Author Archives: Allie Beatty

About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Please subscribe to Allie's Voice. When you subscribe to Allie's Voice, it's a free way of supporting my nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

How Badly Do @You Want a #Health Tracker?

TweetIf you haven’t heard of a fitness tracker  like Fitbit or the Apple watch – come out, come out from under your rock. I’ll admit this time last year, I was first introduced to Fitbit. But anybody who’s got one … Continue reading

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Early Signs and Avoiding #Dementia

TweetMemories. Every day we make them and it’s so important that we hang onto the good ones as long as possible. A new study has found that complex jobs and maintaining social ties help stave off Alzheimer’s disease. Another recent … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem Covering #CGM @Medicare?

TweetIf you’re a person with Type 1 diabetes, who’d argue the necessity of a CGM for you? Those who don’t know, of course. The benefit of a continuous glucose monitor enables the tracking of glucose trends: is my bG falling? … Continue reading

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Ringing in the #Ears Affects 1 in 10

TweetThe condition of tinnitus is when a person hears ringing, buzzing, or a chronic annoying noise like crickets. Yes, the obvious cause is extended exposure to loud noises like motorcycles, ear piercing music, or machinery in an industrial setting. However, … Continue reading

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Morning #Mood Affects the Day

TweetEver have the Mondays? It can happen to the best of us. It can happen any day of the week and it starts the moment you get out of bed. Research found that the mood in which you start your day can … Continue reading

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Are You Being #Duped by #Food

TweetReading the label doesn’t always  provide the clarity you’d expect. Menus aren’t gospel, either. The truth behind  food isn’t always as it appears, according to the book Real Food, Fake Food. Whether you’re under the impression your money is buying Kobe … Continue reading

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Is #ProstateCancer Deadly Because of #ObamaCare?

TweetA new report shows that highly aggressive prostate cancer is on the rise. PSA, a test used to detect prostate cancer, was deemed inaccurate and a poor way to track prostate cancer by a federal panel. Riddle me this Batman: if … Continue reading

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The Trick to Melting #BellyFat

Tweet It’s official. We’re halfway through our summer and the bod your rockin is likely to be the one you’ll wear in the fall unless you want to change. Exercise is job #1 when it comes to overall health but … Continue reading

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The Inequity of #Teeth in the #US

TweetThe most painful part of the dentist is the price of admission. One of the hardest substances in the body is the enamel on your teeth. Keeping it in pristine condition requires a cleaning, every 6-months. If we all have teeth … Continue reading

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How #Animals Think Like #City Restaurants

TweetAll things considered, animals are pretty-well adapted to the needs of evolution. Consider a restaurant in New York City. If it’s not halfway decent, it cannot afford to stay in business. Rent in NYC isn’t cheap. For customers in the … Continue reading

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