Friday, December 19, 2014

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Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Diabetes Ain't Funny

Yesterday's comic strips included a cartoon that had an unexpected punch line. I've been thinking it over, and think that there's a point made in the comic that's not funny, but probably worthy of discussion.

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Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Fighting a Virus or Bacterial Infection and Coping with Diabetes

On Sunday morning, I woke up with a sore throat and a tight chest and felt like I hadn’t slept in a week. The next day it worsened into a hacking cough and a few days later, I lost my voice. The doctor had told me I had a virus and the orders were to rest and to take over the counter products to help with congestion. 10 days later, I was... Read moreChevron

David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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

Reversing Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

The drugs that are approved to reduce the pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy are expensive. But your doctor can prescribe much less costly drugs that might save you thousands of dollars and may work equally well.


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Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Diabetes Q&A: Caffeine, Numb Feet, and Diet

I've recently received a bunch of questions about diabetes and related conditions, and decided to respond to some of them here.

1.) How does caffeine affect diabetes?


Caffeine has long been suspected of having some deleterious effects on diabetes, mostly on type 2... Read moreChevron

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

For the Recently Diagnosed

Newbie Days


I started playing the violin badly when I was about 10, and I’ve been playing badly ever since. As a result, I sometimes have trouble remembering what it’s like not to know how to hold the bow or how to curve my fingers over the strings. When I want to remember, I try playing the violin by holding... Read moreChevron

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