AskNadia: I Stopped Giving My Daughter Insulin and Was Reported to Children Services

Dear Nadia, Help!! My 10yr old daughter is a type 1 diabetic who was diagnosed at 2. This year she has suffered from severe hypoglycemic episodes to the point where I have stopped giving her insulin. The first time this happened in April, I begged the doctors to check everything…to see if there was some kind of hormonal imbalance that could be causing this. They

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Diabetes Health Type 2: Is Red Wine Divine for Diabetes?

We’ve all heard that diabetics should stay away from alcohol. The reasoning is that alcohol breaks down into glucose which our bodies have a hard time metabolizing.   Yet most of us have heard about the benefits of eating blueberries and red grapes. So one day I started wondering if there were any benefits to drinking red wine. If eating blueberries and grapes are beneficial in

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Diabetes Health Weekly Round Up

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Scared to Fly Airplanes After My Glaucoma Surgery I Screwed Up Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads to GI

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Diabetes Health Round Up

With so much going on ( election, political turmoil, hurricanes), you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Going to Stop Taking My Insulin Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Beating the Diabetes Stereotypes Diabetes Health In

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AskNadia: Is Alzheimer Disease Type 3 Diabetes

Dear Nadia, Any information on Type 3 Diabetes? Michele DelP Twitter Follower Dear Michelle, There is much information about Type 3 diabetes in print and online. You can expect to find several definitions. How this is defined depends on which community you turn to in staying informed. Urban Dictionary’s Definition Describes Type 3 diabetes as being someone that speaks a lot about their love with

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Diabetes Health: Tips for Protection From the Winter Sun

By Robert Levine, D.O., F.A.O.C.D. Even if you’re not heading south for a vacation in the sun, winter is no time to bypass protective measures for your skin. “When we think of the effects of cold weather on the skin, we tend to think about frostbite, chapping, and windburn,” says Dr. Robert Levine of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. “But many people aren’t aware that the sun

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Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Recent Research- 11/23

This word search puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Diabeteshealth.com Word Search Puzzle If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Outsourcing to ICD-10 Vendors

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Oct-19_-2015_-5_57_16-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A recent report has shown that medical providers strongly rely on outsourcing HER, RCM, and other coding activities to outside vendors. Approximately 22% of respondents outsource at least part of their coding, and the top vendors selected to do the job, are Optum360, Heath Information Resource Group,

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Rural Regions Pay Doctors More Than Urban Areas

By Brenda Neugent New research finds that doctors in rural areas such as the American West are paid more than physicians in highly competitive regions such as Boston or San Francisco. According to the San Francisco-based startup Doximity, a networking site for physicians, high-cost municipalities actually pay less in salary than rural areas of the country. Making that dream job at a prestigious medical center

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Learning to Communicate Symptoms

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Oct-19_-2015_-5_09_54-PM-2.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Dr. John Ely recently presented information supporting his theory that patients need to be taught how to communicate their symptoms to doctors better. Dr. Ely is a retired family physician from the University of Iowa, and after recently being a patient himself, he started to think about

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