What is Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas loses its ability to produce insulin. Treatment of type 1 diabetes involves the administration of insulin in a way that mimics what the pancreas would have done.

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Scientific research shows there is a definite connection between poor oral health, mainly periodontal disease and a number of chronic systematic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pneumonia, and cancer just to name a few.

Prediabetes

Prediabetes

Pre-diabetes in its simplest form is an elevated blood glucose (sugar) level that is not high enough to be called type 2 diabetes.

The Diabetes Educator

The Diabetes Educator

The diabetes educator is an individual who has completed a specialized educational program in the art and science of diabetes self-management education and skills training.

And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is…

ACE Diabetes is pleased to announce CARMEN FORBES as the winner of the $100 cash prize donated by Family Medicine Center. Pictured is Ms. Forbes’ daughter picking up the prize, presented by Nurse Anita Cates at Family Medicine Center, in the Rivington Center building on Blake Road.