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The Real Science of Hypoglycemia PART 2

Although hypoglycemia affects both types of diabetics, episodes are much more common and frequent in Type I diabetics. Hypoglycemia causes the body to respond with number of counterregulatory hormones.[i] [ii] Their most likely sequence of hormonal activation are glucagon, epinephrine and then if hypoglycemia is severe or prolonged cortisol and …

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Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy is the dysfunction of the kidneys that is seen in both types of diabetes, but seems to be more common in Type I patients. It is a vascular complication that affects the tiny glomerular capillaries of the kidney thus reducing the kidney’s filtration ability. This is first indicated …

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 The Baby Story

The other day I met a man in a Nursing Home in New York. He is a department head in the facility and my class there has nothing to do with diabetes. We were just talking about the course I would be teaching and he asked me about my background …

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