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Nick5000

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Diabetes, Small Nerves & The Invisible Man who pulls on my toes.

There is someone who i can't see, pulling on my toes and fee. On occasion, I can feel a HAND wrapping around my foot too. It feels like the hand has long sharp fingernails, and yes sometimes it pulls so hard on my foot that my foot will jolt out sideways. I have had this for about 2/half months now, but in the last 2 weeks, the feeling has started... Read moreChevron
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Ann Bartlett

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Google Gets into Diabetes Care with Smart Contact Lens

  Earlier this week, the news that was catching everyone’s attention was Google’s announcement that it had a new licensing deal with Novartis to bring its smart contact lens to the market. Among the ocular medical uses will be glucose monitoring and presbyopia.   The novel contact lens marries the electrochemical technology... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Better Food on a Budget

A recent blogpost said that people with diabetes need to eat organic food.   I agree that it’s healthier both for us and for the environment to eat organic food. But organic food is more expensive than conventional food, so what is a person with a limited income to do?   Here’s one suggestion. Buy the more expensive food,... Read moreChevron
David Mendosa

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

Negotiate for Your Diabetes Drugs

Like most of us, my health insurance covers some of the cost of medications. But because I don’t need any diabetes medication and am in good health, I use few prescription drugs and don’t come close to reaching my deductible. So I pay the whole cost out of my pocket for the few medications that I get from time to time.... Read moreChevron
Ann Bartlett

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Diabetes and the NIH

Continued from part 1: How NIH Came To Be   As NIH began to expand its grants program, they realized they needed more category institutes to appropriately focus their efforts, and this meant making a case to congress for more funding. Between 1946 and 1949, voluntary health organizations made the case for additional research on mental... Read moreChevron

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