Miriam E. Tucker appears in the following:
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Friday, September 30, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
People who suffer from the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome are accustomed to being dismissed by health care professionals and to only occasional mentions of their condition in the media. These past few weeks have been a notable exception, but with quite different conversations going on in the United ...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Last July, a photo changed Sierra Sandison's life. She went onstage in the Miss Idaho pageant with an insulin pump clipped to her bikini bottom. The photo and the #ShowMeYourPump hashtag she created went viral on social media and became NPR's most popular online story of the year.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Might people with diabetes someday be able to brew their own insulin for free at home, just as with beer? The answer may be yes, but whether it's a good idea is another question.
The home-brewed insulin concept is among the latest to emerge from the bio-hacking movement, in ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The mysterious and complicated illness that has been called chronic fatigue syndrome has a new definition and a new name: systemic exertion intolerance disorder, or SEID for short.
The name change is big news because many patients and experts in the field hate the name chronic fatigue syndrome; they ...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don't have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn't yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it's getting a lot closer.
Just last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a ...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Here's more evidence that for people with Type 1 diabetes, strict blood sugar control matters – in this case, it actually reduces the risk of early death. But another study reveals the grim reality: Those with the condition still die about a decade sooner than those without.
As someone who ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
There she is, Miss Idaho. And there it is, the insulin pump attached to her bikini bottom during the swimsuit competition. Since posting the photo on social media on Monday, Sierra Sandison has become a new hero to the Type 1 diabetes community.
One mother wrote on Facebook, "You ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
If the prestigious Institute of Medicine pays attention to your disease, that's usually considered a good thing. But some patients with chronic fatigue syndrome fear that the review of the condition by the institute, an independent organization that advises the government on health issues, might perpetuate the widespread belief that ...