Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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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

Weekly vs. Daily Weigh-Ins: What's Most Effective?

Do you really believe the myth that you can manage your weight better when you step on the scales once a week instead of every morning?

 

Sadly, most of the so-called experts tell us that it’s a mistake to weigh daily. “In most instances, weighing yourself every day is unnecessary and unhealthy,” is... Read moreChevron

posted 07/07/2015, 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

Making the GRADE

A large long-term multicenter study of add-on medications for type 2 diabetes (T2DM), sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, is underway to determine the best long-term combination drug treatment. The study, Read moreChevron

posted 07/06/2015, 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

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

posted 06/30/2015, 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

Medicare Policies are Killing People with Diabetes

In 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) implemented a trial of a Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) for... Read moreChevron

posted 06/30/2015, 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

A Smart Insulin Patch

In the usual effusive prose of health-related news stories, the media has latched on to a mouse research study with titles like A Smarter Way to Treat Diabetes: Insulin Patch Uses 100 Tiny Needles to Measure Sugar... Read moreChevron

posted 06/26/2015, comments (0)|

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