Chapter Four Living Well with Diabetes

20. Quoted in Anita Manning, "Diabetes Is No Obstacle to a Long, Healthy Life," USA Today, November 14, 2007. www .usatoday.com/news/health/2007-11-14-diabetes-book_ N.htm.

21. Quoted in Manning, "Diabetes Is No Obstacle."

22. Colberg, telephone interview.

23. Linda Koehler, telephone interview with author, June 12, 2008.

24. Koehler, telephone interview.

25. Koehler, telephone interview.

26. Koehler, telephone interview.

27. Koehler, telephone interview.

28. Koehler, telephone interview.

29. Robert Mandell, telephone interview with author, June 14, 2008.

30. Mandell, telephone interview.

31. Mandell, telephone interview.

32. Mandell, telephone interview.

33. Mandell, telephone interview.

34. Quoted in David Templeton, "Winning Life's Pageant and Living Well with Diabetes," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 25, 2006. www.post-gazette.com/pg/06298/732550-114.stm.

35. Quoted in Templeton, "Winning Life's Pageant."

36. Quoted in Michael Silver, "Cutler Adjusting to Life with Diabetes," Yahoo! Sports, May 16, 2008. http://sports.yahoo .com/nfl/news?slug=ms-thegameface051608&prov=yhoo &type=lgns.

37. Quoted in Bill Williamson, "Refreshed, Cutler Ready to Tackle Disease, Football, Life," ESPN.com, May 28, 2008. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/columns/story?id=3416163.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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