A spokesperson from Diabetes Research Connection has agreed to answer some questions regarding Type 1 diabetes and the research that is being conducted to understand this autoimmune disease more.
As you stare down those sweets and calories at the Thanksgiving table, you may need to consider being screened for diabetes and diabetic kidney disease. It has been estimated that one-third of diabetics are undiagnosed.
For 18 years of my life, I was embarrassed to admit I was a Type 1 diabetic. I was embarrassed to admit I was different from everyone I went to school with. I was embarrassed I had to eat or drink juice in front of peers when the time didn't permit.
"One of the biggest [misconceptions] out there is people feel like diabetes runs in [their] family, so it’s inevitable that
Ironically, the most food-centric holiday falls during National Diabetes Month every November. No matter where you live, your Thanksgiving table doesn't have to spell diabetes disaster. Try these tips to create a diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving table.