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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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Diet and Diabetes

Making healthy food choices can lower your risk of developing diabetes or its complications. Learn about the diet and diabetes connection.

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HELPING ME STAY OFF MEDICATION

I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fas...

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HOW I GOT OFF INSULIN

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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HOW I GOT OFF DIABETES MEDS

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Baby steps to better living

When I decided to really take control of my diabetes, I began with baby steps. Track my food every day! Make 3 trips up and down a flight of stairs every day. Use hand weights to do arm curls 10 min every day. All easy and the results are immediately visible in my trackers. None of these changes...

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Lessen the Blood Sugar SPIKE~~~

I am someone that will experiment with my food to find what is best for my type 2 diabetes. I found a couple tips that have worked well with me.

1st... I cook my potatoes, pasta and rice like normal... but then I let them cool down to cold. For my potato salad I was always in ah that my num...

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you are alive today

Live today like it is your best day you have lived. No matter what news you are told by your Doctor or your boss. Remember you are still among the living today, act like it. I have recently been diagnosed with a very aggressive and rare cancer and will probably not see another Christmas after this...

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Chili Peppers

Chili peppers and hot peppers are often avoided by people, but did you know that hot Chili peppers may kill cancer cells? The capsaicin in them is thought to have cancer reducing properties.

This was published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute...seems chili peppers kill cancer ...

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No Secrets really, just different ways of living

I have been living with Diabetes since 97.and have had ups and downs. At first I was able to stick to a food plan and was taking one pill a day. I lost 30 lbs but I was starving myself. I have endocrine syndrome so many things have shut down so to lose weight I had to go to 1200 cals a day. Plus ...

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Exercise and BS level

I began exercising a year after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I was on Metformin until I lost about 70 lbs in 2009 I was able to stop all meds at that time.. I lost a total of 102 lbs through diet and exercise and my BS levels evened out beautifully. This is Sept. of 2015, and my BS AFTER br...

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