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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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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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Medicaid Expansion Means Coverage, Medication for Diabetes Patients

In 2014, the Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid eligibility, offering coverage to millions of people who may have gone without insurance otherwise. It’s undeniable...
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Diabetic Women More Likely to Develop Cancer

A new study from The George Institute of Global Health has officially linked diabetes and cancer. The link has been suspected for years, but...
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Women Working Overtime Could Develop Diabetes

If you’re a woman who works more than 45 hours per week, a new study shows that your health could be at risk. The...
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Breastfeeding Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Women who breastfeed for at least six months could be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a major study that was published...
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9 Things to Know Before Getting a Diabetic Alert Dog

A Diabetic Alert Dog (DAD) can be a lifeline for someone whose diabetes is not easily controlled through insulin or diet and exercise. People...

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