Getting the insulin molecule into the blood stream in oral form is a challenge because insulin is treated like any other protein and can quickly degrade in the stomach due to the high-acid environment.
Once a month, the clinic brings together a team of physicians to take a comprehensive approach to treating diabetes for patients at-risk of losing a limb.
The ketogenic diet emphasizes high-fat and low-carbohydrate eating as a way to fend off Type 2 diabetes and maintain healthy blood-sugar levels.
Fifty children at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes spent a week playing games, sampling healthy foods, and learning about good nutrition at Camp PowerUp.
The American obesity epidemic is well-documented.