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Type 1 Diabetes: Everything You Need to Know

Formerly known as juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes affects more than 3 million Americans. Only 10 percent of people with diabetes have type 1,...
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What Causes Diabetes? What You Need to Know

A burning question arises as cases of diabetes ramp up: what causes diabetes? It was commonly thought that type 2 diabetes was caused by eating too...
Diabetes-and-Hypertension

Hypertension and Diabetes: Are They Linked?

Did you know that having diabetes makes you more susceptible to hypertension? It's not uncommon for people to suffer from both at the same...
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Vitamin D and Diabetes: New Research

The relationship between vitamin D and diabetes has been studied by researchers for years, but new studies suggest vitamin D therapy could help prevent...
Honey-and-diabetes

Honey and Diabetes: Yes or No?

Is honey bad for diabetics? Diabetics are advised a low-sugar diet. It’s simple science, the less sugar you put in your body, the more...
Chocolate and Diabetes

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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The Effect of a Very Low-Carb Diet on Type 1 Diabetes

Are you curious of the effect of a very low-carb diet on type 1 diabetes? Members of the Facebook group TypeOneGrit recently experimented with...
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The 10 Best Superfoods for Diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s important to watch what you eat. There are several diabetes superfoods that will make you feel better and help...
MDPP-Challenges

New Medicare Venture Faces Challenges at the Start

On April 1, the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program officially rolled out. While the program is promising, it encountered a few problems at the start,...

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