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Risk for Postpartum Depression after Gestational Diabetes

A new study has discovered a link between gestational diabetes and postpartum depression. What is postpartum depression? Postpartum depression happens in 10 to 15 percent of...
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Diabetic Diet: The Order in Which You Eat Matters

Are you looking  for the perfect diabetic diet? You may be surprised to learn that the order in which you eat food can affect...
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Diabetes Friendly Breakfast: Is it Important?

A study has found that how often and when you eat is important when trying to control your glucose levels. So is a diabetes...
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Invokana: What You Need to Know

The common type 2 diabetes drug Invokana (an SGLT2 inhibitor) was approved by the FDA in 2013. It lowers blood sugar by causing the...
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Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Treat Diabetes

If your doctor diagnoses you with diabetes, they will likely prescribe you medications to manage the condition and prevent complications. But if traditional medicine...
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What’s the Link?: Diabetes, Vitamin D, and Gum Disease

The link between vitamin D deficiency and type 2 diabetes has been studied by researchers for years. In fact, studies suggest that vitamin D...
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Taking Metformin While Pregnant: Benefits and Risks

Gestational diabetes occurs when the blood sugar of a pregnant woman becomes too high. Blood sugar levels will usually return to normal after giving...
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Lancing Device Comparison: Which is Best for You?

Keeping your blood sugar levels in your target range is one of the main goals for those with diabetes. You can't properly monitor you...
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10 Foods to Fight Inflammation with Diabetes

Inflammation is the root cause of many ailments. Chronic inflammation occurs when your body senses something unwanted and sends white blood cells to protect...
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Are Teens Foregoing Diabetes Technology?

A new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health last year researched the way teenagers and young adults use diabetes technology. The results...

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