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David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Interval Training Cuts Diabetes Blood Sugar

When it comes to our walking speed, moderation doesn't seem to be the best policy. Those of us who have diabetes can manage our blood sugar levels better when we alternate between slow and fast walking, according to a new study. When we walk at a constant pace, we don’t get the reduced blood sugar benefit of our physical activity. The... Read moreChevron
posted 08/20/2014, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

Are Gut Bacteria Controlling What We Eat?

Are the bacteria in our gut calling the shots when it comes to what foods we eat? Do we crave cookies because cookies are what the bacteria want to eat?   It sounds weird, but there’s growing evidence it might be true.   It’s been known for some time that obese people have different bacteria in their gut than skinny... Read moreChevron
posted 08/19/2014, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Mindful Diabetes for Less Stress and Better A1C

More and more studies show that mindfulness and meditation are helping people to manage stress. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs working with veterans who have some of the most severe problems and seems to be in the lead in making use of these tools. But not until now have mindfulness and meditation been studied specifically with... Read moreChevron
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Plant-based Meal Plans May Help Diabetic Neuropathy

A recent presentation at the AADE meeting suggests that a combination of a plant-based diet plus vitamin B12 may help a common form of painful diabetic neuropathy called distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DPN).   DPN is common in people with diabetes, and is usually attributed to long-term poor diabetes control – but it may also... Read moreChevron
posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Diabetes and Birth Methods

  Currently, we have yet to find methods to prevent type 1 diabetes. Therefore, any relevant information that may play a role in diabetes prevention or occurrence is of particular interest to families affected by the condition. A paper entitled “Mode of Obstetrical Delivery and Type 1 Diabetes: A Sibling Design Study” (... Read moreChevron
posted 08/11/2014, comments (0)|

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