Diabetes Health Podcast Interview: How to Fast Safely During Ramadan with Diabetes

    Managing diabetes is no easy task. When a spiritual holiday comes a long that requires fasting, you need to ensure that your health is not compromised.   Join me today as I speak to Dr. Luma Gahlib who helps us understand who should or should not fast during Ramadan and what to consider before you decide to observe this spiritual holiday that may

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Diabetes Health in the News Product: Vitamin C Is An Important Nutrient

Vitamin C is an important nutrient needed for healthy development and growth, and it is useful for the repair and growth of all the body’s tissues. This essential vitamin has a variety of food sources, including fruits (cantaloupe, citrus fruits, mango, kiwi, berries, and watermelon), vegetables (broccoli, potatoes, spinach, peppers, and tomatoes), and some fortified cereals. Since residual amounts of vitamin C will be expelled

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Type 1 & Type 2: Sex, Lubes and Libido

Dear Diabetes Health, Hello!  I am 60 years old and have had type one for about 24 years. It has been quite some time since I had a relationship, and now I have one coming at me.  The problem is, I am very dry. The commercially sold products don’t seem to help,  and intercourse isn’t comfortable. What do you recommend that I try?  And what about

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Diabetes Health in the News: Coco’s Cove

Diabetes affects millions of people in the U.S., and then, according to the American Diabetes Association, the total cost of helping manage the disease is nearly $250 billion per year. Unfortunately, many people fail to monitor their glucose levels and diabetes properly, and without proper care, dangerous side effects can result. To combat this problem, medical personnel have been focusing on diabetes education and the

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Afresa: A New Insulin (By the Way, It’s Inhaled)

The enthusiasm for inhaled insulin has waned, to say the least, since Exubera was pulled off the market by Pfizer. Following the Exubera debacle, the development of two other inhaled insulins (AIR by Eli Lilly and Alkermes, and AERx by Novo Nordisk) was halted as well. But please don’t consider that the final word on inhaled insulin. There’s a new product in Phase III clinical

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