Diabetes Health Type 2: Agree to Disagree on Your Diabetes

We all like to think that doctors know best when it comes to diabetes. However, I’ve learned that doctors don’t always agree when it comes to self management. For instance, when I was first diagnosed with diabetes, the doctor told me that an acceptable fasting glucose reading is between 90 and 110. Later, another doctor told me that an acceptable reading was between 90 and

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Thats What D- Friends Are For

It’s funny how life puts you together with people that are dealing with the same health issues. Maybe there are just so many of us struggling with diabetes that it’s natural to find each other, or maybe we are in the right place at the right time. I manage a charity store where I meet all kinds of donors, customers, consignors, and volunteers. I’m surprised

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Diabetes Health in the News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Those who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes receive better care when they are treated by a multidisciplinary collaborative care team, a study revealed. These findings were reported by the National University of Singapore, which conducted a six-month trial with patients selected from four health institutions. These patients were over 21 years old and had been diagnosed with polypharmacy, comorbidities, and uncontrolled type 2

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Diabetes Health In The News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Those who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes receive better care when they are treated by a multidisciplinary collaborative care team, a study revealed. These findings were reported by the National University of Singapore, which conducted a six-month trial with patients selected from four health institutions. These patients were over 21 years old and had been diagnosed with polypharmacy, comorbidities, and uncontrolled type 2

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Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Self-medicating for Diabetes

I’ve always believed that whatever we need to take care of ourselves can be found in nature.  Diseases such as diabetes have been around for centuries and people have survived it for a long time, and often without the use of “traditional” medication.  The internet has made it easy to research and diagnose symptoms of diabetes and even ways to treat it, but should we

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