Tag: diabetes

Diabetic Eye Exams: Prevention is Key.

If you don’t have issues with your eyes, you may be perplexed when your diabetes care team recommends that you have an eye exam. Why? 

Insulin & EpiPens: The High Price of Staying Alive.

The EpiPen isn’t the only drug causing sticker shock at the pharmacy check out counter: the cost of insulin has spiked, leaving some diabetics with a monthly pharmacy bill as high as their mortgage.

What is Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load?

The lower the GL, the more stability within the body, i.e. balanced blood sugar and insulin levels. For those who live with chronic blood sugar and insulin imbalances such as diabetes, it is imperative to maintain a low GL diet.

Stem Cell Biology & a Potential Cure for Diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease impacting the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin to balance glucose levels within the body.