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Hypoglycemia

Major Hypoglycemia News From Paris Diabetes Conference

Riva Greenberg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Severe hypoglycemia (very low blood sugar) is the dreaded fear of most people with diabetes. It can kill you. A few weeks ago at the Advanced Techno...

Diabetes' Unspoken Threat, Hypoglycemia

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If I hadn't had the maple syrup, that more than 200-point drop could have killed me. Until my blood sugar stabilized within normal range, I watched it on my CGM and checked it on my meter every half hour.

The Hypoglycemic Employee and the Law

Brad Reid | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

An 18 year Walgreen's employee having a hypoglycemic attack ate a bag of potato chips without first paying for them or requesting permission to eat th...

Study: Cutting Food Stamps Would Cost, Not Save

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Proposed slashes to monthly food stamp programs could cost more than they save, suggests a University of California, San Francisco study linking limit...

Why I'm Grateful for Very Low Blood Sugar

Dan Fleshler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Fleshler

I realized how I came across to them. A sweaty young man with blood sugar problems, crutches leaning precariously against the counter, a form from the State of Connecticut sticking out of a pocket of his faded jeans.

5 Things Every Woman Should Carry In Her Purse

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty

You never know when you are going to be called to the stage on TV's "Let's Make A Deal" and asked to produce a hair net in exchange for $100 or a chan...

How Medicare Is Robbing Your Health

Riva Greenberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Medicare and the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) are choosing to lower costs at the expense of your health. They are allowing cheap and faulty bloo...

Tips For Hypoglycemics, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she gave suggestions for hypoglycemics to keep their blood sugar in chec...

The Naked Lady Who Stood On Her Head: A psychiatrist's stories of his most bizarre cases

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

This book's stories thoughtfully depict essential aspects of mental health treatment. Few people actually understand, and thus tend to mischaracterize or stigmatize, what goes on in a psychiatrist's office.

Labor Day Lookouts: Beware of Nature-Loving Ticks

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

Be careful as you venture out into nature this Labor Day Weekend. Watch out for nature-loving, disease-carrying ticks which can transmit Lyme disease.

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.

Hypoglycemia: Be Aware or Beware!

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

Here are some ideas about what to do when dealing with a normally rational individual who becomes utterly irrational when running on empty.