February 22, 2018

Category Archives: Diabetes

BDP 064 | Just Diagnosed with Diabetes – Start Here

BDP 064 | Just Diagnosed with Diabetes – Start Here

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I cover one of the hardest questions I get asked.  Since I’ve been asked many times I thought it would be a good opportunity to spend some time answering it so I can point people in the future to this podcast to start. Question: ____ was just diagnosed with diabetes.  What resources or information could you give to him/her? There are SO MANY great websites, blogs and resources for those with diabetes.  It was difficult to name a short list and I left off many folks that honestly should be in the list.  One of the big issues I imagine with …Continue Reading

BDP 065 | Mike Lawson Interview – Diabetes, Stories and Lies

BDP 065 | Mike Lawson Interview – Diabetes, Stories and Lies

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I get to talk with Mike Lawson about a lot of different topics such as: diabetes, his podcast, Mike’s role at the Diabetes Hands Foundation, mirror mantras and his involvement in many different areas of diabetes advocacy. I think Mike’s co-hosting the Sweet Talk podcast a few years back is where I first was introduced to him. We have yet to meet in person, but have exchanged messages for around four years now. I’m happy to have Mike on the show and enjoy listening to his podcast. “Listening to Mike Lawson on the Blogging Diabetes Podcast” <- Click to …Continue Reading

Study: Lower Your Cholesterol and Raise Your Risk of Death Following Mainstream Diet Advice

Study: Lower Your Cholesterol and Raise Your Risk of Death Following Mainstream Diet Advice

You’ve been hearing for decades about how a healthy diet is one that lowers your intake of saturated fats and replaces them with “healthy” unsaturated oils. This, you have been told, will lower your cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack.What you probably didn’t hear is that a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) February of this past year found that though the first claim is true–swapping out saturated fats for vegetable oils will lower your cholesterol–if the oil you use instead of saturated fat is full of omega-6 fatty acid, like safflower oil or corn oil…Continue Reading

Dietary Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

Dietary Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

Typical medical nutrition therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is based on exchange lists that reflect caloric needs for ideal body weight.Continue Reading

LabStyle Prepares To Launch All-In-One DARIO Diabetes Management Platform

LabStyle Prepares To Launch All-In-One DARIO Diabetes Management Platform

On September 23, 2013, LabStyle Innovations Corp. announced the receipt of CE Mark approval to market the Dario smartphone-based diabetes management system in 32 countries across Europe as well as in certain other countries worldwide.Continue Reading

BDP 066 | My Dexcom G4 Review, Documentaries and New Books

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes Podcast I talk a bit about two very interesting documentaries that I’m going to check out. I also get into a bit of where I find my organic free range, no soy, no GMO eggs that are delicious. Hint: you can’t get them at Trader Joe’s.  The bulk of this podcast covers my review of the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor after using it for a few weeks. “Listening to Tony’s (@blogdiabetes) review of the Dexcom G4” <- Click to Tweet This There are a bunch of items in the news or in podcasts that I listen to that I discuss in …Continue Reading

BDP 067 | Aaron Snyder Interview on Diet, Exercise and Mindset Revolution

BDP 067 | Aaron Snyder Interview on Diet, Exercise and Mindset Revolution

In this episode of the Blogging Diabetes podcast I interview Aaron Snyder.  In the show we talk about all of the things that I’m super interested in: health, exercise and diabetes.  I told Aaron after the call that I could literally talk for hours about these things. You will be able to quickly tell how knowledgeable Aaron is about diabetes and how he’s changed his life to overcome type 2 diabetes. “Learning about diet, exercise and ways to tackle diabetes with Aaron Synder” <- Click to Tweet This Right after this interview (last week) I ordered Aaron’s book for my Kindle and started it that night.  Simply put, it’s legit! I like the way Aaron tells the…Continue Reading

Good Reads — 4/22

Good Reads — 4/22

Are you one of the more than 10 percent of Americans affected by diabetes? The diabetes educators and clinical team at the Friedman Diabetes Institute want to provide you with the latest news and information on the subject. Here are this week’s Diabetes Good Reads: The weather is warming up and more people are heading outside for walks. Laura Kolodjeski of Discuss Diabetes explains the benefits of walking with a pedometer. http://ow.ly/kbC07 New research suggests that high glucose levels could damage proteins that help our lungs and heart to contract and expand. http://ow.ly/kbBfE According to a report…Continue Reading

Good Reads — 4/29

Good Reads — 4/29

Are you one of the more than 10 percent of Americans affected by diabetes? The diabetes educators and clinical team at the Friedman Diabetes Institute want to provide you with the latest news and information on the subject. Here are this week’s Diabetes Good Reads: Anna Floreen is turning diabetes over to the bionic pancreas. Diabetes advocate Riva Greenberg chronicles Anna’s story. http://ow.ly/klE5q Dutch researchers link high levels of cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, to diabetes and heart diabetes. http://ow.ly/klEqa A major advance in the use of gene therapy could have beneficial effects for treating type 1 diabetes in dogs. http://nbcnews.to/ZOFbUL A JAMA study …Continue Reading

Diabetes kills 8,000 Thais each year

Diabetes kills 8,000 Thais each year

Diabetes has become a silent threat to the health of Thai people with almost 8,000 dying each year and more than 3.5 million Thais suffering from the disease, according to the Public Health Ministry.Continue Reading