New study suggest walking can do a lot in preventing diabetes

          Working out and following a fitness regimen is a sure way to improve your health and prevent yourself from acquiring diabetes. But working out is something that’s easier said than done. For one, gym fees can cost a lot especially if you’re raising kids. Second, going to the gym consumes a lot of time- time which you could use for your kids or for your career. For people who can relate to that, you’ll be hearing something great today. Read below and find out how a small thing like just walking can do a lot in Continue Reading →

Latest trials for diabetes wonder drug a success

A new drug intended to block the development of the most acute form of diabetes in its early onset has been classified as a success if recent trials are to be made as basis. Dubbed as a diabetes wonder drug, the findings on the trials have a lot of implications. The drug works by stimulating the body to continue producing insulin which can cease the further development of type 1 diabetes. The latest trials involving this revolutionary drug reported a 50% success rate as it showed that the drug has prevented the destruction of insulin-producing cells in 1 out of Continue Reading →

Diabetic-friendly recipe: Blackened salmon with corn salsa

1 tbs sweet paprika 1 tsp ground oregano 1 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp ground white pepper 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Pinch of cayenne pepper 4 (about 200g each) salmon fillets, halved crossways 1 tbs olive oil Corn salsa 2 corn cobs, husks and silks removed 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 green capsicum, deseeded, finely chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 3 tsp fresh lemon juice DIRECTIONS 1. To make the corn salsa, use a sharp knife to cut lengthways down the cobs to remove the kernels. Cook corn in a small saucepan of salted boiling water for Continue Reading →

News on Significant Progress on Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine

            Early trial suggests that Type 1 Diabetes can be possibly reversed by training a person’s own immune system to stop attacking its host. Type 1 diabetes patients have immune systems that attack the cells responsible for the creation of insulin. Diabetes patients, in general, have a deficiency of insulin which is necessary to regulate the body’s blood sugar level. This diabetes vaccine aims to counter that.            In a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, 80 patients were subjected to an initial form of the vaccine. This vaccine Continue Reading →

The Latest Diabetes Treatments from the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions

          Over 17,000 doctors specializing in diabetes treatment convened at the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions. The event is a great opportunity to share research and for doctors to debate on possible diabetes treatments. We’ve summarized the important findings below. Complications are Decreasing           One research presented were from the DCCT/EDIC which is said to be the largest long term study conducted for diabetes. Present findings speculate that early blood sugar management has a direct affect to lower down complications decades later. The reports stated that blood sugar management reduced the Continue Reading →

How much sugar is hiding in your food?

          With our busy and hectic schedules, we often tend to lose track of the amount of calories, sugar, carbohydrates and other nutrients we get from what we eat. Just like calories and carbohydrates, sugar is a nutrient that the body needs to perform properly. On the other hand, excessive sugar in the body is attributed to several diseases such as obesity, and diabetes. Safe to say, cutting back on sugar is one of the most common and effective way of managing diabetes. To date, the AHA recommends consuming no more than 150 calories from sugar Continue Reading →

Understanding Diabetes

          As our first blog post, I wanted to start by providing a brief overview of what diabetes is and how one can manage it. You probably know most of what will be said here but hopefully, you’ll learn a thing or two about diabetes and you’ll get a few tips on how to manage it. understanding diabetes           Diabetes, sometimes called as diabetes mellitus, refers to a group of metabolic diseases that is characterized with high blood sugar. High blood sugar can be caused by inadequate insulin production or the body’s Continue Reading →

Release of Version 4.5 of Track3 Diabetes app for iPhone

We have released version 4.5 of the Track3 app for iPhone. Both the US version and the SI version have been updated. When you email a log, a PDF formatted report is also emailed out. This PDF report contains charts for glucose, food and weight. We made minor enhancements and fixed a couple of issues with multi-device sync. The app now has links to our social media pages (facebook, twitter).

iPhone version 4.1 released with bug fixes

We have uploaded version 4.1 of the iPhone app to the Apple App Store. Once Apple approves it, it will be available for download. We fixed several issues with sync option. International customers can purchase and use sync with this release. We fixed a chart crash in Weight charts. Carb totals for Snack period is shown.