Thursday, March 05, 2015

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,

The Right Amount of Sleep to Avoid Diabetes

We have the least risk of getting type 2 diabetes when we get 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night, according to a new study. Many Americans get less than that amount, and it’s not hard to accept that we need that much. But what is hard for me to accept is their finding that more than 8 hours of sleep is as bad for us as getting too little... Read moreChevron

posted 03/03/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

Diabetes Nurses in the Hospital Setting

I recently read a discussion about "Advocating for better diabetes care in hospitals" and again was reminded of the perpetual problem of providing excellence of diabetes care for hospitalized... Read moreChevron

posted 02/28/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

Is Type 2 Your Fault?

When you’re first diagnosed with type 2, you have to deal with major changes in your life. Many people have to deal with feelings of guilt as well: “I brought this on myself.” A double burden.


But is that true? Popular press articles take this point of view. They point out the undisputed link between... Read moreChevron

posted 02/17/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

New Cell Discovery May Be First Step in Diabetes Prevention

Within the complexity of type 1 diabetes, there are many roads to walk down to clearly understand how all the pieces of the endocrine system come together to permanently hobble our beta cells that make insulin. Immunology is where all of that happens. 


Those of us who are armchair immunologists have hoped that drug... Read moreChevron

posted 02/03/2015, 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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