Monday, September 01, 2014

People Who Are Living With Diabetes

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Insulin Resistance and Bears

If you read popular science magazines, you’ve probably seen the recent research about hibernating grizzly bears and insulin resistance. You can see a few articles here, here, here, and here. This story clearly appeals to science magazines and gives them a good chance to publish cute photos of fat bears dozing.   The abstract of the... Read moreChevron
posted 08/30/2014, comments (0)|
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

Are These 3 Ice Creams Diabetes-Friendly to You?

With the heat of summer the body often yearns for the cooling sensation of ice cream. This year for the first time since I learned two decades ago that I have diabetes I succumbed to the temptation.     But until now I have refrained from writing about ice cream so as not to lead anyone too far down the slippery slope of gluttony,... Read moreChevron
Dr. Bill Quick

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Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of www.D-is-for-Diabetes.com

CGM and Medicare

CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) has become a well-accepted, although expensive, component of diabetes care. It's particularly helpful for people on insulin, who risk hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia if there's a mismatch between their insulin dose and food or activity levels. Commercially-available CGM devices consist of an embedded sensor that... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, 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)|

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