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    It Is Not The End Of The World: How To Cope With Having Diabetes

    After eating, food is broken down into what is known as glucose, a sugar carried by the blood to cells throughout the body.  Using a hormone known as insulin, made in the pancreas, cells process glucose into energy.    Because cells in the muscles, liver, and fat do not use insulin properly in the body […]

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    Planning A Road Trip? These 5 Diabetes Travel Tips Will Likely Come In Handy

    Planning ahead when you travel reduces stress.  This is particularly important for a diabetic.  These 5 diabetes travel tips are simple to implement and crucial to your diabetic management.  They are particularly important if you are traveling abroad.   1)  Have a pre-travel check-up.  Make sure your A1C blood sugar levels; your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels are OK.  […]

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    7 Steps To Help You Prevent Diabetes

    Diabetes is more prevalent than ever, and 95% of cases diagnosed are type 2 diabetes. Although for some the development of diabetes is inevitable, perhaps due to hereditary and other factors, for the clear majority it can be prevented by taking these seven simple steps… Before diabetes type 2 becomes fully developed you go through a stage known as pre-diabetes.  This […]

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    What’s Good For Your Diabetes Diet

    A type 2 diabetes diet is getting more and more important as the disease becomes increasingly common in Western society. A sound diabetes diet is needed because of increasingly bad culinary habits and lack of exercise in many people’s lives today. By eating wisely and exercising regularly, type 2 diabetes is a disease that is […]

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    6 Diabetes Symptoms You Should Probably Recognize

    Most People Exhibit few or no noticeable symptoms of diabetes and tend to be shocked when high sugar is detected in routine blood or urine tests. In most people who develop diabetes, two typical symptoms are present-frequent need to urinate and increased thirst.   Frequent Urination   A patient of diabetes passes large quantities of […]

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    Tanning & Diabetes – Protect Yourself:

    Diabetes and Tanning If you are undergoing treatment for lupus or diabetes or are susceptible to cold sores, be aware that these conditions can be aggravated through exposure to ultraviolet radiation from tanning devices, sunlamps, or natural sunlight. In addition, your skin may be more sensitive to artificial light or sunlight if you use certain […]