diabetes

Roseville Rotary to have speaker on diabetes in February

On Feb. 6, the Rotary Club of Roseville will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Sierra View Country Club lunch, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes&rdquo ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes, Part Three

  In the first two articles of this series, we discussed type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We will be turning to some of the less-common types. Recall that our patient, HM, is a 38 ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes (Part 2)

In our last article, we discussed the fundamentals of type 1 diabetes. Recall that our patient, HM, is a 38-year-old man who had three weeks of frequent urination and excessive thi ...

Rocklin author teaches patients how to take control of their health

His father’s sudden death from a heart attack left Jason Blackburn stunned and stressed. “My dad was only 46 years old and I watched the effect of his early death on m ...

Diabetes can’t slow this Rocklin athlete

A shortage of insulin does not correlate to a shortage of strength or skill for Shea Farrish. “It (CrossFit) helps me with everything,” said Farrish, a type 1 diabetic ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes

Case: HM is a 38-year-old man who has had three weeks of frequent urination, excessive thirst and weight loss of 15 pounds. He is seen in the emergency room and told that his blood ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Diabetes and the feet

Case: HJ is a 62-year-old woman who has had type 2 diabetes for 12 years. Her average blood glucose is 220. She has had three toe amputations and now has an infection on her right ...

Another View: Diabetes and Hemoglobin A1c

When dealing with diabetes, the terminology can seem overwhelming. Many have heard of the term hemoglobin A1c (abbreviated HBA1c), but what exactly does it mean? Where does it come ...