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Diabetes Winter Foot Care 101

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Insulin Pumps, Senior diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
People with Diabetes need to pay attention to their feet, especially in the winter, to prevent infections or worse. Here are some useful foot care tips.   It goes without saying that people often pay little attention to their feet. But, for diabetes patients this oversight could lead to serious complications. Statistics show that 15-20%… Continue Reading

How Breastfeeding Might Cut your Risk for Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Read all about how breastfeeding your child might help you avoid Type 2 diabetes after giving birth.     You’ve probably already heard all about the benefits breastfeeding provides newborns, but did you know the benefits don’t stop with your baby? If you suffered from gestational diabetes during pregnancy, new studies show that breastfeeding can… Continue Reading

New Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Deaths

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A clinical trial shows those with diabetes given the drug Jardiance were 38% less likely to die from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease.   It’s an unfortunate truth, but diabetes is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In fact, people with Type 2 diabetes are five to eight… Continue Reading

New Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Discovered

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Learn all about newly-discovered risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes.   Studies on diabetes continue to produce new information for treatment and prevention. Recent research has uncovered even more risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease that afflicts tens of millions of people in the U.S. alone. In addition to already-known risk… Continue Reading

Is there a Link between Antibiotic Use and Diabetes?

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A new study explores whether antibiotic usage increases the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.     A recent study in Denmark regarding antibiotic use and diabetes has created quite a buzz. Researchers found that in the years prior to their diagnosis, people with Type 2 diabetes took more antibiotics than those without it. This,… Continue Reading

Diabetes in Your Senior Years: Planning for the Future

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As someone with diabetes, there are a lot of plans to consider for your golden years.   Taking care of your health is always a high priority when you have diabetes. As you age, your healthcare concerns should include planning the care you need in your later years. Preparing for your golden years takes some… Continue Reading

Can Type 2 Diabetes be Reversed?

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Read about reversing Type 2 diabetes and find out if it’s possible for you. If you or your loved one has just received a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, you might wonder if the disease is curable. Or you might ask, is it  at least reversible? The short answer is yes, but such a reversal of… Continue Reading

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Planning

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Studies indicate that a vegetarian diet encourages a healthy weight and also improves blood sugar control and insulin response for people with Diabetes  A vegetarian diet offers many health benefits for everyone. It promotes a healthy weight and decreases your risk of cardiovascular diseases. Studies indicate that for those managing diabetes, a vegetarian diet also… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Pre-Diabetes

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prediabetesLearn more about pre-diabetes and lifestyle changes that you can make to improve your overall health and reduce your chance of getting diabetes. When you think of pre-diabetes, just consider it a warning sign of sorts. It isn’t a guarantee you’ll later receive a diabetes diagnosis. In fact, it’s quite the opposite since it provides… Continue Reading

Avoiding Type 2 Diabetes as an Older Adult

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The chance of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis increases with age, but it’s never too late to make lifestyle changes to improve your overall health and beat the odds. The older you get your chance of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes increases. Approximately 25 percent of adults over the age of 60 have Type… Continue Reading

Comfort Food to Make Your Mouth Water and Your Glucose Monitor Happy

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diet and Diabetes, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
These comfort food recipes give people with diabetes options for eating gastronomically pleasing options so they do not have to sacrifice good flavor for health Your diet may have changed since your diabetes diagnosis but your taste buds certainly did not.  Eating healthily doesn’t mean food has to be flavorless.  There are many options for… Continue Reading

Surprising Diabetes Statistics

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Learn surprising diabetes statistics regarding the prevalence and growth of diabetes and what you can do to learn more if you are diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is life changing. When you are first diagnosed, the amount of information you have to learn can sometimes be overwhelming. It may feel like in order to responsibly manage… Continue Reading

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself This Winter

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for getting the flu. Here are some basic prevention techniques and tips on what to do if they do get sick.    With the winter months upon us, it’s critical that people with diabetes (both Type 1 and 2) take extra precaution to avoid getting the flu.  Diabetes… Continue Reading