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Diabetes Update #189: Saturated Fat

April 1, 2014

By David Mendosa


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My New Diabetes Articles for HealthCentral:

Last month HealthCentral published four more of my diabetes articles about all aspects of the condition:

The Safety of Diabetes Drugs
Once feared because of a suspected link to pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, important diabetes drugs like Byetta, Victoza, and Bydureon get a clean bill of health from the FDA.

Diabetes Help on the Internet
Some websites, like mendosa.com and HealthCentral where I write, can tell you when new diabetes articles are up.

Sleep More, Weigh Less for Diabetes Management
Whatever we have to do to get the sleep we need will help us lose weight, which in turn makes diabetes management easier.

Saturated Fat Is Back for People with Diabetes
A huge new study of 600,000 people has found that found that saturated fat isn’t connected with the risk of heart disease, the worst complication of diabetes.


Fitness and Photograph for Fun:

Last month I published one more of my articles on staying fit by getting the activity we need. Photography gets me to hike, and hiking keeps me fit:

Around Northeast Boulder
Four beautiful birds at four stops around the east and north sides of Boulder, Colorado, brightened an already sunny and clear day in winter.



New Flickr Site

I keep added some of my favorites nature photographs on Flickr.com. In the past month I have added several more. You can find them the easiest way by clicking here


Dr. Bernstein's Webcast
If you have any interest in controlling your diabetes by low-carb eating, one of the best resources is Dr. Richard K. Bernstein's monthly webcast. It's an hour of excellent diabetes education available free either on the Internet or by phone. You can click here to register http://www.diabetes911.net/askdrb/index.php.

Dr. Bernstein's next live webcast will be on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7PM CST, 8PM EST, 6PM MST, 5PM PST. He designed it to answer your most important questions concerning diabetes and to offer his thoughts on the latest developments in this area.


Searching for My Articles
Whenever you want to find anything that I have written about diabetes -- whether on my website or on HealthCentral Network -- the easiest way is to use the search tool on my site. You can search for all of the articles on my site or for the "Diabetes Developments" blog or the "Fitness and Photography for Fun" blog or what I have written at HealthCentral, which is now a part of Remedy Health Media.

Just go to mendosa.com/search and check which one of the four sites you want to search and enter what you want to find in the search block.


Announcements

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Each month I describe and link my new Health Central articles here. But you can also use a blog reader to keep up with my articles more quickly. I use Bloglines, as I describe in my article, “Reading Health Blogs.

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