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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

The Trouble with Protein for People with Diabetes

For some of us who have diabetes the trouble with protein is real. If we have existing kidney disease, we can’t handle a lot of protein. If we follow a vegan diet, the problem is to get enough protein.   But for most of us the trouble with protein is to know how much we need and whether we are getting too much. Many of us think that... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Soft Food and Insulin Resistance

Does the texture of the food you eat affect your insulin resistance? A recent study suggests that it does.   These researchers fed male rats soft pellets or regular pellets for 14 weeks and then examined a number of factors, including insulin resistance and glucose tolerance.   The authors said it had previously been shown that... Read moreChevron
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

Two Great Yogurts for People with Diabetes

If anything we eat deserves the label “health food,” it has to be yogurt. Of all the probiotic foods, yogurt has to be the most popular. The good bacteria in yogurt help protect our bodies from toxins, infections, allergies, and some types of cancer. In the early 1900s the Russian scientist Ilya Mechnikov discovered that more people... Read moreChevron
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Sugar Mountain: Why it's Difficult to Lower Very High A1Cs

As is my usual practice, many of my ideas for blogs originate with my experiences with patients and families. Using analogies in clinical practice in order to make concepts more understandable is an excellent means to reach an “aha” moment. Oftentimes, we, as clinicians, provide very comprehensive explanations as to why certain... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
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
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|

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