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Welcome to my website! My name is David Mendosa, and I am a freelance medical writer, advocate, and consultant specializing in diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that perhaps more than any other depends much more on the patient than on the doctor. Hence, the purpose of this website is to provide you with honest and accurate information to help you manage your diabetes.

If you wish to know why I started this website and began writing about diabetes in 1995, then please read this page.

How to get started?

You can start reading about diabetes by accesing the "quick links" below.

Alternately, you can read articles I’ve written over the years on various aspects of diabetes, by using the navigation bar on the top of this website.

Finally, you can visit my diabetes blog called “Diabetes Developments,” where I write about the most recent developments in diabetes research and on strategies to manage diabetes.

Quick Links

Advice For Newbies

Diabetes Directory Glycemic Index
Glycemic Values People With Diabetes Incorrect Terms
Diabetes Meters Diabetes Medications Diabetes Companies


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