Diabetes

Diabetic Refugee from South Sudan Finds His Way to Israel

Jessica Apple |
08.22.2012
Meet Samuel — and donate to a great cause. Guest Post by Dr. Mariela Glandt When Dr. Mariela Glandt, an endocrinologist, volunteered to treat African refugees in Tel Av... ...read more

Diapep277: A Landmark Discovery in Diabetes Treatment

Jessica Apple |
01.09.2012
My mother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) when I was five-years-old. At the time, there were no effective treatments for the disease. My mother tried every med... ...read more
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Diabetes Travel: 101 Places Not To See Before You Die

Jessica Apple |
06.28.2010
I’m mildly agoraphobic and it’s not easy for me to plan long trips. And while I like looking at travel guides for places like Ecuador or Tanzania and imagining what it w... ...read more
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Novo Nordisk to Stop Insulin Sales in Greece

Jessica Apple |
05.30.2010
Novo Nordisk has decided to stop sales of its insulin product in Greece following a government decree ordering a 25% price cut in all medicines, according to a BBC report.... ...read more

DHARMA Initiative Style Labeling Could Prevent Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Jessica Apple |
05.14.2010
I took my sons for routine blood tests this week, and given that they are the offspring of two type 1 diabetics, you can imagine the fears in the back of my mind.  Their ... ...read more

The Regeneration of Beta Cells

Jessica Apple |
04.06.2010
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly 16 months ago. At the time of my diagnosis I was horrified, but also a little bit cocky. My husband has had type 1 diabetes since... ...read more

My Health Care Reform Fear: How are Insurance Companies Going to Cover Expensive People Like Me?

Catherine Price |
04.04.2010
I’m a self-employed American living with Type 1 diabetes – an incurable autoimmune disease that requires constant daily management to keep me alive. While researche... ...read more

Leptin Therapy as a Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Jessica Apple |
03.28.2010
Leptin, a hormone discovered in 1994 by Rudolph L. Leibel, is produced by fat cells. Leptin plays an important role in regulating appetite and in glucose and fat metabolism.... ...read more
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Soda Tax: I Object

Jessica Apple |
03.09.2010
New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has proposed a tax of 12 cents per can of soda (a penny per ounce). During his weekly radio address, Bloomberg said the soda tax would d... ...read more

Doughnuts for Diabetes

Jessica Apple |
03.01.2010
I’m a type 1 diabetic and I support JDRF. I think it’s a fantastic organization and I’ve recently been talking to my husband, also type 1 diabetic who is training for the Rott... ...read more

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