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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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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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Abbott FreeStyle Libre Flash: What’s New?

Good news! The second-generation of the Abbott Freestyle Libre is officially approved by the FDA. What’s so exciting about this? The second-generation Libre can...
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Exercise and Diabetes: Precautions and Recommendations

Exercise is very important for people with diabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes from developing. So what do you need to know about exercise...
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Can Antibiotics Cause Type 1 Diabetes?

Can antibiotics cause type 1 diabetes? Researchers are working hard trying to figure out the causes of type 1. According to a new study,...
Insulin Tips

Insulin Tips: Are You Doing It Right?

There’s definitely an art to injecting insulin. If you take insulin, you may have been taught that there’s a proper technique for  giving injections,...

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