Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dr. Bill Quick's Posts

Can Chiropractic Therapy Heal Neuropathy?

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 to the insert, "Local Doctor's Drug-Free, Neuropathy Treatment Relieves Poor Balance and Numbness... Read moreChevron

What Are The Actual Effects Of Restricting Fats and Carbs?

A recent publication caused a brief flurry of excitement in the media when it was announced that a new study debunked a commonly-held belief that dietary carbohydrate restriction causes more body fat loss than does dietary fat restriction. The study, Read moreChevron

CGM Withdrawal Syndrome

It's sad that I have to admit this, but I had "CGM Withdrawal Syndrome" yesterday, last night, and this morning. As you may be aware, I've been using a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device for quite a few years (since... Read moreChevron

Could Diabetes Soon Be Featured On Reality TV?

Some people watch TV, and some of those folks watch what's been termed "reality TV." Frequently, these "reality" shows feature contestants who've been dumped onto a faraway fantasy island, or cooped up with each other in some mythic mansion.

 

But a recent Read moreChevron

How Often Should You Check Control Solutions for Blood Glucose Meters?

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 to verify that the device was working within specs. It was. And I quit doing CS testing then and... Read moreChevron