And Then There Were Some
With the recent discontinuation of Ultralente and Lente, there is a new insulin landscape. Diabetes Health asks the experts how good and how safe are the remaining insulin options.
Kris Freeman Skis for Olympic Gold in Italy
As he prepares for this month’s Winter Olympics, cross-country skier Kris Freeman talks about staying in control as a world-class athlete.
Sugar-Free Chocolates for Your Valentine: A Sweet Idea?
Gerri French, MS, RD, CDE, says Valentine’s Day is the single biggest day for chocolate sales—including sugar-free chocolates. But is sugar-free chocolate really better for people with diabetes? See our chart on page 45.
My Own Injection
Letters to the Editor
Taking the Lead, With Nicole Johnson Baker
Nicole discusses the rewards of participating in clinical trials
Animas announces its 2005 Diabetes Heroes
Type 1s at greater risk for hip fracture
Types 1 & 2
Novo Nordisk’s new emergency glucagon injection
New and improved diabetes logbook now available
Lipitor gets new indication for type 2s
Avandia improves exercise function in type 2s
Food for Thought
Jackie Eberstein, RN, on the four phases of the Atkins Nutritional Approach
Nutrition bar is all about “slooow carbs”
Low-carb, low-fat and low-calorie ice cream has new flavors
Before & After
Joy Pape, RN, introduces us to Deb, who lost 45 pounds and improved her blood pressure, cholesterol and A1C
Cooking With Gerri
Recipes this month include Creamy Polenta, Flavorful Soft Tacos and Hearty Beef Stew
Up & Pumping
Barbara Bradley, MS, RN, CDE, addresses some financial concerns about insulin pumping
David Mendosa says the Hemocue is coming and is worth the wait
John Hughes on the Precision Link Direct by Abbott Diabetes Care
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