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Certificate validity: 05 Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

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Date of initial review:

18 Sep 2012

Certificate validity:

05 Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

Date of last visit:

05 Sep 2017
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About Us
Both Steph and Bill Quick are selecting the information to be published at the D-is-for-Diabetes website based on the following criteria:
Original information concerning diabetes or related fields that was written by either or both of us.
Commentaries written by Dr. Bill Quick for HealthCentral's diabetes website (those that were written over six months ago are reproduced at D-is-for-Diabetes with the permission of HealthCentral).
Press releases concerning diabetes or related fields that are thought to be of general interest to people with diabetes and their families and healthcare providers.
Non-copyrighted information concerning diabetes or related fields originating from US Government or similar sources.
Stephanie Schwartz Quick, RN, MPH
Steph has been a specialist in diabetes care and education for many years, and has been active on the Board of the local Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, as well as with the American Diabetes Association, and with diabetes summer camp. Her Master's degree in Public Health is in the area of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. She was Certified as a Diabetes Educator in 1986 by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. She has been an officer and member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and has been a member of the Committee on Education Program Recognition of the American Diabetes Association.
Her CV is available at this website (also available in PDF format). She can be reached via e-mail at
William W Quick, MD, FACP, FACE
Bill has been a specialist in diabetes care and endocrinology for over 30 years. He is a nationally-known expert in diabetes education, and is a past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. He is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, and also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Diabetes Care. He describes his hobbies as throwing frisbees for his two dogs, and writing about diabetes. In 2005, he developed diabetes, and immediately started on a basal/bolus insulin program. He switched to an insulin pump in June, 2008.
His CV is available at this website (also available in PDF format).

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This website provides information of a general nature about diabetes and related conditions, and is designed for educational purposes only. If you are in need of care for your medical condition, we recommend that you promptly contact your own physician, diabetes nurse, or another member of your diabetes team for advice and treatment. Any advice or information that you may receive through this website, or any other website, is not a substitute for personal medical care. - See more at: www.d-is-for-diabetes.com/disclaimer.htm#sthash.E7vi9ZGV.dpuf

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Diabetes Information
Your privacy is important to us.

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From Novo Nordisk


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Author: Stephanie Schwartz Quick, RN, MPH

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This page was new at D-is-for-Diabetes on August 29, 2017

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ACE side effects include (among others) low blood pressure, angioedema (which is rapid and sometime life-threatening swelling of the skin and subcutaneous tissues), nagging chronic cough, and for women using them during pregnancy, increased risk of birth defects.

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You can contact us

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These sources of funding have no influence on the editorial content of the D-is-for-Diabetes website and there are no known conflicts of interest. - See more at: www.d-is-for-diabetes.com/copyright.htm#advertisements

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These sources of funding have no influence on the editorial content of the D-is-for-Diabetes website and there are no known conflicts of interest. - See more at: www.d-is-for-diabetes.com/copyright.htm#sthash.7Xb8VjdW.dpuf

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