Read all about how breastfeeding your child might help you avoid Type 2 diabetes after giving birth.

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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 actually

Here are some suggestions for people suffering with diabetes to eat and live heathier in the coming year.

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Eating healthy and exercising are common resolutions for many in the New Year, not just for those with diabetes. Although most of us start out with good intentions of living a healthier lifestyle, it’s easy to get

Scientists are working in many areas to prevent and cure diabetes. Here’s an update on three key areas of research.

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Now is one of the most exciting times in diabetes research. Scientists are working in many areas, and three key types of research – viruses, gut microbiome and inflammation – are getting a lot of

Having diabetes means watching for blood sugar swings. Find more information on what causes these swings and how to control them.

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If you’re living with diabetes, you are more than likely worried about swings in your blood sugar levels. Here is a list of common reasons for these swings. Keep in mind that some contributors

Learn 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

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

Learn why physical activity is especially important for older adults with diabetes and how to get started caring for your body today.

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We all know maintaining a high level of physical activity is important for everyone, regardless of their age or whether they have diabetes. But sometimes, those with the disease underestimate the positive effects

It’s never too late to make simple lifestyle changes to lower your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Use these tips to help you start. 

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 Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. However, if you make simple lifestyle changes, it can significantly lower your risk of a diagnosis. The best news is

This report reveals trends in diabetes diagnosis and management through activity, medication, and diabetes supplies such as insulin pumps.

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2014. Drawing on figures produced by the 2009-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2010-2012 National Health Interview Survey, and