Diabetes Related Articles & Blog Posts
Asthma, Diabetes Related?
Children with type 1 diabetes are less likely to get asthma, eczema, or hayfever. And the reverse is true, that those with asthma, eczema, or hayfever are less likely to get type 1 diabetes.Read full story
What is Type 1 Diabetes?
What’s type 1 diabetes?Read full story
Fast Facts about Diabetes
A fasting blood sugar at or above 126 mg/dL or a random blood sugar at or above 200 mg/dL is diagnostic of diabetes, according to the official American Diabetes Association definition.Read full story
Yeast Infections and Diabetes
Dr. Greene, with a new diabetic child, I wonder why yeast infections are not included in symptoms of onset– especially in young infants and children? Parents I speak with (and my own daughter) first presented with yeast that was…Read full story
FDA Approves New Ways to monitor Diabetes
Dick Tracy, move over! A watch just approved by FDA advisors is even cooler than a wrist-phone. The Gluco Watch uses painless skin sensors to measure blood sugar every 20 minutes without a poke or a prick. An alarm sounds if the glucose is out of range.Read full story
Diabetes Linked to Birth Month
Does astrology affect diabetes? A study in Sweden found that the month of a child’s birth affects the risk of whether that child will one day develop diabetes (Arch Dis Child 1999;81:143-146).Read full story
Diabetes or just Normal Thirst?
Dr. Greene, my 2-year-old daughter drinks a lot during the day. It could be water, juice, milk, or whatever. I am concerned. Is this normal for kids to drink 5-8 bottles of liquid during the day? Or this is…Read full story