Daily Archives: May 19, 2015

Watch where your donations go

Some charities aren’t what you think.  If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, guess what, sometimes it isn’t even a duck.  Read on. James Reynolds, Sr. from Tennessee along with his ex-wife and son set up … Continue reading

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New Breath Test to Diagnose Gastroparesis

FDA recently announced the approval of the Gastric Emptying Breath Test (GEBT) as a diagnostic tool for gastroparesis — this condition is, though not well known, a common complication of diabetes.   Gastroparesis slows or stops the movement of food down … Continue reading

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Diabetes Service Dogs

If you have Type 1 diabetes & developed Hypoglycemia Unawareness, you might want to have a trained diabetes service dog.  The process of getting a service dog may take some time.  May training groups require that potential clients undergo screenings … Continue reading

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Hypoglycemia Unawareness ( HU )

Hypoglycemia or hypo for short happens when BG drops below normal, usually less than 70 mg/dL.  The symptoms appear fast and can include confusion, blurred vision, lightheadedness or dizziness, sweating, chills and clamminess, trembling, fast heartbeat, anxiety, headaches, nightmares or … Continue reading

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