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Allie;s Voice – Episode 1

Where Will You Be Enjoying The Fireworks?

TweetFor many of us, seeing a fireworks display on the 4th of July is second nature. The sprawling visual effects are spectacular but there may be a health hazard beyond the noise factor. Something called particulate matter is what gives … Continue reading

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Why Are Men Who Take Viagra More Likely To Get Melanoma?

TweetA new study shows there is a link between erectile dysfunction drugs known as PDE5 inhibitors and risk of melanoma. Several types of erectile dysfunction drugs were investigated for this finding and it seems like the same men who took … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Bought A Life-Changing Book?

TweetIf you’re a reader, looking for a good bargain and a great cause – you’re welcome. Brenda Novak is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, and she is also the mother of five children, one of whom … Continue reading

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Does The JDRF Owe Dr. Faustman An Apology?

TweetIt’s a good sign when groundbreaking science is met with skepticism and personal attacks. The researcher attacked was Dr. Denise Faustman for her work at Massachusetts General Hospital to reverse type one diabetes. She hypothesized that the use of a well-known vaccine … Continue reading

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Is the FDA Overreacting About Dangerous Stimulants?

TweetThe FDA has pulled the plug on another dangerous stimulant named DMBA. According to a doctor from Harvard, it’s good news that the FDA is being proactive in pulling this stimulant before bad repercussions like heart attacks, strokes, and death occur. Is … Continue reading

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How Estrogen Influences Glucose Control

TweetWhen you realize the power estrogen has in the balance of glucose, you may have a new respect for the hormone. An expert in estrogen and beta cells, Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis speaks with me about his work. Our conversation may … Continue reading

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Exercise to Slow T1D Onset

TweetIf only we knew of an effective way to slow the onset of Type 1 diabetes. Starting with this premise, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant at University of Birmingham, Dr. Parth Narendran speaks with me about how exercise may prove … Continue reading

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The Abusive Relationship with my Doctor

TweetTrustworthiness is the most valuable tool when it comes to a doctor-patient relationship. It’s been nearly six years since I encountered the most abusive relationship I’ve known in my life. Before I delve further into my explanation of this “abusive … Continue reading

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When Good Cholesterol Turns Bad

TweetDid you know sugar substitutes can kill good HDL cholesterol? There’s more explaining to it and the lead investigator of this study speaks with me to help us understand what this means. Lead researcher Dr. N Rabbani, of the Warwick … Continue reading

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Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

TweetWhen it comes to the question of mental health, where is the line drawn between normal diabetes distress and meaningful depression? Dr. Lawrence Fisher speaks with me about diabetes distress and how it can affect the family. Dr. Lawrence Fisher … Continue reading

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