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Diabetes Developments - A blog on latest developments in diabetes by David Mendosa

New Time to Test Glucose Levels

June 19th, 2006 · No Comments

If your blood glucose is under good control, it’s still better to check it after meals rather than before breakfast, as I wrote here recently. But new research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 66th Scientific Sessions that I just attended in Washington indicates that it might make sense to check your blood glucose levels sooner after eating than we previously thought. [Read more →]

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Testing without Pain

June 16th, 2006 · 4 Comments

If it didn’t hurt, would you check your blood glucose level more often? I know that I would probably check mine six or eight times a day, if it were painless. [Read more →]

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Good News about AGEs

June 15th, 2006 · No Comments

The news about AGEs isn’t all bad. We are not helpless against increasing levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our blood. [Read more →]

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The GlycoMark Test

June 15th, 2006 · No Comments

The technical name of the new test for blood glucose control will never be a big hit. But the test itself is the next big thing in diabetes. [Read more →]

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Cinnamon Update

May 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

Most scientists won’t admit it, but some of them are a lot like journalists. Some people in both groups seem to get their jollies and make their reputations by debunking the work of others. [Read more →]

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Leptin and Diabetes

May 16th, 2006 · No Comments

Until a few days ago when a correspondent asked me about two recent books dealing with leptin, I had assumed that interest in this hormone that can cause obesity had waned. There was a big flurry of interest in the early 1990s, when the first leptin studies came out, but little in the popular press since then. [Read more →]

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The Byetta Mystery

April 19th, 2006 · No Comments

The biggest mystery about Byetta is why some people are so successful at losing a lot of weight on it and others are not. I know people who have lost more than 60 pounds in less than a year on Byetta. Yet I hear of others who have lost very little weight, if any. [Read more →]

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Curing Diabetes

March 3rd, 2006 · No Comments

Except for the scammers, everyone knows that there’s no cure for diabetes. If you search Google for “cure diabetes” you will find dozens of ways to waste your money. [Read more →]

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