Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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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

Plant-based Meal Plans May Help Diabetic Neuropathy

A recent presentation at the AADE meeting suggests that a combination of a plant-based diet plus vitamin B12 may help a common form of painful diabetic neuropathy called distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DPN).   DPN is common in people with diabetes, and is usually attributed to long-term poor diabetes control – but it may also... Read moreChevron
posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

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

Diabetes and Birth Methods

  Currently, we have yet to find methods to prevent type 1 diabetes. Therefore, any relevant information that may play a role in diabetes prevention or occurrence is of particular interest to families affected by the condition. A paper entitled “Mode of Obstetrical Delivery and Type 1 Diabetes: A Sibling Design Study” (... Read moreChevron
posted 08/11/2014, 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

3 Reasons Why Some People with Diabetes Need to Run or Jog a BIT

A new study of more than 55,000 runners is huge good news for most people with diabetes who are too busy to dedicate a lot of time to physical activity. The experts have been telling us for years that working out is good for our health and happiness, but until now nobody knew how little physical activity we really need. Intensity is the key... Read moreChevron
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

College and Diabetes

  Summer is a very exciting time for many young adults with diabetes. Many are transitioning to college and beginning a new chapter in their lives. Moving into a college environment can be stressful for all students, let alone for those with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes. During a recent clinic visit, one of my college-bound patients... Read moreChevron
posted 08/05/2014, 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

Back to the Drawing Board

  Otelixizumab is one of those drugs whose names are tongue-twisters that seem invented by someone's computer-name-generating program. Sometimes known as TRX4, it's a monoclonal antibody, and is being developed for treatment of type 1a (autoimmune) diabetes and possibly for other autoimmune diseases. Biologics in this class have been... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|

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