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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey * Format: Paperback Book * 8/31/1946 Not for the faint of heart, this powerful, slim little volume recounts the stories of the survivors of the first atomic bomb attack in history, when the US dropped the bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The book starts on… Continue reading Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

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Diabetes · Health and Disabilities · Science

Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available

Type 1 diabetics, and other insulin-dependent diabetics, depend on prescription insulin to stay alive. Insulin, a hormone that the body normally produces in the pancreas, is necessary for proper utilization of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the body's main fuel. Insulin-dependent diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetics, produce little to none of their own insulin. Without insulin, a… Continue reading Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available