Far Infrared Light Makes Fingertip Sticks Unnecessary

Far Infrared Light Makes Fingertip Sticks Unnecessary (Source) A new method of measuring blood glucose using far infrared light makes i fingertip sticks unnecessary. Painful blood glucose measurement may no longer be required. Researchers say that it is entirely...

Ongoing Insulin Freedom for Type 1 Diabetic Child

Ongoing Insulin Freedom for Type 1 Diabetic Child Health-e-Solutions comment: This case study resulting in ongoing insulin freedom for a type 1 diabetic child was not performed using #TheRomanDiet, but there are many similarities to the approach. The results using...

Gut Microbes Alter Glucose Response, Highly Individual

Gut Microbes Alter Glucose Response, Highly Individual (Source) Which is more likely to raise blood sugar levels: sushi or ice cream? According to a Weizmann Institute of Science study reported in the November 2015 issue of the journal Cell, the answer varies from one...

The Type 1 Diabetes Stages

The Type 1 Diabetes Stages (Source) A common question at diagnosis is, “Could this have been coming on for a while?” The usual answer is, “No, Type 1 diabetes comes on very suddenly, in a matter of weeks, as the body’s beta cells suddenly die out under attack from the...

Successful Lifestyle Intervention for Pre-Diabetes

Successful Lifestyle Intervention for Pre-Diabetes (Source) A community-based diabetes-prevention program produced significant reductions in blood glucose and body mass index (BMI) among individuals with pre-diabetes, while also reducing costs at 2 years. Successful...

HbA1c Fluctuations Lead to Diabetic Nephropathy

HbA1c Fluctuations Lead to Diabetic Nephropathy (Source) In a large cohort study on the association between HbA1c variability and nephropathy, researchers showed that HbA1c fluctuations lead to diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) in type 2 patients. The researchers...

Forget Work-Life Balance

Health-e-Tip: Forget Work-Life Balance (Source) We all want work-life balance, but, when it comes to actually achieving it, we question ourselves, compare our lives to other people’s, and end up frustrated. Work-life balance is a subjective, internal concept, and you...

Ketogenic Diet Success with Type 1 Diabetes

Ketogenic Diet Success with Type 1 Diabetes Health-e-Solutions comment: Csaba Tóth is a General Practitioner from Hungary with 20 years of experience in intensive care medicine, internal medicine and family medicine. He has had ketogenic diet success treating chronic...

“No More High and Low Blood Sugars”

“No More High and Low Blood Sugars” Health-e-Solutions Comment: The Sterlings consulted with us and completed our video course. Renee shared some good news with us about her daughter, Isabella’s #BloodSugarControl and improved health: “No More High...

Blood Glucose Control Metrics

Blood Glucose Control Metrics (Source) Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c or A1c), a test that measures a person’s blood-glucose levels over the past several months, is a key blood glucose control metric, or analytical measurement, used today in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) management....

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention with TUDCA, Phase-1 Trial

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention with TUDCA, Phase-1 Trial (Source) A phase-1 trial for type 1 diabetes prevention with the FDA-approved drug, TUDCA has begun. TUDCA affects a molecular pathway that contributes to the malfunction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells...

Community Approach to Diabetes Prevention is Effective

Community Approach to Diabetes Prevention is Effective (Source) New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that a community approach to diabetes prevention led by community health workers is effective at reducing blood glucose and potentially reducing...

A 4.5 HbA1c – Yes!

A 4.5 HbA1c – Yes! Last year, this wonderful family, whose daughter, Eva was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, attended a Health-e-Solutions Personal Workshop and then signed up for our Extended Support subscription service. A year later, after planning and...

Milk Thistle and Type 2 Diabetes

(Source) Milk thistle, a member of the daisy family, has a long history of use in herbal medicine traditions for the treatment of liver disorders. Milk thistle seeds contain a polyphenol antioxidant compound called silymarin. Scientific research has yielded some...

Bolus Insulin Calculator App

Carb Protein Bolus Insulin Calculator App We can all use a little help with insulin dosing, can’t we! Well Dr,Mona Morstein has developed Bolus Insulin Calculator app for your phone to do just that. I’m all for making life easier when it comes to diabetes...

Home Use of Artificial Beta Cell in Type 1 Diabetes

(Source) BACKGROUND The feasibility, safety, and efficacy of prolonged use of an artificial beta cell (closed-loop insulin-delivery system) in the home setting have not been established. METHODS In two multicenter, crossover, randomized, controlled studies conducted...

What Affects Exercise Blood Glucose Response?

(Source) The best way to deal with the many factors that can affect you is to learn your unique responses by checking your blood glucose levels before, (occasionally) during, and after exercise. While almost anyone with diabetes can exercise safely with a little more...

50% Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes In U.S. Adults

50% Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes In U.S. Adult Population (Source) In 2011-2012, the estimated prevalence of diabetes among U.S. adults was 12 percent to 14 percent and the prevalence of pre-diabetes was 37 percent to 38 percent, indicating about 50% Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes...

Knowledge + Change = Reversal of Diabetes

(Source) Patients who learn of their status and alter their lifestyle may be able to reverse their disease… Only about one in eight people with so-called pre-diabetes, often a precursor to full-blown disease, know they have a problem, a U.S. study found. Lacking...

Make Routine Child DPN ScreeningMandatory

Make Routine Child DPN Screening Mandatory? (Source) Make Routine Child DPN Screening Mandatory? Study calls for clinical guidelines for detecting DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy) in young patients…. The researchers reported that 26% of 151 children with Type 1...

Type 1 Diabetes Youths’ High HbA1c Goals Unmet

Type 1 Diabetes Youths’ High HbA1c Goals Unmet (Source) Type 1 Diabetes Youths’ High HbA1c Goals Unmet: A majority of children, adolescents meet blood pressure, lipid, and BMI targets, but not glucose goals…. Most children with type 1 diabetes have...

Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement

Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement (Source) Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement. More people are meeting recommended goals in the three key markers of diabetes control, according to a study conducted and funded by the National Institutes of Health...

I Finally Feel Like All This IS Worth It!

I Finally Feel Like All This IS Worth It! Health-e-Solutions comment: Let’s face it. Lifestyle change is hard. But this IS worth it! Our entire culture is centered around what is fast and convenient. Uunfortunately, that has resulted in unhealthy lifestyles,...

Non-Invasive Device Could End Diabetes Finger Sticks

Non-Invasive Device Could End Diabetes Finger Sticks (Source) Non-Invasive Device Could End Diabetes Finger Sticks. A new laser sensor that monitors blood glucose levels without penetrating the skin could transform the lives of millions of people living with diabetes....

Glucose Meter Holds Final Authority

Glucose Meter Holds Final Authority Glucose Meter Holds Final Authority. No matter what anyone tells you about the healthfulness of a food, the question to ask is, “Is it healthy for you?” Since we are each unique individuals in many ways, with a unique set of...