Friday, December 19, 2014

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

Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes University Opens

Ever since 1969 when Richard K. Bernstein became the first person with diabetes to use a blood glucose meter and discover the huge impact that carbohydrates have on our blood sugar, he has been committed to helping the rest of us manage our diabetes. He has helped thousands of patients who have diabetes, written nine books and more than 100... Read moreChevron

posted 12/17/2014, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Low-carb diets and type 2

When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, low-carb diets were considered fringe diets. The writings of Dr Richard Bernstein, a supporter of low-carb diets for people with diabetes, were like words shouted into the wilderness. Other physicians didn’t hear... Read moreChevron

posted 12/16/2014, comments (0)|
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

There's Always a First Shot for People with Diabetes

Once upon a time, everyone who uses insulin or other injectable medications had to take their first shot. It's a nerve-wracking experience, to be sure, and one that elicits fear, loathing, sweating,  tremors, tears, and memories of childhood injections. Remember when you were a kid, and needed a shot? The needle seemed like a spear, and... Read moreChevron
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

The FDA Approves the Animas Vibe Insulin Pump And Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

The FDA approved the Animas Vibe insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for the management of insulin-requiring diabetes for anyone 18 years of age or older.

 

I’ve been using the Dexcom for 3 years and it has improved my diabetes control and made my life far more relaxing.  The Dexcom helps me... Read moreChevron

posted 12/01/2014, comments (0)|
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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