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

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Insulin: What You Need to Know

Insulin: What You Need to Know

Experts believe even more people with type 2 should take insulin to control blood glucose - the earlier, the better.

If you live long enough with type 2 diabetes, odds are good you'll eventually need insulin," says William Polonsky, Ph.D., CDE, assistant ...

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Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

With diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States ó if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 ó, health experts have been surveying various dietary options to prevent type...

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Stop the Progress of Prediabetes

Stop the Progress of Prediabetes

Nearly 24 million American adults are living with diabetes, according to figures released last month by the International Diabetes Federation. But what may be even more alarming is that there are also about 79 million Americans with a condition known as predia...

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GOT OFF MY MEDS DOING THIS

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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Skipping Early Morning Breakfast

I start work very early in the day and can not bring myself to eat breakfast before work. By the time my first break rolls around I am starved and not feeling well at all. This is both bad for my sugar levels AND makes me so hungry by break time that I tend to make very bad food choices. It seems to...

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Not really a secret...more of a helpful hint!

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, my family doctor told me to eat 1200 calories a day and to exercise. That was it. He gave me no guidance, no suggestions, no helpful hints. I was basically on my own,

I ate at or just slightly under the calorie count, lost weight, exercised every d...

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Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Chinese researchers conducted what's known as a metagenome-wide association study on microbes found in the gut to determine how they might be different in people with type 2 diabetes. They identified more than 60,000 markers, or indicat...

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How Does Diabetes Affect Your Body?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Body?
In this article
Heart and Blood Vessels
Eyes
Kidney Disease
Nerves
Teeth
Take Charge of Your Condition
It can take work to get your diabetes under control, but the results are worth it.

If you don't make the effort to get a handle on...

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7 Tips for Managing Diabetes Medications

7 Tips for Managing Diabetes Medications

When youíre juggling multiple medications morning, noon, and night to control diabetes, itís easy to mistakenly let a few doses to fall through the cracks. Diabetes medications help to keep blood sugars within a safe range, but managing the disease and...

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Alzheimer's Tied to Insulin Resistance



Insulin resistance may be a worthwhile treatment target to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease, several studies reported here suggested.

Patients with Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment receiving 40 IU/day of intranasal insulin detemir in a randomized trial showed impro...

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