Tuesday, June 30, 2015

David Mendosa's Posts

Should This Debated Therapy Be The Go-To Cure For Chronic Foot Ulcers?

Medicine has used hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, for more than 40 years and we still don’t know if it works and for what conditions. Many doctors are using it to cure chronic diabetic foot ulcers that otherwise often lead to amputation. Since these Read moreChevron

Could You Have A Food Addiction?

My name is David and I am a food  addict. This is how I introduced myself a  few days ago when I joined a meeting of Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous.

 

I am indeed a food addict in recovery, but I’m not anonymous. I’ve often written here... Read moreChevron

Taming Insulin's Rising Cost

Insulin is essential for everyone who has type 1 diabetes, and about one-fourth of people with type 2 diabetes rely on it to control their blood sugar. But recently it has become much more costly.

 

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How To Lose Weight With Mindful Eating

Are you are eating because you are hungry? Or is your eating disordered by negative emotions or by your response to external food cues? Do you obsess about food or binge out?

 

A lot of us who have diabetes have disordered eating, says Carla Miller, a Read moreChevron

Why Our Drugs Cost So Much

Almost everyone who has diabetes relies on one or more drugs to help us manage it. But most of them are expensive, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved far fewer diabetes drugs in the past 10 years than in the previous decade.

 

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