Physical activity and hypoglycemia: can glucagon be the key to hypoglycemia prevention?

What is glucagon? Glucagon is a hormone that acts opposite to insulin and allows for sugar release from one’s own liver stores and into the bloodstream.  Glucagon is specifically of interest when blood sugar is very low, hence why it is usually used as a severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar requiring a third party assistance) … Read morePhysical activity and hypoglycemia: can glucagon be the key to hypoglycemia prevention?

Can vitamin D be the key to type 1 diabetes prevention?

Sunshine and T1D Canada is considered to have one of the highest rates of type 1 diabetes (T1D) alongside other northern countries such as Finland, Norway, and Sweden.(1) Some studies have reported there might be a relationship between lower duration of sun exposure and risk of having type 1 diabetes. The suspected link has to … Read moreCan vitamin D be the key to type 1 diabetes prevention?