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Jun 18, 2014 | 
There's a lot of focus on weight loss as of late; not only in the diabetic community, but in the world in general. New ads for gyms and products claiming fast weight loss come out daily, women feel pressured to lose pregnancy weight within minutes from birthing their children, thin models are being airbrushed until they are nearly unrecognizable and diets are being undertaken without people understanding how/why/if it's really going to be effective. Some of my own friends are chronically doing near-starvation diets to shed weight. People seem to be focused on getting the fat off, but unless long term habits are improved, it's not going to stay off. It's great to fight the obesity epidemic, but we can't allow ourselves to go to the other extreme. Carrying excess weight isn't a good thing, but I think we're losing focus on the importance of health versus aesthetics.
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Jun 9, 2014 | 
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Why We Need Endrocinologists
Apr 22, 2014 | 
As diabetics, we have a funny attitude toward Endocrinologists. We're so familiar with our diseases that we feel we don't really need them to manage things on a daily basis, and yet we do need them since we can't write our own prescriptions for medications. 

Once we know as much as doctors -- or sometimes even more -- we become frustrated with the tedious process of seeing them every three months for an obligatory progress report. Though it pains me to say this, as much as we feel we don't need to see doctors, they are essential to our overall well being.
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