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A guide to type 1 diabetes self management.

Monday, November 12th, 2007 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 ...

Kill Type 1 Diabetes Now - Don’t Let It Control Your Life

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007 Posted in News & Articles, Type 1 Diabetes | No Comments »

Type 1 diabetes, also known as Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), occurs because of a shortage of insulin inside the body. Insulin is responsible for allowing glucose to enter the cells of the body to supply fuel. This shortage of ...

Early Symptoms of Diabetes

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006 Posted in Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Although there are three different kinds of diabetes, the first set of symptoms to be experienced are typically those of hyperglycaemia, or an excess in blood sugar (glucose), and this is the first indicator something isn't quite right. The symptoms of ...

Four Genuine, Potential Diabetes Cures

Friday, November 17th, 2006 Posted in Diabetes Medicines, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

For several decades now, much research has been made on a disease that has debilitated many - diabetes. Research on type 1 and type 2 diabetes has produced amazing and genuine progress in terms of a real understanding of the ...

What are the Complications of Diabetes?

Saturday, July 15th, 2006 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Much of the treatment of diabetes is the prevention and avoidance of complications. The complications of diabetes include heart disease, stroke, eye problems which can cause blindness, kidney disease, and vascular problems that can lead to foot amputation. Sixty ...

Diabetes - A Disease Of The Modern Age

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

There are two major variations of the disease – Type 1 and Type 2, and they are completely different in root cause. There also exists a type of the disease known as gestational diabetes that is only suffered by pregnant ...

Toddlers With Diabetes - Tips For Success

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005 Posted in Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

If your child is under the age of two and has been diagnosed with diabetes, know that there are many alternatives and options available that will control this condition and ensure your child has a happy, healthy, and normal ...

What Exactly is the Cause of Diabetes?

Monday, November 29th, 2004 Posted in Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

What is the cause of diabetes? This varies from one type of the disease to another. Questions still abound as to exactly why some people get diabetes and others don't. While it may be some time before all the questions ...

What is the Difference Between Juvenile and Adult-Onset Diabetes, and What Can We Do about It?

Monday, November 25th, 2002 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

It used to be clear that Juvenile, or Type-I diabetes, occurred only with children, and Type-II ("Adult Onset") diabetes occurred solely among adults. While Type-I diabetes remains a problem of the young, and has a different etiology than Type-II ...

Be Informed About Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms

Sunday, October 14th, 2001 Posted in Type 1 Diabetes | No Comments »

Type 1 diabetes symptoms may not seem worth worrying about at first. They can also come on suddenly and very severely. They usually appear and advance quickly over a period of a few weeks or months, and as a result ...