Friday, February 27, 2015

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Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Diabetes - From One Teen's Perspective

My last blog was written from the perspective of a first-year medical student shadowing me in my diabetes practice. She was most emotionally affected by one of my very young patients. These young patients grow up to be young adults who remain in my practice for many years—hopefully until they are college graduates. There have been many... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2015, comments (0)|

nick.alvis, Community Member


Neuropathy Answers

I've been stricken twice with the terrible symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Five years ago the burning, pricking and electrical shock feelings started in my feet and legs. I began taking Nerve Support Formula and within a few weeks the symptoms had disappeared. I wasn't that... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Implantable Pumps in Diabetes Management

Back at the end of November, my brother sent me an article from the Wall Street Journal about an implantable pump that was being developed for people with type 2 diabetes. The design is ground breaking and... Read moreChevron

David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Vegetarian and Low-Carb Diets for Diabetes

About a month ago I became a vegetarian. But I am staying with the very low-carb diet that I began in 2007. It makes it possible for me to manage my blood sugar levels and my weight. My motivation for further restricting the variety of foods that I eat was an ethical... Read moreChevron

Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Victoza for Diabetes and Saxenda for Obesity

I usually don't prominently mention the brand names of drugs, but in this case there's a reason why: Saxenda and Victoza are exactly the same thing: a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist called liraglutide.


Many folks with diabetes probably have heard of liraglutide under the brand name Victoza:... Read moreChevron

posted 12/30/2014, comments (0)|

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