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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

Low-Carb Diets and Diabetes: What They Are and Why We Need Them

More and more doctors and researchers have begun to see the wisdom of our following a low-carb diet. But what are its advantages for those of us who have diabetes and what does low-carb mean anyway?

 

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posted 07/27/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

What To Eat For Breakfast With Type 2 Diabetes

When you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and especially when you go on a low-carbohydrate diet, choosing a breakfast that won’t make your blood glucose levels go high is difficult at first.

 

That’s because most typical American breakfasts are loaded with carbs with very little protein and fat to slow the... 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

How Often Should You Check Control Solutions for Blood Glucose Meters?

I'm out of control solutions for both my blood glucose meters. And I must admit, I haven't thought about control solutions (which I'll abbreviate as CSs) for at least a year, ever since I received my most recent meter, and dutifully ran the CS on it to verify that the device was working within specs. It was. And I quit doing CS testing then and... Read moreChevron

posted 07/27/2015, 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

Psoriasis Drug May Help in Type 1 Diabetes

According to the product label, alafacept (brand name, Amevive) is "an immunosuppressive dimeric fusion protein" that "interferes with lymphocyte activation by specifically binding to the lymphocyte antigen, CD2, and inhibiting LFA-3/CD2 interaction". All of which is... Read moreChevron

posted 07/27/2015, 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

How Spending Too Much Time Alone Can Hurt Your Health

Nurturing our social relationships is as important for our health as our physical activity, our weight, and the other well-known risk factors. For those of us who have diabetes, managing our blood sugar has to come first, but nothing else seems to matter as much as having a healthy... Read moreChevron

posted 07/23/2015, comments (0)|

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