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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

Standards of Care for Diabetes

Once a year, the American Diabetes Association updates their guidelines for diabetes care. They are published in January, and are available online. This year, however, they added a new twist: they have recently announced that they are also publishing their recommendations in a format designed specifically for primary care providers: Read moreChevron

posted 04/24/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

So, Your Spouse Has Just Been Diagnosed with Diabetes...

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like if anyone else in my family were diagnosed with diabetes. I know lots of families who have multiple type 1 members, which brings a certain set of problems.  However, what if your spouse was diagnosed with type 2?

 

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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 Surprising Benefit Vitamin D Has On Hands and Feet

If you have painful peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet), you probably have a low level of vitamin D. But a new study concluded that taking a lot of vitamin D3 for a short term can improve the symptoms of neuropathy.

 

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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

6 Questions To Ask About Diabetes Camps

If you have a child with diabetes, or if you have time to volunteer to help and have some fun, you should be looking for a nearby diabetes camp, and signing up now.

 

The main reason for diabetes camps is camaraderie: some kids with diabetes might never have met another person their age with diabetes before attending camp.... Read moreChevron

posted 04/13/2015, 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

Using Pedometers For Motivation

When I recently visited my friend John in Northern California for five days, I thought that we might take some walks.  But I hadn’t counted on his new pedometer.

 

John and I both have type 2 diabetes and get out in nature a lot. But now that he wears a pedometer all the time, he hikes almost every day. And every day that we... Read moreChevron

posted 04/08/2015, comments (0)|

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