Famous People with Diabetes: Willie G. Davidson

Claim to fame: vice president of design, Harley-Davidson motorcycles DOB: 1933 Diabetes type: 2 Willie G. Davidson is the grandson of William A. …

Famous People with Diabetes: Dana Hill

Claim to fame: actress (Shoot the Moon, European Vacation) DOB: May 6, 1964 Date of death: July 15, 1996 Diabetes Type: 1 Dana Hill was born in …

Famous People with Diabetes: Don Francisco

Claim to fame: Latino television host DOB: December 28, 1940 Diabetes type: 2 Don Francisco was born on December 28, 1940 in Talca, Chile as Mario …

Famous People with Diabetes: Park Overall

Claim to fame: actress (Empty Nest and Biloxi Blues) DOB: March 15, 1957 Diabetes type: 1 Born in Greeneville, Tennessee, Park Overall is an …

Fatty Liver: What It Is, and How to Get Rid of It

Written by Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE on November 29, 2016. Fatty liver disease is becoming increasingly common in many parts of the world, …

The Diabetes-Sleep Apnea Link

Maybe your bedmate has noticed that you snore loudly and stop breathing for seconds or even minutes at a time, and then start again with a loud snort …

What Does Prediabetes Really Mean?

It’s generally accepted that prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet in the diabetes range. …

How to Keep Your Marbles

You may already know that keeping your blood glucose under tight control can help you avoid a variety of diabetic complications. But did you know …

What is Insulin Resistance?

Cells throughout the body, including muscle and fat cells, need the hormone insulin to turn glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. In healthy …

Amazing d-Tech: Insulin in a Pill

By Wil Dubois The problem with proteins is that they digest quite nicely. That’s not a problem when the protein is a T-Bone steak, but what if the …