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The Google and Diabetes Connection

By on August 16, 2015 in Technology with 0 Comments
The Google and Diabetes Connection

Technology platform giant GOOGLE, via their Life Sciences division, is using their expertise in electronic miniaturization along with their data collecting/ sharing abilities to team up with Dexcom, makers of a popular Continuous Glucose Monitoring Sensor shown above (CGMS) to make much smaller continuous monitoring device that might be as small as a dime and […]

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Why Carbohydrate Counting Doesn’t Cut It

By on June 7, 2015 in Diabetes with 0 Comments
Why Carbohydrate Counting Doesn’t Cut It

Your doctor and/or nutritionist probably has you “carb counting” to help dose your insulin with meals. However, even when you are good with carb counting you are frustrated with the variability in your sugars. Here’s why: A high fat meal increases the amount of free fatty acids (FFAs) in the blood which causes insulin resistance. […]

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