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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

Clindamycin, bursitis, and hyperglycemia

I recently saw the following question: I'm a juvenile-onset (type 1) diabetic. I was prescribed clindamycin for olecranon bursitis [inflammation of the fluid-filled sac at the elbow], and have been running higher than normal blood sugar levels since I've been taking it. Can clindamycin cause blood sugar levels to rise?   My... Read moreChevron
posted 07/15/2014, 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

4 Reasons Why People with Diabetes Need to Eat Organic Food

For most people the big benefit of eating organic food may be consuming less pesticide in their diets. But for people with diabetes it’s different. High blood sugar means having a compromised immune system. Extra sugar in our blood exhausts the immune cells in our body and feeds germs. More than most people we need help. This help... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

High Insulin Levels in Nondiabetics

Many of us think that using insulin before it’s necessary will help to “rest” our beta cells so they’ll last longer.   But now comes a research paper showing that excess insulin actually causes diabetes in nondiabetic mice fed a chow diet. The chow diet is the normal diet given to mice unless you want to fatten them... Read moreChevron
posted 07/12/2014, 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

The Best Exercise for People with Diabetes

Lately I’ve been thinking about the best way for those of us who have diabetes to get the exercise we need to stay in shape and to help us manage our diabetes better. But until now I only had my own opinion. The best exercise, I had decided on the basis of my experience, was to get the exercise we like, because that’s the only... 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

The Best Exercise for People with Diabetes

Lately I’ve been thinking about the best way for those of us who have diabetes to get the exercise we need to stay in shape and to help us manage our diabetes better. But until now I only had my own opinion. The best exercise, I had decided on the basis of my experience, was to get the exercise we like, because that’s the only... Read moreChevron
posted 07/09/2014, comments (0)|

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