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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

How To Eat Everything Without The Calories

We have found that with careful eating, it is possible to eat entire (tasty!) meals without consuming a single calorie!

 

The following is a list of advice that is a composite of many such lists to be found on the Internet.

 

  1. UNEVEN EDGES ~ Pies and cakes should be cut neatly, in even wedges or... 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

Cocoa Cuts Diabetes Insulin Resistance

Several studies show that eating chocolate can reduce our insulin resistance, which is why we get type 2 diabetes in the first place. But not just any chocolate candy will cut it.

 

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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

Safety of Insulin Pumps

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) recently issued a joint statement about the safety of insulin pumps. Titled Insulin Pump Risks and Benefits: A Clinical Appraisal of Pump Safety Standards,... Read moreChevron

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Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Insulin and Your Heart

Type 2 diabetes is defined as having insulin resistance (IR). At least in the early stages of the disease, you’re producing plenty of insulin, but because of the IR, the insulin doesn’t work very well. (Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and results in insulin deficiency.)

 

Thus one would think that any treatment that... Read moreChevron

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

The High Cost of Diabetes

I recently received the following question:

 

I have type 2 diabetes, I'm on Medicare, and I take 80 units of insulin daily. Currently, I am taking Lantus [insulin glargine] and I need 10 pens per month. My current provider says that the insulin cost is over $700 per month, which means I will hit the doughnut hole in... Read moreChevron

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