Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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Monica Cohee

Monica Cohee, Community Member

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I have had T2 since 1991

Weight Loss Journey

Life is challenging and it’s been awhile since I wrote a sharepost. I have always been inspired by David Mendosa, he is my superhero! I have followed David for years since we are diabetics. He got the secret to Byetta when he went on maintenance but I didn't.  You say there is a secret? Well not really! Let me explain what never sank... Read moreChevron

posted 09/30/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

American Diabetes Association® Position Statement: Fallout and Further Commentary

My previous blog discussed the new American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines regarding hemoglobin (hb) A1c for people younger than 18 years old with diabetes (less than 7.5 percent) and over 18 years of age (less than 7.0 percent). For those over 18 years, consideration of other illnesses and chronic conditions must be included. I have... Read moreChevron

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

Flu and Diabetes and You

Flu season is coming soon.

 

As the CDC points out, having the flu will cause changes in your blood sugars. Also, illness can prevent you from eating properly, which further affects blood glucose. In addition, sometimes diabetes can make it more difficult to handle an infection like the flu. People with diabetes who come... Read moreChevron

posted 09/26/2014, comments (0)|
tlskahan@aol.com

tlskahan@aol.com, Community Member

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I am a 55 year old mother of two with several autoimmune conditions including steroid dependent asthma, Type 2 Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and IgG Deficiency

My A1c Told On Me!

I just read over my labs taken by my Endocrinologist two days ago. My A1c was 9.1!!!! I sometimes go for extended periods of time inattentive to my diabetes. What with severe steroid dependent asthma and IgG Deficiency, my attention is often devoted to crisis in those departments. This time, I went WAY WAY WAY off the reservation. Now I have... Read moreChevron
posted 09/25/2014, 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

Easy and Accurate Diabetes Monitoring at Home Is Available

The A1CNow device is the easiest and most accurate way for those of us who have diabetes to check our key blood glucose level at home. But it still has spotty availability.  

 

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posted 09/25/2014, comments (0)|

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