Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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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

Hemoglobin A1c Guidelines: Latest American Diabetes Association® Recommendations

 

In the July 2014 issue of Diabetes Care, written by Chiang, Kirkman, Laffel, and Peters, (Diabetes Care 2014; 37:2034–2054 | DOI: 10.2337/dc14-1140), new guidelines were provided for hemoglobin (hb) A1c. No longer are A1cs stratified by different age groups. Rather, new guidelines have been developed according to... 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

A Diet for Managing the Most Common Condition of Diabetes

Almost all of us who have diabetes have to deal with other medical problems too. But none of these conditions affects more of us than obesity and the problems that come with it.

 

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Gretchen Becker

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Insulin Resistance and Bears

If you read popular science magazines, you’ve probably seen the recent research about hibernating grizzly bears and insulin resistance. You can see a few articles here, Read moreChevron

posted 08/30/2014, 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

Are These 3 Ice Creams Diabetes-Friendly to You?

 

With the heat of summer, the body often yearns for the cooling sensation of ice cream. This year, for the first time since I learned two decades ago that I have diabetes, I succumbed to the temptation.

 

 

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Dr. Bill Quick

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Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of www.D-is-for-Diabetes.com

CGM and Medicare

CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) has become a well-accepted, although expensive, component of diabetes care. It's particularly helpful for people on insulin, who risk hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia if there's a mismatch between their insulin dose and food or activity levels. Commercially-available CGM devices consist of an embedded sensor... Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|

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