Last month HealthCentral published five more of my diabetes articles about all aspects of the condition:
For most diseases, pain can be a wakeup call to take action. Too bad that it doesn't work this way with diabetes.
Diabetic Grain Brain
An important new book shows how wheat, carbs, and sugar are destroying our brains. The connection with diabetes is too close for comfort.
An Audible Meter for People with Diabetes
The new Solus V2 blood glucose meter is intended for the blind and people who are sight impaired. But anyone with diabetes might well be interested in this inexpensive meter that has a lot to offer.
The Key Diabetes Test Bites the Dust
Until now, the A1CNow has been the best way we have to check our average blood sugar levels. But the company that makes it will stop selling it.
Dangers of Sulfonylureas for Diabetes
The sulfonylurea drugs, which include Amaryl, Glucotrol XL and glyburide, can help us manage diabetes. But maybe they kill us too.
Fitness and Photograph for Fun:
Last month I published 3 more of my articles on staying fit by getting the activity we need. Photography gets me to hike, and hiking keeps me fit:
North to Alaska
On June 15 I began a nine-week road trip to Alaska. During that time I was so busy having fun and taking pictures that I didn't have a chance to start writing up my photo essays until now.
This national wildlife refuge in northern Montana has a well-deserved reputation for its abundance and diversity of birdlife. After my visit there, I know why.
The Alaska Highway
I wanted to see Lake Louise, because my mother had stayed there in 1931 when she came west and met my father. She had told me many times that this was the most beautiful place she ever saw.
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.
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 October 30, 2013, 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. The special topics are an update on BD syringes and metformin and dementia: a mixed story.
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