Sunday, May 24, 2015

People Who Are Living With Diabetes

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

5 Reasons Why Low-Carb Diets Are The Best

Anyone who has diabetes has five compelling reasons to eat very little food that is high in carbohydrates. But for years we have been misled.

 

1. Managing Our Metabolism

 

One of the strangest things about diabetes is that a low-carb diet is still controversial. Diabetes is clearly a... Read moreChevron

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

Just What the Doctor Ordered

As every hospitalized patient knows, their doctors' orders are followed, either scrupulously, or more-or-less, by the nursing and other staff at the hospital. For diabetes patients who are used to caring for themselves, hospitals can become a dreaded nightmare of confusing orders, policies, and sudden and unexpected changes in diet, activity,... Read moreChevron

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

What To Know About The Side Effects of Diabetes Medications

When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, there were only three drugs to choose from: sulfonylureas, metformin, or insulin.

 

The sulfonylureas make your pancreas produce more insulin. They have been used for decades and are relatively cheap, but like insulin, they can make your blood glucose (BG) levels go too low... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

So, Your Spouse Has Just Been Diagnosed with Diabetes...

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like if anyone else in my family were diagnosed with diabetes. I know lots of families who have multiple type 1 members, which brings a certain set of problems.  However, what if your spouse was diagnosed with type 2?

 

What If Your... Read moreChevron

Monica Cohee

Monica Cohee, Community Member

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I have had T2 since 1991

Weight Loss Journey

Life is challenging and it’s been awhile since I wrote a sharepost. I have always been inspired by David Mendosa, he is my superhero! I have followed David for years since we are diabetics. He got the secret to Byetta when he went on maintenance but I didn't.  You say there is a secret? Well not really! Let me explain what never sank... Read moreChevron

posted 09/30/2014, comments (0)|

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