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People Who Are Living With Diabetes

David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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

Low-Carb Diets and Diabetes: What They Are and Why We Need Them

More and more doctors and researchers have begun to see the wisdom of our following a low-carb diet. But what are its advantages for those of us who have diabetes and what does low-carb mean anyway?


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posted 07/27/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

What To Eat For Breakfast With Type 2 Diabetes

When you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and especially when you go on a low-carbohydrate diet, choosing a breakfast that won’t make your blood glucose levels go high is difficult at first.


That’s because most typical American breakfasts are loaded with carbs with very little protein and fat to slow the... Read moreChevron

Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

How Often Should You Check Control Solutions for Blood Glucose Meters?

I'm out of control solutions for both my blood glucose meters. And I must admit, I haven't thought about control solutions (which I'll abbreviate as CSs) for at least a year, ever since I received my most recent meter, and dutifully ran the CS on it to verify that the device was working within specs. It was. And I quit doing CS testing then and... Read moreChevron

posted 07/27/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

How To Get Your Preferred Insulin Covered By Health Insurance

One of the biggest frustrations for anyone living with diabetes is getting the insulin you want covered by your health insurance. After 45 years of living with type 1, I have come to know that certain rapid acting insulin causes me to have peaks and valleys that I struggle to control.

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posted 07/23/2015, comments (0)|
Monica Cohee

Monica Cohee, Community Member

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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