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How to Test Your Blood Sugar: a Step-by-Step Guide

It can be intimidating to test your blood sugar if you’re new to diabetes. There are several steps to follow, and it’s important to...
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Everything You Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic health condition that will require lifelong management. There is currently no known cure, but researchers across the globe...
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Different Diabetes Medications and What They Do

Diabetes is a chronic illness that typically requires medication and lifelong management. There are many different diabetes medications on the market, so it shouldn’t...
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10 Things You Might Not Know about Diabetes

Diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans and is considered by many healthcare professionals to be a national epidemic. In addition to all the cases...
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Deep Brain Stimulation Found to Help with Type 2

A treatment for extreme obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) called deep brain stimulation (DBS) could benefit those with type 2 diabetes. What is type 2? Type 2 is the...
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Can a Vaccine Reverse Type 1 Diabetes?

Big news for type 1 diabetes: a vaccine for tuberculosis may reverse type 1. This comes from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital who have...
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Six Top Diabetes Remedies

You may be wondering: what are the best diabetes remedies out there? While diabetes cannot be cured, there are ways to make diabetes easier...
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Drinking Alcohol with Diabetes: Tips and Low-Carb Options

Drinking alcohol with diabetes is generally not recommended. The alcohol has hidden sugars and carbs that can lead to unstable blood sugar levels, like...
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Diabetes and Chocolate: Do They Mix?

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t eat what you want, it just means you can’t eat those things in the quantity that you probably...
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The Gestational Diabetes Diet

Following a healthy gestational diabetes diet is a crucial part in managing the disease. Gestational diabetes occurs in 6-8 percent of pregnancies, a sharp...

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