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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 […]

Do I need insulin?

In my diabetes care center, I get a question from my patients frequently which is “why do I need insulin”. Do I need insulin at all? Good questions to ask. If your doctor can not answer this question, read this article. Still has questions? Call us at 1 800-644-3963 for a free consultation. A lot of […]

What are carbohydrates?

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients in our diet, along with protein and fat. Carbohydrates is a term that includes sugar, fruits, vegetables, fibers, and legumes. They are the main source of energy for our body. While there are many divisions of carbohydrates, the diet benefits mostly come from a certain subset. So […]

Diabetic Doctor, endocrinologist and Telemedicine

Telemedicine for diabetes entails virtual doctor visits, remote glucose monitoring, and intervention. The doctor can prescribe diabetic medication and follow up with the patient very closely. Telemedicine for diabetes creates an alternative way of management instead of seeing traditional diabetic doctors.  Diabetes currently affects nearly 425 million people in the world, with Type-2 cases being […]