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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

Another Me-Too Diabetes Drug

In the field of pharmaceutical medicine, drugs that are the second in their class of medications are frequently called "me-too" (or "me-two") drugs. But what do you call the third and fourth drugs in the same class? Copycats? Hitchhikers? Wishful thinking?   Well, it's happening again: another diabetes drug has been approved by the FDA, and... Read moreChevron
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

A Vitamin D Surprise for People with Diabetes

We have known for a long time that vitamin D is important for our health. Recently scientists discovered that it helps us stave off heart disease and regulate our diabetes. But until now they couldn't tell us how much vitamin D we need to get each day to help us manage our blood sugar levels. The Sunshine Vitamin on the Yellowstone... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Minimally Disruptive Medicine

Minimally disruptive medicine. That’s a new buzzword for practicing medicine in a way that doesn’t overwhelm the patient.   Imagine that you have diabetes (well, if you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t be reading this) but also some gastric reflux, arthritis, high blood pressure, Hashimoto’s, celiac, high... 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 Research, Data and Scientific Integrity

In February, 2014, I blogged about a paper published in the journal Nature (Obokata, Wakayama, Sasai, Kojima, Vacanti,M., Niwa, Yamato and Vacanti, C., Nature 505, 641-647 (30, January, 2014) doi:10.1038/nature12968) titled, “Stimulus-triggered fate conversion of somatic cells into pluripotency,” - See more at:... Read moreChevron
posted 04/11/2014, 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

Best Vitamin D Choices for Diabetes

Scientists and doctors have begun to recognize that almost all of us need to get more vitamin D. Those of us who have diabetes often have very low levels of vitamin D in our systems.   The experts still haven’t decided on precisely how much vitamin D we need or the best ways to get it. But two massive new studies have shed much... Read moreChevron
posted 04/09/2014, comments (0)|

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