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

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You can still enjoy the tasty things of life

I was diagnosed with diabetes in December 2015 but did not accept it and come to terms with it until March 2016, which is when I started taking my medication and checking my levels consistently. I was more devastated at the fact that I had to prick my finger everyday, twice a day. And no one told me...

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Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes and that number is growing. Unfortunately, the myths surrounding diabetes are as widespread as the disorder itself. Here we debunk the most common diabetes myths.

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Medication is less

For 3 years I have been on the same amount of Metformin as the day I was told I was a type 2 diabetes . After losing 116 pounds, I finally got my meds cut in half! I didn't start Sparks until I had lost 39 pounds and I didn't really use it except to get recipes. Now I'm down 116 pounds and my docto...

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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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Good Fats

Sunflower Seeeds...2 Ounces a day will help whittle your wasitline up to 6 inches in six months. That switch on genes that help burn fat for fuel.

Eat Avocado's it wll prevent cravings, is a great source of Monosaturated fat which make you feel full longer.

Eat pork 3ounces of lean po...

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Cucumber & How To Reduce Gas

Cucumber juice is a diuretic, helps in the dissolution of kidney stones.It can help counter uric acids that are causing inflammation in joints,also very soothing for the treatment of gastric & duodenal ulcers. Cuc's are over 90% water, and the skin contains vitamin A, it help prevent dehydration. Th...

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