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Joslin Nutrition Guidelines 

  A must read or Type 2 (the latest guide for type 2) but well worth a read by all:- Joslin Nutrition Guidelines. Please note that this a pdf file and you will have to follow the link below. It is well worth the effort.

Diabetes LADA

  Diabetes LADA stands for Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood Diabetes occurs in many types beyond type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. One of these is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood (LADA). Some patients receive the diagnosis of type 2 diabetic, despite not exhibiting all the classic symptoms associated with this condition. In some instances, a more

The following is a comprehensive list of other causes of diabetes:

Genetic defects of β-cell function Maturity onset diabetes of the young Mitochondrial DNA mutations Genetic defects in insulin processing or insulin action Defects inproinsulin conversion Insulin gene mutations Insulin receptor mutations Exocrine pancreatic defects Chronic pancreatitis Pancreatectomy Pancreatic neoplasia Cystic fibrosis Hemochromatosis Fibrocalculous pancreatopathy Endocrinopathies Growth hormone excess (acromegaly) Cushing syndrome Hyperthyroidism Pheochromocytoma Glucagonoma Infections Cytomegalovirus

Carbs and Fat.

As a person with a back ground in science I have been confused by many posts stating “Low Carb”, “No Carb” and “High Fat”. It is probably the most common comment that I hear from diabetics and people with heart disease. That is they receive confusing messages from those who should know better. I myself

Causes Of Diabetes Vitamin A Deficiency

Vitamin A Deficiency May Play A Role in Type 2 Diabetes   By M Tyler, Wed, January 21, 2015 A lack of Vitamin A, which plays a significant role in immunity, may be linked to the development of type 2 diabetes, according to recent research from Weill Cornell Medical College. Using mice models, researchers found that

Steroid-Induced Type 2 Diabetes

  Steroid-Induced Type 2 Diabetes By Karla Silva, Jun 5, 2013 When you are struggling with an illness like lupus, arthritis or asthma, the medications you take could have secondary effects on your body. What these illnesses have in common is the fact that they are often treated with corticosteroids. However, corticosteroids can cause patients to