe members? All I know is what works for me personally. Living with and dealing with diabetes is hard enough. We don't need an army of our peers coming after us with guns blazing. So back off.

For the Last Time, I Have Type 1 Diabetes, Not Type 2 Diabetes! There's a Big Difference

Peg Abernathy | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

It seems that we adult Type 1s who have officially aged out of the juvenile stage and who aren't sick are now going around confusing everybody. Sorry. I lived.

3 Ways Yoga and Meditation Can Help Diabetes

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The recent "Egg Crack Challenge" has gone viral to raise money and awareness for juvenile diabetes research. Another way to help prevent and reduce diabetes symptoms is to practice yoga and meditation.

Why I Told My Diabetes Doctor to Back Off

Peg Abernathy | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

Let's do a little math quiz. What does 9 x 365 x 27 mean? Yes, in my diabetes lifetime, I have stuck a needle in my fingertips over 88,000 times -- 88,000! So, to all my doctors and well-meaning friends and family members, I'm trying my very best.

Stop Telling Me It's No Big Deal

Stacy Pelander | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Stacy Pelander

So, you were able to control your gestational diabetes through diet alone, and the only minor annoyance was that you had to prick your finger a few times a day to record your blood sugar? That's just fantastic for you. My situation isn't working that way at all, and it's a big deal to me.

Diabetes and My Experience Obtaining Health Insurance Through Obamacare: Part 2

Peg Abernathy | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

This is the second installment of a short series of posts about obtaining health care coverage with a pre-existing condition through Obamacare. I woul...

Get Smart: Prevent or Manage Diabetes With Your Smartphone

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

The bottom line is that diabetes is a self-managed disease, and it's important to use all the tools at your disposal to help manage your condition. Smartphones, which are now integrated into many people's daily lives, allow for innovative ways to do this.

Diabetes and My Personal Experience With Obtaining Health Care Coverage Through Obamacare

Peg Abernathy | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

Well... here I go. My job is ending, and I need health insurance coverage with a pre-existing condition (Type 1 diabetes). My heart starts to race jus...

New Type Of 'Good' Fat Could Help Cure Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists have added a new type of fat to the list of “good” fats that help keep us healthy. So healthy, in fact, that this new fat may play a ro...

My Doctor's Nutrition Advice For My Diabetes, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | Home

When it comes to planning meals as a diabetic,Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some everyday tips to share with us. She...

Sherri Shepherd's Advice About Type 2 Diabetics (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | Home

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent advice to share with people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. ...