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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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Top Diabetes News of Today

Insulin's high cost leads to lethal rationing BY BRAM SABLE-SMITH: Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It's what happens when you don't have enough...
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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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Top Diabetes News of Today

Type 2 diabetes: Six myths surrounding the blood sugar condition BY KAROLINA KAMINSKA: Here are six claims about diabetes which aren’t actually true. People with diabetes cannot eat sugar One...
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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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Is Type 1 Diabetes Caused by a Virus?

What is type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas no longer creates insulin. Insulin is crucial to converting blood sugar into energy...
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Top Diabetes News of Today

Seaweed protects transplanted beta cells in new study BY JACK WOODFIELD: Properties of seaweed helped protect insulin-producing cells transplanted in animals with type 1 diabetes, according to...
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3 Diabetes Emergencies and How to Take Action

If diabetes is poorly managed, it can lead to several severe diabetes emergencies. Some common diabetes complications include eye, kidney, and heart disease, but...

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