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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

Diabetes and Hypothyroidism: Partners in Ill Health

What’s wrong with you if you have diabetes along with mood fluctuations, if you are anxious, if you often get angry, and if you have a poor memory? Are you just a bad person?

 

Did you... Read moreChevron

posted 10/22/2014, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

What Can We Believe?

When can we believe what we read? It’s not always easy to know.

 

One problem is “news” releases and blogposts by people who have something to gain if we follow their advice. The Internet is full of “diabetes cures” that are essentially scams. Most of us know to ignore such fanciful claims. If... Read moreChevron

posted 10/22/2014, 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 Diabetes Gadget I Won't Use

Sometimes I think of myself as becoming a diabetes gadget guru -- I've got an insulin pump, and a CGM (continuous glucose monitor), and of course more blood glucose meters than I really need. And my smartphone is forever getting... 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 in Day Care Settings

 

 

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) continues to publish position statements in regard to the care and management of diabetes. Most recently, Siminerio, Albanese-O’Neill, Chang, Hathaway, Jackson, Weissberg-Benchell, Wright, Yatvin, and Deeb published “Care of Young Children with Diabetes in the... Read moreChevron

posted 10/20/2014, 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

How Often Should People with Diabetes Check Their A1C?

A new study concludes that people who have diabetes should check their blood glucose level with A1C tests more often than the experts recommend. But even then the study doesn’t go far enough.

The study looked at more than 400,000 tests by about 80,000 people whose doctors prescribed them between 2008 and 2011. It focused on the... Read moreChevron

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