Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of www.D-is-for-Diabetes.com

There's Always a First Shot

Once upon a time, everyone who uses insulin or other injectable medications had to take their first shot. It's a nerve-wracking experience, to be sure, and one that elicits fear, loathing, sweating, tremors, tears, and memories of childhood injection...
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Hope for Neuropathy Sufferers

Our local newspaper recently had a four-page full-color advertising insert titled "Encouraging News for Neuropathy Patients." As neuropathy is a common and frustrating complication of diabetes, I was intrigued, and read the entire insert. According t...
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CGM Withdrawal Syndrome

Technology to manage diabetes, such as a continuous glucose monitor, can be very helpful. But what do you do if it poops out on you?...
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I'm out of control

I'm out of control solutions for both my blood glucose meters. And I must admit, I haven't thought about control solutions (which I'll abbreviate as CSs) for at least a year, ever since I received my most recent meter, and dutifully ran the CS on it...
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Traveling with Diabetes

Living with diabetes shouldn't stop you from traveling - but you should be traveling safe and prepared. Follow this checklist to make sure you're ready for summer travel!...
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