Monthly Archives: July 2013

Which “diet” is best?

I listened to a wonderful lecture by David Katz, M.D., recently. Dr. Katz is an expert in nutrition and wellness, along with adult health and disease prevention. He repeated what we’ve all been hearing a lot lately: plant-based eating plans … Continue reading

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More options for positive diabetes energy

On Monday I posted a guest blog by Ally Ertel. She wrote about using journaling and other ways to redirect negative energy and focus on what’s going right in our lives. Personally, I have never been a journaler (is that … Continue reading

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Redirecting negative diabetes energy

Today I’d like to share a guest post by Ally Ertel. Ally, a model in New York City, graduated with a degree in Women’s Studies with Honors from University of Florida, and is a regular contributor to When I read Ally’s post … Continue reading

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Survey for Diabetes Technology

The folks at DiabetesMine are conducting a survey in preparation for their Innovation Summit in November. They are looking for information to share with industry leaders on what patients feel about/want from diabetes technology. Please participate! Here’s the link:

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Vitamin B12 and Neuropathy: a vicious cycle

Stay with me on this one: 1.) Vitamin B12 deficiency (low levels) can lead to neuropathic symptoms (numbness/tingling or pain in the feet). 2.) Neuropathic means disease of the nervous system. 3.) Metformin (a diabetes drug) can lead to B12 malabsorption. … Continue reading

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