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Diabetes Positive Approach, Issue #811-- Cope with Diabetes; Live Healthy
November 04, 2008

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter # 811
November 4, 2008

It was fun getting this newsletter ready but it was hectic because we were moving to another home. Anyway, we've got to try, so we did it. We feel that to get to a healthier place we need to keep in touch. So it was Ezine Madness all the way but we are wired not to worry so we went ahead and finished it! The topics we will cover in this issue are:

1. What's new at

2. Diabetes Care Schedule

3. A Success Quotation of the Month

4. Trivia Question

5. Dessert Recipe

6. Some Humor

Now let's get on with the meat of this ezine:

1. What's new at

First let's see what are the new additions to the website. We scoured the net for the most relevant news:

FDA Approves Rapid-Acting Insulin Glulisine for Children With Diabetes
October 29, 2008

Fighting Obesity, Diabetes And Other Metabolic Diseases By Computer
October 22, 2008

Scientists Identify Two New Gene Locations That Lead to Type 1 Diabetes
October 15, 2008

Earlier Diagnosis Of Gestational Diabetes is Possible
October 8, 2008

Link Between Depression And Higher Death Rates From All Causes Among Elderly With Diabetes
October 1, 2008

You can gain access to all aforementioned news at Newsalert.

If you get there later you will still find them at: Alert 1.

Here are the other new additions to the website:

Dealing With Stress

Diabetes Educator

Here are the new additions at our sister site at Blogging for Diabetes and You

Diabetes Patients More Likely to Fracture Hip
October 25, 2008

American Diabetes Association Features Dr. John Buse
October 18, 2008

Kids Do Not Have Enough Exercise
October 11, 2008

UK's Research on New Insulin Capsule
October 4, 2008


October 16, 2008

Cure for Diabetes? Could we find a cure for juvenile diabetes (different from type 2 adult diabetes)? Health problems from raised blood sugar, insulin deficiency, nerve damage, blindness and so on. Here's a video from Dr. Dixon who will explain more.

Diabetes Treatment

October 16, 2008

These Hollywood stars have diabetes. From Halle Berry to Elizabeth Taylor to Elvis. All manage the Hollywood spotlight and diabetes! You will be surprised.

Diabetes Sugar Levels

Articles Published at Ezinearticles on:

October 29, 2008 - New Treatment For Diabetes - The One Every Diabetic is Waiting For?

October 22, 2008 - Glycemic Control Helps Reduce Macrovascular Disease

October 9, 2008 - Type 2 Diabetes Patients Alert

October 2, 2008 - Diabetes in Children Showing Problems for Many are not Getting Insulin

You will find the above articles at Dr. Roger Guzman's Articles

You will find the above articles at Dr. Roger Guzman's Articles

October 13, 2008 - Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Diets Prevent Start of Diabetes

Click here to read more

Healthy Living, Healthy Life

2. Schedule of Diabetes Care - Follow this schedule. Add as needed:

Every Visit to the Health Care Team:

Every Three Months:

  • Visit the dentist.
  • Get an A1C test
  • Visit diabetes care provider

Once a Year:

  • Flu Shot
  • Talk to diabetes educator to get an update
  • Review meal planning
  • Get HDL. LDL, triglycerides and total cholesterol checked.
  • Get the microalbumin measured to check kidney's health
  • Get feet checked (could be more often if there are problems)
  • Get eyes examined.

Every Two Years

  • If last reading was good, HDL. LDL, triglycerides and total cholesterol can be checked every two years

Once a Lifetime:

  • Pneumonia vaccine

3. A Success Quotation of the Month = ""Every time you heal a part of yourself, you bring more light into the world.". Author Unknown

4. Trivia: Do You Know If This Is True?

One of the HEALTHY JUICES is Bitter gourd + Apple + Milk -   Avoid bad breath and reduce internal body heat.

5. And here’s the dessert recipe we promised you.

Pineapple Cream Pie


  • 2 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, fat-free
  • 1 box of Jello vanilla cook and serve pudding, sugar-free
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup Equal sweetener
  • 1 can of crushed pineapple 8 ounces, not drained
  • 1 frozen pie crust 9-inch, bake and cool as directed


  • a. Combine sweetener, cream cheese and vanilla in a bowl.
  • b. Beat above until creamy and smooth.
  • c. Pour in the pineapple and stir.
  • d. Pour the mixture into the pie crust.
  • e. Wait for one to two hours while chilling before serving.

This recipe serves a total of 8. Each serving has 190 calories, 4.2 gram total fat, 1.59 grams of saturated fat, 20.2 grams of carbohydrate, 15.5 grams of protein and 9 milligram of cholesterol

6. Let's laugh together at this joke even if it's not funny. Laughing will help get us healthy.

Wouldn't it be nice if we messed up our life, we could press DELETE and start over?

Okay, we admit, that's not remotely funny. So help us out and send us some funny jokes through the contact form for the next issue.

7. Got something to say?

Please write down your questions and comments in the contact form in our website. We will try to answer your questions in the next issue on the first Tuesday of December 2008. We will try to put the contact form here but if it does not come on, you will see the contact form on the following link but
scroll down to see the contact form.

That's all for now our friends. Thank you for taking the time to read this newsletter. Keep cool, eat smart, and stay fit this fall. We'll talk to you again soon. Until then, we wish the best for you.

Roger and Evelyn Guzman

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Did you miss the following back issues of this newsletter?

Here they are:

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter 805

Diabetes Positive Approach Newsletter 806

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