Monday, September 01, 2014

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Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Online Study for Caregivers Recruiting

Two years ago the University of Maryland conducted a chronic pain study, which some of you took part in. Now they are conducting another online study for caregivers and have invited our chronic pain community to participate.   The purpose of the study is to learn more about the experiences and needs of caregivers, who are often overlooked. If... Read moreChevron
Dr. Fran Cogen

Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro

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

Diabetes and Birth Methods

  Currently, we have yet to find methods to prevent type 1 diabetes. Therefore, any relevant information that may play a role in diabetes prevention or occurrence is of particular interest to families affected by the condition. A paper entitled “Mode of Obstetrical Delivery and Type 1 Diabetes: A Sibling Design Study” (... Read moreChevron
posted 08/11/2014, comments (0)|
The HealthGal

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Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

Is Your Brother, Not Your Mother, Influencing Your Weight?

A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents.  Previous studies suggest:   If mom is overweight during pregnancy, offspring may have a higher risk of developing obesity and other health issues. If both parents are overweight or obese, then offspring have a higher risk of developing... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Google Gets into Diabetes Care with Smart Contact Lens

  Earlier this week, the news that was catching everyone’s attention was Google’s announcement that it had a new licensing deal with Novartis to bring its smart contact lens to the market. Among the ocular medical uses will be glucose monitoring and presbyopia.   The novel contact lens marries the electrochemical technology... Read moreChevron
Kelsey Bonilla

Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide

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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)|