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Managing Diabetes

Let's Stop Lying About Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I'd like everyone who has diabetes to stop suffering from this lie that we can control blood sugar. We can't. And, I truly wish everyone diagnosed with diabetes from this day forward would hear this from their health care professional.

Why I Gave Up Peanut Butter Cups Forever

Leo Brown | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Leo Brown

I wouldn't be here today without Western medicine, but we have a long road to the place where patients have the information they need, where doctors won't hesitate to tell it how it is, and where corporate interests have been purged from public health conversations of massive economic and social importance.

HIV Is 'Like Diabetes'? Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
John-Manuel Andriote

As an HIV-positive 53-year-old, familiar with the health details of some near and dear diabetics, and having just written an article about the type-2 ("adult onset") diabetes epidemic, I'd say this: We need to choose our analogies carefully.