Tuesday, September 01, 2015

People Who Are Living With Diabetes

Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Does Metformin Work in the Gut?

The drug metformin is one of the most common drugs prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes.  When you’re diagnosed, most physicians prescribe metformin as well as suggesting diet and exercise changes.


But not everyone can tolerate metformin. Some people get diarrhea and nausea, sometimes so severe they stop taking... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

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

Common Pain Reliever and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Are Not A Good Combo

Those of us who are using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) may have already learned first-hand about the effects reported in a recent brief publication, Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

The Dangerous Interactions Your Prescription Drugs Can Have

How many drugs are you taking today? How many of them are for your diabetes?


It’s easy to forget to consider some of the drugs that you take. Of course you included your prescriptions, but did you remember to include those that you buy over the counter? Also, some people don’t realize that Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

How Summer Camps Fostered A Confidence To Help Me Thrive With Diabetes

In all the years of living with diabetes, I never thought about the example I might be for the people around me, with and without diabetes. An example of what I mean are my memories of summer camp in Maine.


Camp had always been about friendship and the skills that I developed, during my 9 summers in Maine, but it... Read moreChevron

posted 07/29/2015, 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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