Hypoglycemia Unawareness Explained in Diabetes

Hypoglycemia Unawareness Explained
Hypoglycemia unawareness is a health condition where an individual with diabetes does not experience the normal very early caution signs of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Normally, when an individual’s degree of blood sugar falls, the physical body attempts to elevate it by launching the...
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DIABECELL Closest to Diabetes Cure?

Diabecell
DIABECELL is a cell therapy where insulin producing islet cells are taken from the pancreas of a pig and then encapsulated into an alginate material. The encapsulated porcine cells are then implanted into the abdomen of patient’s with type 1 diabetes via an easy laparoscopic...
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Artificial Pancreas

Artificial Pancreas
The Artificial Pancreas is a smart idea and does show promise in controlling blood sugars for type 1 diabetics who are currently using insulin pumps. The system uses a modified iPhone connected to a glucose monitor and pumps that deliver the insulin and glucagon. It...
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Diabetes and Stress Don’t Mix

One of the major challenges for a diabetic is maintaining normal sugar levels at times of high stress. I’ve been through many stressful periods of my diabetes life but I’ve noticed when I’m stressed out my sugar levels go up and are very difficult to...
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