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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

5 Reasons Why Low-Carb Diets Are The Best

Anyone who has diabetes has five compelling reasons to eat very little food that is high in carbohydrates. But for years we have been misled.

 

1. Managing Our Metabolism

 

One of the strangest things about diabetes is that a low-carb diet is still controversial. Diabetes is clearly a... Read moreChevron

Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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Director, Child/Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's Nat'l

Diabetes Burnout Is Real For Caregivers and Families

Much has been written about diabetes burnout in adult literature. Adults with diabetes become tired of all the work that must be done to care for their condition (I am now referring to adult onset or type 2 diabetes, which affects over 90 percent of the diabetes population). However, today, I feel compelled to discuss the overwhelming... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2015, 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 5 Diet Principles

With a type 2 diabetes diagnosis comes a wake-up call to change the way we eat. But when we listen to the experts, we hear so many different theories that it’s hard to separate the signal from all the noise.

 

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posted 05/18/2015, 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

Just What the Doctor Ordered

As every hospitalized patient knows, their doctors' orders are followed, either scrupulously, or more-or-less, by the nursing and other staff at the hospital. For diabetes patients who are used to caring for themselves, hospitals can become a dreaded nightmare of confusing orders, policies, and sudden and unexpected changes in diet, activity,... Read moreChevron

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

What To Know About The Side Effects of Diabetes Medications

When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, there were only three drugs to choose from: sulfonylureas, metformin, or insulin.

 

The sulfonylureas make your pancreas produce more insulin. They have been used for decades and are relatively cheap, but like insulin, they can make your blood glucose (BG) levels go too low... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|

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