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Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Low-Carb Diets and Type 2 Diabetes

When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, low-carb diets were considered fringe diets. The writings of Dr Richard Bernstein, a supporter of low-carb diets for people with diabetes, were like words shouted into the wilderness. Other physicians didn’t hear... Read moreChevron

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

There's Always a First Shot for People with Diabetes

Once upon a time, everyone who uses insulin or other injectable medications had to take their first shot. It's a nerve-wracking experience, to be sure, and one that elicits fear, loathing, sweating,  tremors, tears, and memories of childhood injections. Remember when you were a kid, and needed a shot? The needle seemed like a spear, and... 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

When Remission Is Better Than a Cure for Diabetes

If we had a cure for diabetes, we would be so happy. 

 

No more needles or pills! We wouldn’t have to consider how every tasty morsel we put in our mouth would raise our blood sugar, or remember to exercise even when we would rather sit in our easy chairs. We wouldn’t have to do regular fingersticks, despair... Read moreChevron

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Does Exercise Help Type 2 Diabetes?

I think most of us would agree that exercise is healthy. It helps the heart to get stronger. It increases our circulation and opens up little microvessels that close down when we lounge around. And it usually makes our blood glucose (BG) levels go down.

 

But thinking about how healthy exercise is can be easy. It’s... Read moreChevron

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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

Diabetes Q&A: Managing Blood Glucose, Bell's Palsy, and Stiff Shoulders

I'm going to continue with a series of questions and answers about diabetes topics that I started last month. Last time I answered six questions; here are six more...


7.) My son consistently has high... Read moreChevron

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