Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Heart Disease in Women: Ladies, Love Your Heart All Year Long

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 18:13 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Featured in USATODAY.com | Grand Rounds – Health Tips

American Heart Month may be officially over, but don’t let the lack of media attention fool you into thinking heart disease isn’t a critical issue.
We still need to be mindful of the fact that heart disease is the number one killer […]

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Speaking Diabetes: A Guide from an Insider

Friday, April 1, 2011 15:24 No Comments

Guest post by Miriam E. Tucker
Just as physicians use abbreviations and terminology that sound like a foreign language to outsiders, patients who talk to each other on the Internet (and elsewhere) have developed their own quirky code words and phrases.
Here’s some of the lingo used by those with diabetes:
D-anything – Placing a “d” in front […]

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A Patient’s Story: Contagious Confidence, Endless Possibilities

Monday, December 6, 2010 11:54 5 Comments

In a recent post on Healthin30 I wrote why patients are the most important part of the medical team, and my colleagues, Elizabeth Cohen, Kevin Pho, MD, Donna Cryer, JD, and Carl R. Sullivan, MD, shared their insights as well.
Today, Ginger Vieira, a patient, living with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease for 12 years […]

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H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Questions Continue: Should you get it if you have asthma, cancer or diabetes?

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 19:31 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Our Healthin30.com readers continue to have questions and concerns regarding the H1N1 swine flu vaccine.
Our medical expert, Bruce B. Dan, MD, infectious disease specialist, addresses our readers questions and concerns regarding the H1N1 swine flu vaccine.
Healthin30 Reader
Ms.Parker writes:
“I am a 21yr old female and I have only seasonal asthma that […]

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