What Causes Diabetes Insipidus?

what causes diabetes insipidus

I found it is important to discuss what causes diabetes insipidus even though this site mainly focuses on diabetes melitus. When our grandson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes melitus, I started researching everything I could find that was diabetes-related and amazingly that led me to the formation of this website. Like many people, I … Read more

Hobbies For Women Over 50

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Ever since I retired I took particular on the importance of hobbies for women over 50. Seriously though, we need to fill up our days with something now that we are no longer commuting to work. This gives us plenty of both time and energy to pursue the things that interest us. What a glorious … Read more

What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

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What is hypoglycemic unawareness is a topic very dear to my heart. This is because our 6-year-old type 1 diabetic grandchild is hypoglycemic unaware. What this means is that he does not recognize the symptoms within his body of hypoglycemia. To compensate for this, his parents (and us when he is with us) must check … Read more

What Is A Diabetes Management Plan

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What is a diabetes management plan? Why do we need one? How do we manage our child’s diabetes when at school? Do type 1 and type 2 have different treatment plans? How do we treat highs? How do we treat lows? These are just a few of the questions that may arise when someone is … Read more

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Diabetics

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I’ve heard a lot of hype about the many health benefits of apple cider vinegar which got me wondering if apple cider vinegar good for diabetics? For centuries people have used apple cider vinegar in cooking and medicine. We know that it contains antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. It has even been suggested that it may be … Read more

Does Insulin Cause Weight Gain

Does Insulin Cause Weight Gain

Does insulin cause weight gain is a question our daughter was obsessing over when her four-year-old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes back in June of 2019? Our daughter takes great pride in feeding her family healthy snacks and meals and everyone maintains a healthy weight. Learning that her son required several daily insulin … Read more

What is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Now that November is upon us it is the perfect time to discuss just what is national diabetes awareness month. Well, to put it simply, it is a time when all across the country communities come together to bring awareness to diabetes and take action to tackle this modern diabetes epidemic. Yes, I said epidemic … Read more