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Over 13 Facts About Bones-Medivizor

Over 13 Facts About Bones-Medivizor

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

We don’t think about them but our bones give our bodies, our internal organs and our muscles, structure and protection.  Your skeleton is the birthplace of blood cells.  And it store minerals that are essential to life.   What Mom Never Told You About Osteoporosis! is a post that describes the composition of bones.  Here is a cross section of a...

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For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive

For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Did you eat  a few too many cookies or sufganiyots over the holidays? New Year’s Resolutions If you are like most people, you gained a few pounds.  So, right before 2017 rolls in, you’re dreading the New Year’s resolutions you’ll have to make. A study in the journal Obesity can give you some direction in how to go about this...

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Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

After November 1st, the retail world starts decorating and promoting Thanksgiving and the December holidays of Hanukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve as well as other religious and secular hallmarks. If you celebrate Three Kings Day, the holidays may not end until after the 12th day of Christmas, January 6th. What if you don’t feel...

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Guest Post: Want a Peanut Butter Cookie? Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Guest Post:  Want a Peanut Butter Cookie?  Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Sweets People with diabetes deal with many myths.  One of them is that sugar causes diabetes.  This is not true for Type 1 diabetes.  For those with Type 2 diabetes, obesity is a contributing factor to its development.  However, the calories that lead to obesity can come from any source.  The only link that research has confirmed with regards to sugar,...

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Gastroparesis Awareness: What is it? What causes it? Is there a cure?

Gastroparesis Awareness: What is it?  What causes it? Is there a cure?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Blog | 5 comments

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. In February 2015, Medivizor received a guest post by Melissa Adams VanHouten sharing her journey with this disorder. Since then, Medivizor has tried to bring light to this disorder. There are a few articles on gastroparesis in the Medivizor library. These include Diabetic gastroparesis: what treatment options are...

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What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?

What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Blog | 7 comments

Please take this short survey on Clinical Trials…then read on! Surveys on Perceptions of Clinical Trials If you are like most people, you may not have a very positive opinion of clinical trials.  At least that is what a recent survey conducted by MaPS/Millward Brown Analytic and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSKCC) suggests.  Only 40% of those...

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What Mom Never Told You About Osteoporosis!

What Mom Never Told You About Osteoporosis!

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

♫ Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones. …Now shake dem skeleton bones! The foot bone’s connected to the leg bone. The leg bone’s connected to the knee bone. The knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone. Now shake dem skeleton bones!♫  The Inside Scoop on Bones When you think about bones, you probably conjure up visions of...

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Be Confident! Face Carb Counting Positively

Be Confident! Face Carb Counting Positively

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

“Have not seen this example of carbs before. I need to understand more. I am NID type 2 diabetic.” “I have type2 diabetes..I don’t understand too much about carbs..could send me a list of the amounts of carbs in food please…thanks..“ Carbs and carb counting help people with diabetes keep their blood glucose levels under control. But the...

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American Diabetes Month: What is Prediabetes?

American Diabetes Month: What is Prediabetes?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Prediabetes is a condition that can lead to the development of Type 2 diabetes according to the CDC.  You have prediabetes if your blood glucose is higher than normal (though not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes). Other risk factors include Your age:  you are “45 years of age or older” Your weight: you “are...

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