Sunday, April 20, 2014

People Who Are Living With Diabetes

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

Another Me-Too Diabetes Drug

In the field of pharmaceutical medicine, drugs that are the second in their class of medications are frequently called "me-too" (or "me-two") drugs. But what do you call the third and fourth drugs in the same class? Copycats? Hitchhikers? Wishful thinking?   Well, it's happening again: another diabetes drug has been approved by the FDA, and... Read moreChevron
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

A Vitamin D Surprise for People with Diabetes

We have known for a long time that vitamin D is important for our health. Recently scientists discovered that it helps us stave off heart disease and regulate our diabetes. But until now they couldn't tell us how much vitamin D we need to get each day to help us manage our blood sugar levels. The Sunshine Vitamin on the Yellowstone... Read moreChevron
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Minimally Disruptive Medicine

Minimally disruptive medicine. That’s a new buzzword for practicing medicine in a way that doesn’t overwhelm the patient.   Imagine that you have diabetes (well, if you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t be reading this) but also some gastric reflux, arthritis, high blood pressure, Hashimoto’s, celiac, high... Read moreChevron
posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Help Bring Timesulin to the US

I’ve talked about the important ingredient added to Novo Nordisk’s Echo Pen and Will DuBois was over the moon about it! <> But the flip side of this story is that we only have one insulin pen, in the US, that offers us a memory cap. And it works for only one type of insulin, which rapid acting insulin. So what about my flex pen... 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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