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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

Managing Diabetes with a Strange Fat

Of the four major types of fat that we eat, polyunsaturated fat is the strangest. But it’s the type that those of us who have diabetes most need to take time to understand. Wayne Shows a Sockeye Salmon He Caught Last week I reviewed a huge -- and hugely important -- new study that vindicated saturated fat. That study, “Saturated... 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

International Expert Committee Recommends New Way To Diagnose Diabetes

Budapest, Hungary - An international expert committee assembled by the Hungarian Diabetes Association (HDA), International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and European Association for the Study of  Diabetes (EASD) is recommending sneezing as the best test for the diagnosis of diabetes. The recommendations from the Committee, which have not... Read moreChevron
posted 04/01/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

MyStar Extra- the newest kid on the meter block

Another entry to the meter collection: the “MyStar Extra. What makes this meter, developed by Sanofi- Aventis different? Aside from measuring capillary blood glucose, it also provides “an estimated hb A1c values by evaluating patients’ meal tags and whether glucose tests were taken close together.”   According to the... Read moreChevron
posted 03/31/2014, 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

Saturated Fat is Back for People with Diabetes

A fundamental pillar of misguided medical dogma fell last week. A massive study has just exposed the belief that saturated fat, the type of fat in dairy products and meat, causes heart disease. It doesn’t.   But for almost 60 years this fear of saturated fat, unsupported by any good science, has stopped the safest and most effective... 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 and Carbohydrate Consumption Revisited

As a pediatric diabetologist, my primary concerns in regard to patients with diabetes are:   Appropriate growth and development Excellent quality of life Adequate control of both hyper and hypoglycemia   These goals, however, are not always in the same order at all times. Sometimes I am more concerned about quality of life than... Read moreChevron
posted 03/26/2014, comments (0)|

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