Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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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

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?"

 

This question raises the issue as to whether... Read moreChevron

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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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 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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Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

New Cell Discovery May Be First Step in Diabetes Prevention

Within the complexity of type 1 diabetes, there are many roads to walk down to clearly understand how all the pieces of the endocrine system come together to permanently hobble our beta cells that make insulin. Immunology is where all of that science happens. 

 

Those of us who are armchair immunologists have hoped... Read moreChevron

posted 02/03/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Diabetes and Telemedicine

This is the time of year when residents are interviewing for their chosen subspecialties. Sadly, endocrinology and pediatric endocrinology are not on the top of the list for lucrative salaries and an easy lifestyle. It clearly takes an interest in chronic care and a desire to care for patients in a longitudinal... Read moreChevron

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