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Medivizor Honored: Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Medivizor Honored:  Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

Medivizor has been named one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the web by Feedspot.  The ranking is based on Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Being one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the...

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Guest Post: Want a Peanut Butter Cookie? Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Guest Post:  Want a Peanut Butter Cookie?  Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

Sweets People with diabetes deal with many myths.  One of them is that sugar causes diabetes.  This is not true for Type 1 diabetes.  For those with Type 2 diabetes, obesity is a contributing factor to its development.  However, the calories that lead to obesity can come from any source.  The only link that research has confirmed with regards to sugar,...

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Diabetes and Innovation: Insulin Pump + CGM = Artificial Pancreas

Diabetes and Innovation: Insulin Pump + CGM = Artificial Pancreas

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 2 comments

E-health and mobile connectivity, coupled with powerful software, is hitting the diabetes community by storm.  It’s a whole new world out there in self-care for people with diabetes. Insulin Pumps Rather than giving yourself individual injections of insulin every time you need it, an insulin pump provides you with rapid or short acting insulin...

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Diabetes 101: What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

Diabetes 101:  What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 11 comments

What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar. This occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl. Normally, when you eat food, the pancreas detects the presence of glucose, fatty acids and amino acids in the small intestines. It secretes insulin into the bloodstream. Insulin acts on the liver, telling it to start building glycogen from that...

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6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Blog, Kidney stones, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 5 comments

You eat a burger and drink lemonade.  Your digestive process breaks the proteins, fats and carbohydrates into smaller components that can be absorbed in the blood.   Waste products end up in the blood too.  Can you imagine what your blood would be like if there were no filters?   6 Facts about Kidneys Luckily, there are kidneys.   Kidneys are one...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes & Illness

5 Things You Need to Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes & Illness

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 3 comments

Vigilance is the watchword for caregivers of people with insulin-dependent diabetes. What do you need to know when illness strikes? Energy The body requires more energy when it is sick.  That energy fuels the immune system’s fight against infection.  People who are sick are often not interested in eating. With type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent...

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On the Go with Type 1 Diabetes? A Diabetes Kit Can Help

On the Go with Type 1 Diabetes? A Diabetes Kit Can Help

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 4 comments

What’s A Diabetes Kit? If you or someone you care for has Type 1 Diabetes, creating a kit is a must. Highs and lows are part of life, especially for children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes, simply because they are growing. A diabetes kit is a collection of the tools you need to deal with the extreme highs and lows that can happen with Type one...

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American Diabetes Month: What is Prediabetes?

American Diabetes Month: What is Prediabetes?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Prediabetes is a condition that can lead to the development of Type 2 diabetes according to the CDC.  You have prediabetes if your blood glucose is higher than normal (though not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes). Other risk factors include Your age:  you are “45 years of age or older” Your weight: you “are...

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