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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

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)|
Ann Bartlett

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Google Gets into Diabetes Care with Smart Contact Lens

  Earlier this week, the news that was catching everyone’s attention was Google’s announcement that it had a new licensing deal with Novartis to bring its smart contact lens to the market. Among the ocular medical uses will be glucose monitoring and presbyopia.   The novel contact lens marries the electrochemical technology... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Better Food on a Budget

A recent blogpost said that people with diabetes need to eat organic food.   I agree that it’s healthier both for us and for the environment to eat organic food. But organic food is more expensive than conventional food, so what is a person with a limited income to do?   Here’s one suggestion. Buy the more expensive food,... Read moreChevron

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