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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 […]

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes! Endocrinologist explains!

  Symptoms and Signs of Diabetes Signs and symptoms of diabetes can include but not limited to: Excessive thirst and urination Weight loss Hunger and fatigue Blurry vision Numbness or tingling on the feet Dry mouth and itchy skin Slow healing cuts or wounds Frequent infections Erectile dysfunction Chest pain     Many patients come […]

Dexcom G6 cost

How much does Dexcom G6 cost? One Box of Dexcom G6 sensors cost/price: $349. It comes in 3 sensors. Each sensor lasts 10 days. Two Dexcom G6 transmitters: $475 per bundle cost/price. 1 transmitter last 90 days. Touchscreen Dexcom G6 receiver cost/price: $365. This is permanent equipment. Although you will not need a receiver if […]

Online diabetes doctor and SugarMDs app

In the early 2000s, people started coming to the internet as their first source of information. Today, online diabetic health advice has become the second-most popular topic in search engines, as telemedicine and telehealth rise in popularity. Many patients have turned to online diabetes doctors to receive online consultations and get prescription drugs. Technology such […]

Diabetic Diet, carbs and how to eat right for diabetes type 2

In today’s article, we are going to talk about type 2 diabetes, carbohydrates(carbs), and diet. My patients constantly ask “what should I eat for my diabetes”, “How much carbohydrates/carbs should I eat in my diet for type 2 diabetes?”, “Which starches are good your diabetes?”I am going to go over the best diabetic diet and […]

Diabetes Treatment Plan & Care Center – Isn’t time for Online diabetes care?

Why should you care for your diabetes and where is the best mobile diabetes care center? Michael just heard he had diabetes. He comes to a diabetes care center for a diabetes care plan.  Michael feels somewhat angry with himself.  He blames himself for not having a healthy lifestyle.  On the other hand, there are […]

Invokana Side effects vs benefits & Invokana coupon

Leslie just heard that Invokana can cause amputations.  She panicked.  Leslie has been on Invokana (generic: canagliflozin) for almost 2 years now.  She looks at her feet and smiles “they are still there”.  Okay, Leslie is a little dramatic but in reality, people get exposed to all sorts of information.  Most of the time they […]

Does metformin cause diarrhea? What to do?

Endocrinologist Advise on Metformin Caused Diarrhea If you started taking metformin you probably have some questions now.  Such as, does metformin cause diarrhea?  What other side effects does metformin have other than diarrhea?  The short answer is most of the time yes.  The real question is how to avoid diarrhea and what to expect when […]

Insulin resistance, Prediabetes and Metabolic syndrome

How does insulin resistance lead to prediabetes, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome We define Insulin resistance as a less than normal response to normal insulin concentrations. Prediabetes is the condition between insulin resistance and diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a combination of metabolic derangements such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Insulin resistance eventually leads to […]

Trulicity side effects and more..

What are the side effects of Trulicity? Experiencing Trulicity side effects are common. However, they are not always severe. Trulicity is a medication approved for type 2 diabetes. Most patients can tolerate this medication. Yet, unfortunately, patients are not informed well enough about the possible severe side effects of drugs, including the Trulicity side effects. […]