Latest Expert Articles

  • The Flash Speeds Up Glucagon Injection’s Effects
    Well, that was quick! A recent episode of the CW series The Flash started and completed a storyline involving a person with a malfunctioning insulin pump in 2 minutes 45 seconds. Unfortunately, by speeding up the action, they also made what happened onscreen medically inaccurate. For those who don’t know, The Flash is about a young man struck by lightning who gains the ability to run and do things super-fast. (Incidentally, it also leaves him ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup
    Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup This vegetarian soup is a hearty and delicious meal to enjoy as the weather gets colder. CourseAppetizers and Snacks, Soups and Stews CuisineAmerican, Cancer Friendly, Diabetes Friendly, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Sodium, Vegetarian Cook Time20 minutes Ingredients ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Why Foot Care is Important for People with Diabetes
    Certified diabetes educator Becky Wells recently retired from working with a diabetes self-management education program at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. She has shared her “Ask the Diabetes Educator” advice columns from that program with Insulin Nation. Question: Why is foot care mentioned so much in diabetes management? I don’t have any problems with my feet, and it seems like a waste of time to keep looking at them. Answer: Some 25 percent of ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Mini Halloween Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes
    Did you know there was actually a National Chocolate Cupcake Day? You bet I wasn’t going to let this holiday pass me by. Why wouldn’t I want to celebrate two of my favorite things- chocolate and cake? Oh heck ya! Here’s the thing though, I love cupcakes as much as the next person, but you just can’t have cupcakes every day without some negative health implications (sorry!)… UNLESS you make a few tweaks to ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • What Produce Is In Season In The Fall?
    There is no doubt that cooking in season has a lot of benefits. First, you save money. Who can argue with that? Saving money at the grocery store means more money to do fun things! When food is in season, there is more of it, so it costs lest to harvest and distribute! Second, it tastes better. Food that is in season grows best during those conditions, so they taste delicious. Don’t believe me? Try ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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