Friday, April 18, 2014

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Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Diabetes Research, Data and Scientific Integrity

In February, 2014, I blogged about a paper published in the journal Nature (Obokata, Wakayama, Sasai, Kojima, Vacanti,M., Niwa, Yamato and Vacanti, C., Nature 505, 641-647 (30, January, 2014) doi:10.1038/nature12968) titled, “Stimulus-triggered fate conversion of somatic cells into pluripotency,” - See more at:... Read moreChevron
posted 04/11/2014, comments (0)|
The HealthGal

The HealthGal, Health Guide

Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

The Dangers of Juicing

The sudden death of 25-year-old Peaches Geldorf, daughter of famed musician Bob Geldof, has everyone asking: was this death by juicing?  While news outlets covering her death call it sudden and unexplained, she had a past history drug abuse and anorexia.  She has been quoted as saying that she could easily stay on a vegetable juice fast... Read moreChevron
posted 04/09/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

B as in Billion

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone), just issued a press release today, indicating  that a jury has awarded $6 billion in punitive damages from Takeda and $3 billion from co-defendant, Eli Lilly. That's "B" as in "billion." The jury also awarded $1.475  million in compensatory damages to... Read moreChevron
posted 04/08/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Help Bring Timesulin to the US

I’ve talked about the important ingredient added to Novo Nordisk’s Echo Pen and Will DuBois was over the moon about it! <> But the flip side of this story is that we only have one insulin pen, in the US, that offers us a memory cap. And it works for only one type of insulin, which rapid acting insulin. So what about my flex pen... Read moreChevron
Kelsey Bonilla

Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide


Flying Blind

Yesterday I got to the office, opened my kit to test my blood before eating breakfast at my desk, and discovered that I only had two test strips with me. Ugh.  I had two options: run home to get more strips or ration the two strips by testing at strategic moments during the day.  I opted for that later and planned to test before lunch... Read moreChevron
posted 02/06/2014, comments (0)|

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