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by R. Keith Campbell Rph, FAADE, CDE

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s have always been magical times of the year for me. I had a great family and my social worker mother always invited homeless people and many relatives to share the feasts associated with each holiday.

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by R. Keith Campbell Rph, FAADE, CDE

It is an exciting time to be a person with diabetes (PWD). So many new drugs have been developed to treat a PWD. We are also aware that diabetes is much more than trying to keep blood glucose levels close to normal. Blood pressure and lipids need to be normalized to try to prevent cardiovascular disease. Coping skills and stress management skills need to be learned to help prevent depression. Adequate sleep and hydration need to be managed as well.

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by R. Keith Campbell Rph, FAADE, CDE

Weight loss is a subject of much interest to many people. This is probably because 26% of the U.S. population is considered obese. This percentage translates into over 4.4 million Americans being classified as obese. A recent MSN news report described findings in a large study done at the University of Washington indicating that people were not only fat, but were in denial about the fact that they were gaining weight each year.1

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by R. Keith Campbell Rph, FAADE, CDE

Last month the topic of men’s sex health and diabetes was covered. Sexual disorders in men, whether they have diabetes or not, are more obvious than sexual problems in women with diabetes. However, just like men, the subject of sexual disorders is seldom if ever confronted by health care providers (HCP).

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