Luis A. Rincon (Street Articles Author)

I am a retired soccer player. I played in Mexico and the United States professional leagues. I have been diagnosed with type I diabetes since I was 10 years of age. My bachelor's degree is in Kinessiology and Sports Medicine and my Master's degree is in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology. I have been a personal trainer since 2004. I am currently the Director for one of the City of El Paso's Recreation Centers and part of the city's wellness committe to improve the health of the City of El Paso.

Understanding And Controlling The Disease Instead Of The Disease Controlling You Part 2: Signs And Symptoms Of Type I Diabetes
Type I diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects children, adolescents and adults. With this type of diabetes, the pancreas loses the ability to produce insulin because the immune system attacks and destroys the cells responsible for making insulin. When the immune system takes this action against the insulin-producing…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Diabetes   Dec 21, 2011  
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Diabetes: Understanding And Controlling A Disease Instead Of the Disease Controlling You Part I
Diabetes is a lifelong disease that affects mood, energy, and thought processes of everyday life. Type I Diabetes is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that has been defined as a chronic elevation of blood glucose due to the inability of the body to produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Diabetes   Dec 08, 2011  
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