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Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

FDA Approves New Diabetes Technology Allowing Data Sharing

Two things happened this week for Dexcom:  


1) Apple computer fans, like me, now have the ability to upload our data from our devices to Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Diabetes Q&A: Diet, Insulin Types and Pumps, and Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)

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

1.) My doctor has given me the opportunity to use diet management before he prescribes medication to treat my diabetes — I have six weeks to lose 5-10 pounds. What is a good guideline to use for carbs when trying to manage... Read moreChevron

posted 01/27/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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

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

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

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

Author, Humorist,

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)|

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