Diabetes 101

Type 1 Diabetes

There’s two types of diabetes… type 1 and type 2. “Type 1” diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes) is most commonly diagnosed within younger individuals; such as children or even young adults. With an …
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Type 2

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Prediabetes

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Gestational

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Prevention

Symptoms

It’s very important to be able to recognize the symptoms of diabetes. Below are the most common symptoms. With this said, some people with Type 2 diabetes experience symptoms so mild that they may not even notice them.
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Diagnosis

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Diabetes Dictionary

Diabetes Management

Newly Diagnosed

It’s not an easy thing to hear when your doctor reveals to you that you have diabetes. With this said, millions of Americans out there have dealt with receiving this very news.

Blood Sugar Central

Maintaining your blood sugar levels as close to normal levels as possible is key. That could mean simply through diet changes, exercise, and/or oral medications.

Blood Sugar Testing

As mentioned in our section, “Blood Sugar Control”, a major factor in effective diabetes management is regular testing. To be certain how various foods, activities/exercises…

Medications

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Insulin

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Complications

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Nutrition & Exercise

Meal Planning

Anyone diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes should take the time to discuss their dietary needs with their doctor or a nutrition specialist.

What Can I Eat?

Some foods affect people differently, but for the most part there is a common set of foods that are pushed to help with diabetic diets.

Recipes

Here at Diabetic Nation, we want to create a social network exploring possibilities along with finding food that is good for the mind, body, and soul.

Carb Management

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Weight Control

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Workouts

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