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David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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

The Best Cocoa for Managing Diabetes

Did you know that chocolate can reduce insulin resistance and improve memory? The good nutrients in chocolate are flavanols, as I wrote at Cocoa Cuts Diabetes Insulin... Read moreChevron

Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

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... Read moreChevron
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

On a Dark Migraine Management Roller Coaster

The best way I can describe my migraine prevention management is that it's somewhat like a dark roller coaster. It's a roller coaster because of the ups and downs,... Read moreChevron

My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life, Health Guide

I grew from fit to fat and became a processed food junkie and couch potato with diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained massive weight loss from gastric bypass surgery and remain free from 9 of the 10 prescriptions. Then in 2013 I underwent body contouring and facial plastic surgeries to remove the last traces of my former obesity. Nowadays I am committed to supporting the online patient community with outstanding resources and by sharing my long-term success in defeating obesity and obesity-related illnesses. Today, I'm a size small (down from a size 24W) and living larger than ever!

Do You Forget To Drink Your Water Regularly?

Water is good for you. It's not just the stuff of the rain that breaks a summer heat.  It is not just the stuff I swim in while at the beach. And It's not just the stuff my dad casts his line into before he preps his exaggeration about the size of a fish that got away. Water is much more critical than any of... Read moreChevron

posted 03/27/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

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... Read moreChevron

posted 03/27/2015, comments (0)|

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