Monday, September 01, 2014

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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

A Diet for Managing the Most Common Condition of Diabetes

Almost all of us who have diabetes have to deal with other medical problems too. But none of these conditions affects more of us than obesity and the problems that come with it.   More than 85 percent of adults with diabetes were overweight in the U.S. government’s Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. And 54.8... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Insulin Resistance and Bears

If you read popular science magazines, you’ve probably seen the recent research about hibernating grizzly bears and insulin resistance. You can see a few articles here, here, here, and here. This story clearly appeals to science magazines and gives them a good chance to publish cute photos of fat bears dozing.   The abstract of the... Read moreChevron
posted 08/30/2014, 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

Are These 3 Ice Creams Diabetes-Friendly to You?

With the heat of summer the body often yearns for the cooling sensation of ice cream. This year for the first time since I learned two decades ago that I have diabetes I succumbed to the temptation.     But until now I have refrained from writing about ice cream so as not to lead anyone too far down the slippery slope of gluttony,... 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

CGM and Medicare

CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) has become a well-accepted, although expensive, component of diabetes care. It's particularly helpful for people on insulin, who risk hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia if there's a mismatch between their insulin dose and food or activity levels. Commercially-available CGM devices consist of an embedded sensor that... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, 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

Another Antibody Test for Type 1 Diabetes

The FDA has just approved a new antibody test to help diagnose type 1 diabetes. It is a laboratory-based test, not an at-home test, and will be available for US and Canadian labs to use in the near future. The test has nothing to do with glucose levels or A1Cs, but instead is a marker for antibodies relating to T1D -- which is an autoimmune... Read moreChevron
posted 08/22/2014, comments (0)|

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