In both the USA and UK, people with type 1 diabetes are recommended to adjust insulin for dietary fat. It is known that combining fat with carbohydrate at meals can slow how quickly food is absorbed and this can affect the required timing and dose of insulin. To date, the optimal way of adjusting doses […]
CHICAGO — As the cost for insulin continues to rise, clinicians can take several proactive steps to help uninsured and underinsured patients afford their medications today, according to a speaker at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress. Insulin prices, which tripled from 2002 to 2013, continue to climb, nearly doubling between 2012 and 2016, according to 2017 data from the Health Care Cost
Insulin production falls steadily for seven years in people with type 1 diabetes but then stabilizes, researchers have said. A team from the University of Exeter Medical School said they believe insulin levels decline by about 50% every year for a total of seven years after diagnosis. But after that they begin to level out.”
This article discusses the association of a high-carbohydrate diet with postprandial hyperinsulinemia, deposition of calories in fat cells instead of oxidation in lean tissues, and predisposion to weight gain through increased hunger, slowing metabolic rate, or both.”
The order in which food is consumed during a meal subsequently affects blood glucose and insulin excursions in those with prediabetes, according to a study published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.”
Compared with multiple daily insulin injections, inhaled insulin was shown to provide benefits for adults with type 1 diabetes, including improved postprandial glucose levels, lower daytime glucose variability and less hypoglycemia, according to a study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
Older Americans will now have access to insulin delivery devices under Part D of Medicare coverage, according to guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS guidance clarified that devices not previously covered under Medicare Part B will be covered under Part D of the prescription drug program.
Did you know that adding MCT oil to your pasta is more ketogenic than restricting your carbohydrates to ten percent of calories? Many people think of carbohydrate and insulin as central to ketogenesis, but the direct biochemical event that initiates ketone formation is actually the oversupply of acetyl groups to the TCA cycle during conditions […]