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How to Commemorate World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Awareness Month is here! Diabetic Nation will be commemorating this month for the next few weeks with educational articles, infographics, and videos. With...
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Are You Living with Undiagnosed Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that affects more than 30 million Americans. Of the 30 million Americans living with diabetes, nearly 7 million of them...
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Insulin Resistance: What Is It?

Insulin resistance is a condition in which your body doesn’t respond well to insulin produced in the pancreas. Insulin is a life-sustaining hormone that...
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Dementia and Diabetes: Risks and Links

Dementia and diabetes have long been known to have a connection. Risk of death from low blood sugar New findings show that the risk of death...
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The Benefits of Smart Insulin Pens

Smart insulin pens make the process of managing your diabetes easier. These insulin pens combine the features of being an injector pen and bolus...
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Could gene therapy be the future of diabetes care?

With DNA altering technology, there’s new hope for gene therapy for diabetes. New gene therapy technology could be the key to curing type 1. CRISPR...
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The Dangerous Practice of Rationing Insulin

Have you heard of the practice of rationing insulin? In 2003, a vial of insulin cost around $40. Since then, the price has skyrocketed...
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Eating Out with Diabetes: 11 Tips

We know it can be hard to eat out at a restaurant with diabetes. You need to keep tight tabs on your blood sugar...
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PCOS and Diabetes: The Connection

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a hormonal imbalance that affects 6 to 12 percent of women of reproductive age in the United States. It...
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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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