This blog tracks updates to the Blood Sugar 101 Web site.

Monday, March 31, 2008

WHI Vitamin D/Calcium Supplementation Doesn't Decrease Diabetes Incidence

Page Changed: Supplements That Work

Added link to results from Womens Health Initiative Calcium/Vitamin D supplementation arm which found no impact on the development of diabetes from supplementing Vitamin D at 400 IU and Calcium at 1000 IU a day.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Low Birth Weight Associated with Diabetes Independent of Other Factors

Page Changed: "You Did Not Eat Your Way to Diabetes"

Added link to study finding a correlation between low birth weight and the likelihood of a person developing diabetes or impaired glucose control in a Chinese population that was not dependent on lifestyle factors.

Pre-publication offer for Blood Sugar 101: The Book

Page Added: Pre-Publication Offer Blood Sugar 101: The Book

Posted the cover, a sample 13 pages of text of the new book version of Blood Sugar 101, and pricing information for U.S. and international purchasers who buy before the official publication date.

More info on prevalence of "diabetic neuropathy" across blood sugar ranges

Page Changed: Research Connecting Organ Damage with Blood Sugar Level

Added link to new study of 400 people, half of whom were diagnosed with diabetes, that reported the incidence of neuropathy in the entire population sorted by blood sugar status.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

DPPT study data links use of SSRIs with Development of Diabetes

Page Changed: Other Dangerous Drugs for People With Diabetes

Added link to study published in Diabetes Care showing a causal link between using SSRI antidepressants and the development of diabetes. This data showed no link between depression itself (without SSRI drugs) and an enhanced risk of developing diabetes. But people who took these drugs had the enhanced rick.