Thursday, September 03, 2015

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Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Does Metformin Work in the Gut?

The drug metformin is one of the most common drugs prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes.  When you’re diagnosed, most physicians prescribe metformin as well as suggesting diet and exercise changes.

 

But not everyone can tolerate metformin. Some people get diarrhea and nausea, sometimes so severe they stop taking... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

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

Common Pain Reliever and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Are Not A Good Combo

Those of us who are using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) may have already learned first-hand about the effects reported in a recent brief publication, Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

The Dangerous Interactions Your Prescription Drugs Can Have

How many drugs are you taking today? How many of them are for your diabetes?

 

It’s easy to forget to consider some of the drugs that you take. Of course you included your prescriptions, but did you remember to include those that you buy over the counter? Also, some people don’t realize that Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

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

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

posted 08/27/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

The Innovative Diabetes Video Portal You Didn't Know You Needed

When you look for high-quality videos about diabetes health topics, it’s frustrating and often unsuccessful. Yet finding the right information at the right time is critical to staying in control of your health.

 

A friend of mine with deep ties to the diabetes community, Dr. Dirk Boecker, is developing a new medical... Read moreChevron

posted 08/24/2015, comments (0)|

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