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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

Belonging to Our Culture: Diabetes Support Groups

Once we have diabetes we are even more isolated from our culture than most people. This makes finding a solution more difficult for us, but we have a way out.

 

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Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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Director, Child/Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's Nat'l

Managing Sick Days with Diabetes

As everyone knows, flu season, accompanied by many other viruses, has arrived. In its wake, individuals with and without diabetes are becoming ill. For those with diabetes, sick day management can be difficult and stressful. As such, I would like to offer general and specific rules for sick day management.

 

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posted 02/09/2015, comments (0)|
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

Does Diabetes Increase Risk For Viral Hepatitis?

I recently received the following e-mail:

 

"At my last appointment, my endocrinologist said she wanted me to get flu, pneumonia and hep C vaccinations... Is there any reason to believe that people with type 1 diabetes would need the hep C vaccine?"

 

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posted 02/09/2015, 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

The Breakdown of Mainstream Culture and the Rise of Diabetes

The real cause of the diabetes epidemic in the Western world may be separation from our cultural roots. The evidence is in plain sight, but generally ignored.

 

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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

The Breakdown of Indigenous Culture and the Rise of Diabetes

The basic reason why you and I have type 2 diabetes may be because we have broken ties to our culture. Another way of saying this is that our Western culture is itself broken.

 

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