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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Tips for Talking to Your Doctor When You have Chronic Pain

Whether this is the first time, the tenth time or the last time, when you see your doctor to discuss your experience with chronic pain, you might want to read these tips first. 


  1. Be Polite:  A conversation will go better with less chance of people getting defensive or offended if all words... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2015, comments (0)|
Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

Author, Humorist,

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)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Incredible Ways to Visualize Pain in the Brain

Our brain not only responds to pain, it is also affected by pain. In acute pain, the brain receives and relays messages to immediately deal with the threat. But, chronic pain, and our reaction to it, is catalogued in our brain for future reference.


In the Movie Theater of Our Mind


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

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of

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)|

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