Tag: diabetes

Put your teeth into diabetes

Put your teeth into diabetes

| July 22, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. MPH When I was a student at Boy’s High School in Brooklyn, I worked for Singer and Fritzhand Dental Laboratory from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. My duties were to deliver dentures and to clean up the plaster splattered on the surfaces in the lab and on the floor. Before […]

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Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

| July 2, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance, where a high calorie meal is followed by a higher calorie sweeter than sweet dessert. This combination of foods and desserts seems to get folks up into an “electric slide” attitude, thinking that they will burn […]

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You’ve got some nerve

You’ve got some nerve

| June 18, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH In my family, when someone did something outrageous, you would hear that expression, “You’ve got some nerve.” Well, in the family of diseases, when diabetes insults our body, it also has some nerve and can affect nerves throughout the body. The nerve pathology can occur in the feet, legs, heart, […]

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FDA approves new diabetes drug

| April 16, 2014

This condition has a tremendous impact on the African American community. New treatments are always welcome but also note that proper diet and exercise are a crucial part of any regime to improve diabetes. Also note that drugs do have side effects as does this one. Diabetes Drug, Tanzeum, Receives FDA Approval PRESS RELEASE The […]

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Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

| September 13, 2013

HOUSE CALLS by Dr. Gerald Deas I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance, where a high calorie meal is not followed by a higher calorie sweeter than sweet dessert. This combination of foods and desserts seems to get folks up into an “electric slide” attitude, thinking that they […]

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