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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

Reversing Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

The drugs that are approved to reduce the pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy are expensive. But your doctor can prescribe much less costly drugs that might save you thousands of dollars and may work equally well.

 

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posted 11/19/2014, 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

Diabetes Q&A: Caffeine, Numb Feet, and Diet

I've recently received a bunch of questions about diabetes and related conditions, and decided to respond to some of them here.


1.) How does caffeine affect diabetes?

 

Caffeine has long been suspected of having some deleterious effects on diabetes, mostly on type 2... Read moreChevron

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

For the Recently Diagnosed

Newbie Days

 

I started playing the violin badly when I was about 10, and I’ve been playing badly ever since. As a result, I sometimes have trouble remembering what it’s like not to know how to hold the bow or how to curve my fingers over the strings. When I want to remember, I try playing the violin by holding... 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 Flu Shots

It is that time of year again: from September to January, your healthcare providers will remind you to get a flu shot. There seems to be ambivalence in many regarding flu shots as not everyone is willing to receive one even if they are readily available. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends flu shots for every person with... Read moreChevron

posted 11/12/2014, 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

Dental Infections Are Trouble for Diabetes

If you have a dental infection and diabetes, you can never get your blood sugar stabilized.  I know this from my personal experience and from listening to Richard K. Bernstein, M.D.

 

Any infection will wreck havoc with our blood sugar management. But dental infections may be some of the most common... Read moreChevron

posted 11/12/2014, comments (0)|

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