Tag: Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin: What School Staff Need To Know

Insulin: What school staff need to know Glucose, or sugar, is an essential source of energy for our bodies, and most of it comes from the foods we eat. Insulin is a hormone that allows our body’s cells to turn glucose into energy. A healthy pancreas constantly releases insulin to keep blood sugar levels in…

By Jose Scott January 21, 2020 0

Dawn Phenomenon and T1D Liver Dump

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By Jose Scott January 21, 2020 0

CGMs (Continuous Glucose Monitors)

Hi, and welcome back to Type 1 Diabetes Explained. Today, we will talk about CGMs. Continuous glucose monitors, commonly abbreviated as CGMs, are small devices that sit just on top of the skin with a small catheter that goes under the skin and measures your blood glucose level periodically. T hey provide an easy way…

By Jose Scott January 15, 2020 0

Additional Insulin Injection May Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Here’s the latest on Xtalks.com: A small clinical trial has found that patients with type 1 diabetes who were given an additional insulin injection three hours after consuming a meal may have a decreased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. As cardiovascular diseases – including heart attack and stroke -are the number one cause of death…

By Jose Scott January 13, 2020 0