A list of common words and phrases associated with diabetes to help you better understand and communicate with yourself and those around you. Feeling overwhelmed by all of the terms thrown at you by your doctor, your own research, and society as a whole? Below, I’ve included a list of all of the terms thatContinue reading “26 Diabetic Terms To Know”
Tag Archives: National Diabetes Awareness Month
Happy World Diabetes Day 2022
Since 1991, the IDF, WHO, and the whole world have chosen to use November 14, birthday of Sir Frederick Banting (discoverer of insulin), to raise global awareness of the disease. Want to learn more? Start here.
What Is Insulin?
In the topic of diabetes, you’ll hear a lot of terms thrown around: blood sugar, pumps, diets. These are all important concepts and we’ll visit them later, but when it comes down to it, one thing reigns supreme – insulin. But what is it? Before we can get to that, we need to first identifyContinue reading “What Is Insulin?”