November 21, 2017

Category Archives: Diabetes

Cinnamon Can Help Lower Blood Sugar, But One Variety May Be Best

Cinnamon Can Help Lower Blood Sugar, But One Variety May Be Best

John Critchley, executive chef at Bourbon Steak Restaurant in Washington, D.C., uses cinnamon in many savory dishes, including a spice and herb rub for lamb loin.Continue Reading

Grading Pharma In 2013: 16 Drug Companies Ranked

Grading Pharma In 2013: 16 Drug Companies Ranked

How’d Big Pharma do this year? Very well. I decided to give every drug company with a market capitalization greater than $50 billion a letter grade, just like in school.Continue Reading

BDP 060 | Kelly O’Connell Schmidt Interview, Diets and Offensive Diabetes Marketing

BDP 060 | Kelly O’Connell Schmidt Interview, Diets and Offensive Diabetes Marketing

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I talk to Kelly Schmidt about diets, pancreas transplants, diet soda/energy drinks, vitamins and her site and services she provides.  There are so many different diets out there that are considered fad diets and it can be quite confusing.  Kelly breaks down what “eating Paleo” is all about and how it can benefit someone with type 1 or 2 diabetes. Also mixed into this show is a bit of a rant by me about Liberty Medical and their marketing tactics.  I will say that I was probably the most fired up I’ve been in a long time related to diabetes on this subject.  Some companies really understand how …Continue Reading

BDP 061 | Dr. Kenneth Snow Interview, Diabetic Neuropathy and My A1c

BDP 061 | Dr. Kenneth Snow Interview, Diabetic Neuropathy and My A1c

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I talk to doctor Kenneth Snow, Endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes and Chief Medical Officer for Neurometrix.  We talk in length about his experience at Joslin Diabetes in Boston and what some common themes are with his best patients.  I also enjoyed talking about both type 1 and type 2 because I typically focus on just type 1 and there are many listeners that live with type 2. The area of neuropathy is pretty foreign to me because I haven’t done much research at all and never experienced any of the complications associated with nerves and diabetes so far. He is a great doctor and you can tell knows A LOT about diabetes and how it impacts his patients with …Continue Reading

Warning Scotland is in grip of diabetes epidemic

Warning Scotland is in grip of diabetes epidemic

SCOTLAND is in the grip of a diabetes epidemic, with more than 11,000 new cases of the disease recorded in a year, a leading charity has warned.Continue Reading

Modest Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes And Heart…

Modest Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes And Heart…

Middle-aged women who are overweight or obese could reduce the risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease by losing at least 10 percent of their body weight over a 24 month period, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association .Continue Reading

BDP 063 | Interview with Kim Stebbings of GlycoMark, Products and Dexcom G4 Reviews

BDP 063 | Interview with Kim Stebbings of GlycoMark, Products and Dexcom G4 Reviews

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I cram a ton of information about a few different topics into one show.  Since I’ll be off next week for Thanksgiving and also have an interview with Kim Stebbings there is a ton packed into this one. This could have easily been divided into two different shows and might have flowed better. I talk about a few different products and one that I rely on often for my diabetes supplies. I also do a quick review of the InBars and talk about a new cookbook I got that’s geared towards gluten-free kids and adult meals. One important point I make is a new documentary that …Continue Reading

BDP 062 | 5 Reasons For My A1c Results and Paleo Diet Update

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I talk about my thoughts on my last two A1c results and what it made me think about. Also mixed in is an update on Symlin and how I don’t want to take on too much at once and let things get out of control.  From what I’ve heard about Symlin, combining it with a Paleo diet may not be the best choice at least to start. I also get into a quick update about my Paleo diet and work with Kelly (dietician) from a few episodes ago. Best …Continue Reading

Novo to launch mid-stage tests with new diabetes pill

Novo to launch mid-stage tests with new diabetes pill

Novo Nordisk is about to launch a mid-stage clinical study with a tablet version of a so-called GLP-1 medicine as it steps up the hunt for diabetes pills that can replace injections.Continue Reading

Colo. girl raises awareness on National Diabetes Month

Colo. girl raises awareness on National Diabetes Month

Ellie White is a 12-year-old from Colorado with diabetes and Wolfram Syndrome. She was recently on America’s Got Talent on NBC.Continue Reading

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