Monthly Archives: December 2019

Diabetic neuropathy

DIABETIC NEUROPATHY OVERVIEW Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage because of diabetes.As a diabetes specialist, I hear about neuropathy commonly from my type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients. Diabetic neuropathy is so common that up to 26% of patients already have diabetic neuropathy at the time of a diabetes diagnosis. A generalized type of […]

Dexcom and freestyle libre explained

How to make clinical and insulin decisions using DEXCOM CGM Or FREESTYLE LIBRE Dexcom G6, Freestyle Libre or Guardian Medtronic. No matter what system you use, you should read this blog post to understand how to correctly use your continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM). Many of you are reading this because you more than likely […]

Is there a cure for diabetes?

Is diabetes curable? Is there a cure for diabetes? I get this question all the time in my diabetes practice. Most of the time, the first reaction for somebody who was diagnosed with diabetes is to look up if there is an existing cure for the diabetes. What is a cure? So, let us talk […]

Diabetes During Holidays

Yummy carbohydrates to think about when you have diabetes during holidays.. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa food is undoubtedly the star of the celebration. This special time of the year is filled with joy, traditions, family, friends and calories too. How do your holiday favorites stack up? Should diabetes hold you back from […]

Side Effects of Metformin

Metformin side effects, is Metformin bad for you? Is metformin bad for you? I get that question a lot in my diabetes clinic. There’s a lot being talked about when it comes to metformin side effects. Some people say it is bad for you. Some others think metformin is the best medicine for diabetes. Endocrinologists […]