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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 Scams and How to Foil Them

If you wanted to make a lot of money fast and weren’t limited by any ethics like honesty, I can’t think of any better target than those of us who have diabetes. I don’t think that we are any more gullible than other people. But we have all the characteristics that scammers value 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

Diabetes and The Thyroid Gland

Most folks who have had diabetes have heard that screw-ups in the functioning of the thyroid gland may occur more often than in people who don't have diabetes. Here's an overview of what the thyroid's all about. More detailed information about thyroid function is available all over the Internet; detailed discussions may be found at the... Read moreChevron

posted 01/19/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Are Elderly People Overtreated?

A research study currently making the rounds on the Internet suggests that older people with diabetes may be “overtreated.” They define “older” as older than 65, and “overtreatment” as treatment with drugs that can cause... Read moreChevron

posted 01/17/2015, 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

New Diabetes Test Sites That Work

The usual problem with using one of our fingertips to check our blood sugar is that it hurts. Our fingertips need to have lots of nerve endings because we use our fingers as fine sensing devices.


That’s why people with diabetes got excited about using... 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

Diabetes Q&A: Insulin Resistance, Cough Meds, and Alcohol

Dr. Bill Quick's series of diabetes related Q&A continues here with six more questions.

 

1) What should I do if my glucose is on the higher end and my liver enzymes are above normal range? My ALT is 74, my AST is 42 and my glucose is 131. Should I be alarmed?

 

There... Read moreChevron

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