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

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Aloe and Bitter Melon Could Help Treat Diabetes

Aloe and Bitter Melon Could Help Treat Diabetes


What do aloe and bitter melon have in common? Yes, they're both plants, but both have also been identified as having powerful medicinal effects. New studies show both aloe and bitter melon exert positive effects on diabetes and high blood su...

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Lowering A1C Blood Sugar Level

I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes 6 months ago and have been fighting a losing battle with lowering my blood sugar level. Following my nutritionist meal plan just did not work for me. Then I remembered a decade ago, when I read a book by Doctors Michael and Mary Eades called Protein Power and lo...

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Cut your sodium in half at breakfast and make your first meal of the day SUPER healthy with these life hacks!

I love salt! And eat WAY too much, especially as I am Southern. And ESPECIALLY AT Breakfast, But some tricky subs I have discovered have allowed me to cut it more then 50% and still enjoy all my southern morning favorites. And even better, my blood pressure has dropped from 172/116 to 135/85 and is ...

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Exercising With Diabetes

1. Make a list of fun activities. You have lots of options, and you don't have to go to a gym. What sounds good? Think about something you've always wanted to try or something you enjoyed in the past. Sports, dancing, yoga, walking, and swimming are a few ideas. Anything that raises your heart rate ...

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Diabetes now runs in our family..

My sister called to tell me that now the Doctors have said.. Diabetes runs in our family.. At this moment they say that both brothers and my sister can live with a change in their diets and they don't have to take insulin.. I started to read up on it so I will be aware of what could come my way.. p...

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Living Healthy with Type II

In early January of 2011, I was diagnosed with Type !! Diabetes, and I was devastated! I have seen the results of ignoring this disease, and know that horrible things could happen if I do not make some serious changes. This is a life or death fight. If I don't make changes for the better, the dis...

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Living with diabetes

I have learned (the hard way) that allowing yourself to get too hungry causes you to eat EVERYTHING in the fridge. Taking small snacks in between meals not only helps regulate your blood sugar, but it keeps your hunger in check. I eat a small snack between meals even if I'm not hungry. Make sure you...

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Lose Pounds to Lower Your Risk

If you’re overweight, you’ve probably thought about shedding some pounds. If you have diabetes or are at risk for getting it, you should stop thinking and start doing -- now. Why? Because excess weight puts a strain on your body in all sorts of ways.

If I suddenly take a bunch of gravel and t...

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Diabetes for the Everyday Knowledge

Living with Diabetes



Living with diabetes is said to be a lifestyle. In reality, to successfully live with diabetes on a daily basis that extends to a lifetime, certain coping mechanisms are also required. Drugs may be needed to help with the body’s disposal of blood glucose - either ...

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STILL MED FREE

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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