• Why can’t I lose any more weight?

    You have started on your weight loss quest.  Eating well. Exercising.  The two pounds per week comes off like magic.  You may be able to make your goal weight prior to your cousin’s wedding.  Then it stops.  No further weight loss.  What happened? Reaching a  plateau may be helpful when you are climbing a steep […]

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  • Wild Animals don’t need Weight Watchers

    Humans are constantly obsessed with their weight.  We watch our calories, our fats, our carbs.  Why do we have to be so careful?  One group of animals on the planet does not need to even give diets a second thought. Animals in the wild are not concerned about gaining too much weight.  Pretend you are […]

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  • Eating Healthy: Try Some Of These Sweet Treats

    Eating healthy will keep your blood glucose levels maintained properly. Choosing the right diet can be difficult, but with the right resources, you can master clean, healthy eating with no problem. At Lucas Research we offer helpful tips to keep your lifestyle as normal as possible as you live with diabetes. You can reverse your […]

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  • New Development: Smart Insulin Patch

    Besides using a glucometer or one of the new technologies proposed in the past for checking blood glucose levels, the newly developed smart insulin patch may be the perfect solution to replace pricking altogether.  Although Lucas Research is not participating in this study, this new method of monitoring through a self-adhesive patch is close to release. […]

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  • Eating Healthy: Try Some Of These Sweet Treats

    Eating healthy will keep your blood glucose levels maintained properly. Choosing the right diet can be difficult but with the right resources, you can master clean, healthy eating with no problem. At Lucas Research we offer helpful tips to keep your lifestyle as normal as possible as you live with diabetes. You can reverse your […]

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  • E-Mosquito To Test Blood Sugar Levels

    Managing Your Diabetes Checking your blood sugar levels when you have diabetes is very important. That’s why the University of Calgary has created the e-Mosquito to provide reliable blood testing for diabetics. This device could replace pricking your finger and the use of a glucometer. When you are a diabetic, management of your blood glucose […]

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  • Imatinib Drug To Treat Cancer and Slow Diabetes Onset

    Imatinib Imatinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that treats chronic leukemia and other cancers by suppressing the immune system. Now, research shows that Imatinib can also be a preservative for the beta-cell function of people with Type 1 diabetes. New Research This drug’s introduction to the American Diabetes Association and the 2017 Scientific Sessions is […]

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  • Learn How Diabetes Affects Eyesight

    Diabetes not only increases your appetite, thirst, and causes more frequent urination. It can also affect people’s eyesight. Each time your blood glucose level is out of control, you may experience blurred or loss of vision.  Once your blood sugar stabilizes to a healthy level, your vision should return. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy is an […]

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  • Diabetic & Still Living A Good Life

    Diabetes is a serious and critical illness affecting millions of Americans today.  Tackling the everyday management of your blood glucose levels can sometimes be a hassle and a major inconvenience sometimes. But, living a happy, healthy, active lifestyle is still possible.  With the right motivation, you can manage the numbers without much worry, stress, and […]

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  • Insulin Prices Overview: The ADA’s Efforts To Reduce Cost

    It Costs To Stay Alive The American Diabetes Association is taking a stance against expensive insulin treatments.  Since 2002, the price of insulin has tripled. Pricing is set through a complex supply chain which includes manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), insurers, and pharmacies. Insulin is a life-saving drug that is necessary for people with […]

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