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Cured . . . by Definition.

A friend posted this image and I couldn’t help but think about this little cartoon throughout the day.  In the 15 years that I have been in medical practice, it was re-emphasized to me that my definition of cure and the patient’s definition of cure may at times be notably different or even in opposition. 392 more words

Low Carb

Gestational Diabetes Symptoms in Comparison With Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is even merely called diabetes. It is the legal disease characterised by a faulty metabolism and a elevated blood sugar level.

The outcome may be run down levels of insulin or irregular insulin resistance. 342 more words

Weight Management

Daily Health Tips: My New Baby Has Low Blood Sugar!

Q: Hello Dr Ketch, I am writing you all the way from South Africa, a new dad to a 3-day old baby boy. Well I have a concern…baby mama’s breasts seem to be secreting small doses of milk. 678 more words

Fitlife: Taming your Sweet Tooth

I love sweets! From chocolate bars to cookies, ice creams, sherbet, cakes, fondue and the list of all refined and processed sugar goes on and on. 178 more words


FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug… 344 more words


Apple Watch expected to support glucose monitor for diabetics from launch date

Diabetics using a glucose monitor made by DexCom will be able to see a continuous graph of their blood sugar levels on the Apple Watch… 224 more words