10 Diabetes control tips

Hi everyone! I’m Dr.  Ahmet Ergin, and today I’ve got ten tips to make diabetes fun! No, wait, sorry. Manageable. Let’s face it. Diabetes is no fun at all. It’s a bummer. Finding out you have diabetes is like finding out that your sister-in-law is coming to visit. And then live with you, permanently. It […]

The Best Diabetic diet! Mediterranean Diet!

Hey guys! I am Dr. Ahmet Ergin. I am a physician, endocrinologist, and diabetes education, specialist. Finally, I am talking about the Mediterranean diet because you asked for it. I am telling you this diet is the best diabetic diet, even better than the keto diet. This article will help control your diabetes and help […]

Travelling During Covid for Diabetics! What to do?

COVID-19 traveling during Holidays for Diabetics With  Thanksgiving right around the corner, and Christmas just about a month away, many of my diabetic patients ask whether it is safe to be traveling during COVID  aka coronavirus for diabetics, or is it okay to visit family or gather for the holidays? So we will talk about […]

Why do diabetics lose limbs?

Do Diabetics lose limbs? I see a ton of diabetic patients in my office and sometimes they come with diabetic foot ulcers sometimes they come to see me the first time with the missing limbs and that really really makes me sad and I want the awareness to go up and today I’m going to […]

Diabetic breakfast-Oatmeal

Can you have oatmeal if you have diabetes? Oatmeal is reasonably good if you want to have carbs in your breakfast. It’s better than your white bread. It’s better than your other pastries. Oatmeal is heart-healthy. There are substances in oatmeal that helps your heart. All you need to understand how much carbs you’re getting […]

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe for Diabetics?

Artificial Sweeteners for Diabetes A lot of people use artificial sweeteners to avoid calories that can come from table sugar.  Especially patients with type I and type 2 diabetes tend to use artificial sweeteners frequently.  Are they really helpful?  Did I have serious side effects on diabetics?  How much artificial sweetener is safe?  Today we […]

Can Bariatric Surgery/Gastric Bypass Surgery Cure Diabetes?

Can You Reverse Diabetes With Gastric Bypass Surgery? Bariatric surgery can be a very good alternative when dietary and medication approaches fail for diabetes type 2. Bariatric surgery has been a popular treatment for obesity treatment recently for this reason. Can bariatric surgery cure diabetes? Sometimes but not all cases. Patients having a milder form […]

Pioglitazone(Actos)-Benefits,Side Effects,Weight gain,Cancer?

Side effects of pioglitazone, the efficacy of pioglitazone (Actos) In this article, we will talk about pioglitazone efficacy for diabetes, side effects. Does it cause bladder cancer? Is wight again associated with pioglitazone (Actos) a big problem? How about bone fractures associated with it? Will it cause or prevent heart attacks or heart failure? How […]

Why is my blood sugar up and down?

What causes blood sugar fluctuations? Here is Why your blood sugar might be up and down or fluctuate too much: Taking the excessive or inadequate amount of diabetes medication Changes in diet patterns or food content such as eating fried food or high carbohydrate content Change in the activity level such as starting a new […]

Carbohydrates Diabetics Can Eat and Carb Alternatives

1. How much pasta can a diabetic eat? What are past alternatives diabetics can eat? Diabetic should stay away from pasta however there are alternatives such as Shirataki Noodles. You love pasta, right? But some of our favorite comfort foods are detrimental to a diabetic approved diet. My favorite alternative to standard pasta is “Shirataki […]