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Feb. 2, 2019

It was about 22 years ago that I first hooked up with our publisher, Steve Freed. I had gotten involved with a nutritional multilevel company that had a soluble fiber product with two patents for lower serum cholesterol, and could level blood sugars. As you know, in an MLM company, …

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Insulin Pump Use and Exercise Strategies

Dr. Sheri Colberg on Avoid Weight Gain from Insulin Use and Treating Lows

By Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, if you use insulin, you may choose to use a specialized insulin pump for both your basal and bolus insulin delivery. Pumps have a small catheter placed under your skin and are programmed to cover your basal insulin needs by delivering small doses of fast-acting insulin to mimic normal insulin release by the pancreas. Insulin pumps are programmed to deliver small, basal doses of fast-acting insulin to mimic normal insulin release by the pancreas throughout the day. These pumps are not ideal for everyone, and the choice to use one should be an individual one.

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