Amy Tenderich, Patient Expert

Amy wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Diabetes.

What is Glucerna Good For?

Reprinted with permission of Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine.com I’m no diet expert, but I still get lots of emails about Glucerna and other “diabetic” food products: How or what good are they really for people with diabetes? In a new twist, I got this ...
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Who is Diamesco? And Why Should We Care?

Several readers queried me recently on a Korean pump manufacturer by the name of Diamesco. This company apparently exhibited at last summer’s ADA conference, and has discussed plans to introduce its BEST LIFE insulin pump in the US market some time l...
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"Metabolic Syndrome" Label Misleads...

Reprinted with permission from Amy Tenderich of www.diabetesmine.com. Maybe you already knew that “Metabolic Syndrome,” otherwise known as “Syndrome X” is not a “real” disorder. Really. In case you’re not familiar, Metabolic Syndrome is defined as th...
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War of the Sugar Substitutes

Reprinted with permission from Amy Tenderich of www.diabetesmine.com. Splenda vs. Equal vs. Sweet & Low… Which is the lesser of evils? I’ve noticed that lately, at least in California, restaurants and cafes now fill their ramekins with ALL THREE ...
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