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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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Medivizor Honored: Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Medivizor Honored:  Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Medivizor has been named one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the web by Feedspot.  The ranking is based on Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Being one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the...

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300 Facts You Didn’t Know About Celiac Disease!

300 Facts You Didn’t Know About Celiac Disease!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Okay.  The title is somewhat misleading.   But, since 1) there are over 300 symptoms associated with celiac disease; 2) people can have celiac without symptoms…AND 3) 97% of people with celiac disease are undiagnosed–you’ll forgive me. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder with no cure.  According to the...

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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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Diabetes 101: What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

Diabetes 101:  What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Blog | 8 comments

What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar. This occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl. Normally, when you eat food, the pancreas detects the presence of glucose, fatty acids and amino acids in the small intestines. It secretes insulin into the bloodstream. Insulin acts on the liver, telling it to start building glycogen from that...

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6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Blog | 5 comments

You eat a burger and drink lemonade.  Your digestive process breaks the proteins, fats and carbohydrates into smaller components that can be absorbed in the blood.   Waste products end up in the blood too.  Can you imagine what your blood would be like if there were no filters?   6 Facts about Kidneys Luckily, there are kidneys.   Kidneys are one...

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On the Go with Type 1 Diabetes? A Diabetes Kit Can Help

On the Go with Type 1 Diabetes? A Diabetes Kit Can Help

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

What’s A Diabetes Kit? If you or someone you care for has Type 1 Diabetes, creating a kit is a must. Highs and lows are part of life, especially for children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes, simply because they are growing. A diabetes kit is a collection of the tools you need to deal with the extreme highs and lows that can happen with Type one...

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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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Carbohydrates: Why We Love Carb Counting (And You Should Too!)

Carbohydrates: Why We Love Carb Counting (And You Should Too!)

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Blog | 14 comments

What Is Carb Counting? Why Do I Need to Know? Keeping up with the amount of food we eat helps us stay healthy and fit.  But for people with diabetes, being in touch with the amount of carbohydrates eaten is crucial to survival. To learn about carbohydrate counting, you need to know a bit about food and digestion. Food is composed of carbohydrates, proteins...

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