We wanted to let everyone know of an upcoming documentary about a potential cure for Type 1 diabetes. The film still needs financing so please head over to Kickstarter to contribute. The film, Patient 13, will follow Scott King who has researched and developed a potential cure for the disease. Here’s a synopsis from the [...]
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Diabetes Mellitus is a term often used to describe Type 1 diabetes or even diabetes in general. As we became exposed to the condition, the different names and types of diabetes was an initial source of confusion. Let us give you a little history lesson on the origin of the word and hopefully it will [...]
Insulin, and the organ that produces it – the pancreas – will remind you how amazing the human body is.
How do you explain to your child why and how they got Type 1 diabetes? It is one of the most difficult conversations you’ll have. And it will be one that comes up again and again. Why people contract Type 1 diabetes is still a mystery. Scientists agree that it is partly due to some [...]
More and more people around the world are becoming familiar with diabetes. But if you were to ask “Type 1 or Type 2?” you’d typically get blank stares. The most common form of diabetes globally is termed Type 2 diabetes. Almost 90% of all diabetes cases in the US are Type 2, and in Thailand, [...]
It took us a good four weeks to understand something was wrong with our son. We had no idea what the symptoms were for Type 1 diabetes and it wasn’t until he had lost almost 10 pounds and was having to go to the bathroom hourly that we finally brought him into the hospital. As [...]