I recently read an article in the ADA magazine that stated that the more video games you play, the higher blood sugar you will have. The researchers thought that mindless snacking was probably a…Continue
"I have a mother who has a son with diabetes...
My mom deserves a lot, if not all, of the credit for getting me up and running with diabetes. I honestly don't know how she did it, those first couple days. Right after my diagnosis, our family got…"
"So, I've been using the G4 for a month or two, and I'm having trouble getting it to stay on for seven days. I tried the Opsite Flexflix tape, but it seemed like the adhesive was coming off underneath the tape. I put it on in strips. Is…"
"Original series, I'd have to say Scotty, and for the same reasons. NextGen, I'd have to go with Data, just because I love the depth of his character development. DS9, Dax, because she's from Cedar Rapids, where I was raised. She…"
This event has already occurred. Watch it here! Who are Captain Glucose and Meter Boy?Two animated diabetes superheroes whose mission it is to "Educate, Enlighten, and Entertain people with diabetes of all ages" and that's exactly what they do. What Smokey the Bear does for fire awareness, Captain Glucose and Meter Boy are doing for Diabetes awareness. The two actors also…See More
"If I'm understanding your question correctly, the Animas equivalent of the Bolus wizard is the "ezCarb" option. When you select "Bolus", you should have the four options: Normal (where you just put in how much you want to…"
I majored in Computer Engineering, so I learned about electronics and software. Unfortunately, I lack mechanical engineering knowledge. To have an all-around engineering education to prepare you for diabetes (or any medical) technology development, I recommend that you major in BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. Here's something I found on colleges in your area: http://www.hackcollege.com/school-finder/schools/pennsylvania/biomedical-engineering/
You must be good in math and sciences (physics, chemistry, biology) !!!
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The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
El Centro Nacional de Prevención de Enfermedades Crónicas y Promoción de la Salud en el Estados Unidos encontró que a partir de 2002-2009, el 11,8% de los hispanos mayores de 20 años, que viven en los EU, viven con diabetes … Continue Reading