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Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

What To Know About The Side Effects of Diabetes Medications

When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, there were only three drugs to choose from: sulfonylureas, metformin, or insulin.

 

The sulfonylureas make your pancreas produce more insulin. They have been used for decades and are relatively cheap, but like insulin, they can make your blood glucose (BG) levels go too low... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Does Candy Prevent Obesity? And Other "Breakthrough" Study Results

Does candy prevent obesity?

 

This is not likely, but a recent marketing study by the Hershey company showed that Utah residents eat more candy than residents of any other state,... Read moreChevron

posted 05/17/2015, 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

Grocery Lists Prevent Waste and Save Waist

Are you making a list and checking it twice? It seems that nowadays everyone from Santa Claus to airline pilots and brain surgeons do that. Everyone, that is, except food shoppers.

 

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posted 05/15/2015, 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

Alcohol and Diabetes Don't Mix

With all the media coverage of the benefits of wine or alcohol, what is a person living with diabetes to think? Think twice before drinking a glass of wine a day. New studies cast doubt on the supposed benefits of drinking moderate amounts of alcohol for people in general in spite of the industry's claims. And people with diabetes face special... 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

At Risk For Diabetes? The Answer May Lie In Dairy

Say yes to dairy! A new study shows that people who eat high fat dairy products reduce their risk of developing diabetes. On the other hand, eating a diet high in meat increases the risk.

 

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posted 05/11/2015, comments (0)|

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