The thyroid is a clever little butterfly-shaped gland that lies at the base of your windpipe, above the ‘notch’ at the top of your chest bone. People with diabetes have a higher risk of thyroid disease. Read this expert blog to learn about the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease.
Don’t put your health on hold
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us all in many ways, but those living with diabetes have been affected even more profoundly. Eating and physical activity patterns, and the routines of life that foster mental health stability, have all been disrupted.
Insulin Use in the Management of Diabetes: 100 years of Evolution
The two recent blogs about the discovery of insulin 100 years ago and the development of newer formulations and devices for insulin use, have underscored the initial lifesaving use of insulin. This blog will look at the evolution of the uses of insulin.
Diabetes and weight management: why is it such a struggle to keep pounds off?
When I look back at the blog that I wrote about weight management several years ago, I – like many healthcare professionals – tried to boil the solution of weight loss down to a simple equation of fewer calories in/more calories out.
Ketones…what are they and what do they mean?
People often ask what it means when their meter flashes “test ketones”.
Essential information about hypoglycemia: talk to your healthcare team
Living with diabetes is a fine balance between avoiding high blood sugars, which can cause complications, and low blood sugars (hypoglycemia), which can interfere with your quality of life and in some cases cause serious harm.