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Diabetes Complications

People with diabetes – both Type I and Type II – are at risk for numerous complications that can lead to a shorter and lower quality of life. Because of these risks, it’s critically important for diabetes patients to pay close attention to their health. This means monitoring blood sugar levels, keeping weight down, exercising frequently and scheduling regular visits ...

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Diabetes Medications – Which One Is The Best?

Type II Diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans and is linked to other chronic ailments including obesity, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke and nerve damage. A number of prescription drugs are available to help diabetics manage their symptoms and help reduce their risk of complications from the disease. Pharmaceutical companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars promoting their brand name ...

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40 Delicious, Healthy Foods for Diabetics

People with diabetes – Type I or Type II – have special dietary needs. Maintaining steady blood sugar is key to remaining healthy and fit and foods need to be chosen carefully. We’ve put together a list of 40 foods that are ideal for people with diabetes or even prediabetes. Some are foods that can be eaten by themselves, some ...

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15 Delicious Holiday Foods for Diabetics

The holiday season is upon us and when it comes to the holiday season, warm thoughts waft through the air on the plethora of treats, goodies, and holiday dishes that are cooked or baked. While tasty, much of the holiday season diet is composed of sugars, fats, and many ingredients that can be damaging to health, especially for diabetics. While ...

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12 Key Warning Signs of High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar is a condition by which the body is unable to utilize and store sugar from the blood, leaving glucose circulating freely in the blood system. While it is natural for blood sugar to rise in response to a feeding or drinking something with calories, there is a limit as to how much one can consume before it ...

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12 Body Odors That Reveal Health Secrets

Sometimes an odor can say a lot about the world. If you smell rotten eggs inside your house, you might have a gas leak. When food is bad, you smell a foul odor. Odors can describe many things and when discussing odors and the human body, one must understand that there is more to body odors than B.O. When it ...

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8 Warning Signs of High Blood Sugar

There are many conditions that have very distinct and overt signs and symptoms to let the individual know that something is wrong. While some conditions do not have signs that are not always obvious, high blood sugar is a condition that tends to have very distinct warning signs. If you were presented with an illness like high blood sugar, would ...

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18 Healthy and Delicious Foods

  Eating is an essential element in living and it is also usually a time of the day when we get to sit down and socialize with friends, family, or colleagues. When you’re watching your blood sugar however, your food selection needs to be impeccable. Diabetes, especially type II diabetes, is a lifestyle disease that affects the body’s metabolism and physiology. ...

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12 Ways To Reverse Type II Diabetes

There are numerous diseases out there and each has a genetic element and a lifestyle element that controls part of the condition. Type II diabetes is one disease that falls especially into this category, as there is some evidence to suggest a genetic component and a strong lifestyle factor. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, consider the following sections ...

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12 Ways To Prevent Type II Diabetes

Prevention is an important part in the healthcare system, but the only thing is it is up to the individual to make sure and go about the measures in prevention. While diabetes has not had the attention that other diseases have received, type II diabetes is a condition that can be a gateway to a plethora of other more serious ...

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