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Archive for April, 2004

How Do You Get Diabetes?

Wednesday, April 14th, 2004 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Diabetes is a condition where the body, or to be precise the pancreas, loses its ability to create insulin, the chemical necessary to regulate blood sugar levels. As we take in food, a substance called glucose enters through the ...

What’s Up With My Triglycerides?

Sunday, April 11th, 2004 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Perhaps it is because I am getting older that I think cartoons are not what they used to be. I have five young children, all boys. Like any concerned parent I govern what they watch. I have found that some ...

A guide to type 1 diabetes self management.

Saturday, April 3rd, 2004 Posted in Type 1 Diabetes | No Comments »

An autoimmune disease that kills the cells that makes insulin in the pancreas, type 1 diabetes is a force to be reckoned with. When the body can control blood sugar levels no more, insulin injections on a daily basis ...