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Diabetes

Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of Diabetes Drug Canag...

I expect this drug to be at most a niche product in the already crowded market for oral drugs for Type 2 DM. See the post on my blod about this and other options. http://drpullen.co m/invokana  (Jan 13, 2013 | post #1)

Puyallup, WA

please be aware before choosing good sam hospitals er

Stories like this could be told about any ER. I have found GSH ER to be quite competent and except for wait times overall excellent.  (Jul 20, 2011 | post #24)

Puyallup, WA

Don't Ask Don't Tell - Puyallup, WA

Gays have been in the US military for decades, likely longer. The current policy is silly. We need to thank all of our veterans not just the straight ones. Also see: http://drpullen.co m/thankyouveterans /  (Jun 27, 2011 | post #1)

Diabetes

Study: Diabetes on the Rise Worldwide

As diabetes increases with the obesity epidemic in the US and worldwide, we are bound to be faced with more and more challenges. The new rash of risks associated with many DM meds is an example: See http://drpullen.co m/howtotreatdiabet es/ for a good discussion. Also check out this post on the obesity epidemic: http://drpullen.co m/fatamericans/  (Jun 27, 2011 | post #2)

Puyallup, WA

Marijuana - Puyallup, WA

I feel the crime associated with the laws far outweighs the issues of legalized pot. Also see http://drpullen.co m/marijuana/ for the best discussion of medical marijuana I've seen.  (Jun 27, 2011 | post #7)

Puyallup, WA

Nuclear Power - Puyallup, WA

I think the idea of many small power plants is going to become popular. Also check out http://drpullen.co m/happydoctor/  (Jun 27, 2011 | post #3)

Puyallup, WA

Health Care - Puyallup, WA

There are far more positive features than reasons to complain. I'm for it in general.  (Jun 27, 2011 | post #8)

Health

Avandia cases havena t settled

Actos is going to follow Avandia on the list of law suits about diabetes meds soon. See http://drpullen.co m/howtotreatdiabet es/ for more issues with treating diabetes.  (Jun 26, 2011 | post #110)

Puyallup, WA

Larsen Syndrome

Larsen Syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder that affects about 1:100,000 persons. Learning about Larsen Syndrome can be a good way to come to a better understanding of this specific disorder and hereditary conditions in general. Check out http://drpullen.co m/larsensyndrome/ for more helpful information.  (Jun 26, 2011 | post #1)

Health

What do you think about all the news on diabetes medicati...

With all the bad news about diabetes related medications lately, bladder cancer risk with Actos, Heart failure risk with Avandia, serious issues with Chantix to quit smoking and others it's hard to know what to do. See http://drpullen.co m/howtotreatdiabet es for more details. What are you thinking?  (Jun 26, 2011 | post #1)