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Taking Metformin? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

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July 28, 2016

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Taking Metformin? Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Metformin is often the first drug prescribed to people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Taken orally, metformin helps to control your blood sugar levels. Metformin is often used in combination with other drugs to treat diabetes. Without the proper long-term management of diabetes, it can cause serious… Read More
 

Did You Know Dogs can Smell Diabetes?

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July 15, 2016

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Did You Know Dogs can Smell Diabetes?
It is well known that dogs have a great sense of smell. They can use their highly tuned noses to provide a number of great services to humans. From drug sniffing to locating lost people in avalanches, these helpful canines have truly amazing powers. However, did you know dogs can… Read More
 

Combat Diabetes With a Healthy Home Cooked Meal

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November 8, 2015

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Combat Diabetes With a Healthy Home Cooked Meal
As a nation, we consume nearly our entire weight in sugar each year. Kind of crazy when you think about it right? That’s because a surprising variety of food items contain sugar nowadays. This is an important subject to discuss during National Diabetes Month. While sugar doesn’t directly cause diabetes, … Read More
 

Type 2 Diabetes: What Kind of Diet Works Best?

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August 11, 2015

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Type 2 Diabetes: What Kind of Diet Works Best?
Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? If so, one of the most important aspects of managing this disease will be your diet. Before we delve deeper, take note that your diabetic diet should be built on the basic foundations of healthy eating. You’ll want to keep that in… Read More
 

Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]

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March 16, 2015

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Type 2 Diabetes – By the Numbers [Infographic]
Type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic here in the United States and in many other places around the world. It’s something that we have talked about before, but we must take this opportunity to reiterate that most cases of type 2 diabetes could have been prevented. Fortunately, there are… Read More
 

The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think

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August 11, 2014

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The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think
For someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes, diet is going to be a primary concern moving forward. Some go as far as to remove all sugar from their diet. In fact, some people living with type 2 diabetes have been able to manage their condition without the need for… Read More
 

Could Gestational Diabetes Be More Common than We Realized?

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June 27, 2014

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new report that shows the current prevalence of gestational diabetes could be as high as 9.2% in the U.S. Hopefully more women have been picking up yogurt when they go to the grocery store. According to Carla DeSisto, the… Read More
 

Playing Soccer Improves Heart Function for those with Type 2 Diabetes

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June 7, 2013

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Playing Soccer Improves Heart Function for those with Type 2 Diabetes
  According to a new diabetes clinical study, playing soccer could help improve heart function for people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. A team of researchers from the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health at the University of Copenhagen are quite impressed by the many benefits… Read More
 

What’s the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Women who had Gestational Diabetes?

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March 12, 2013

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What’s the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Women who had Gestational Diabetes?
According to a new diabetes clinical trial, women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes over the course of their pregnancy will have a much higher chance of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) at some point later in their lives. The results of this study have been published in the… Read More
 

UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch

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February 28, 2013

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UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch
  Medical researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are interested in seeing if non-digestible starch could be used to reduce the risk of diabetes in women. Participants will be adding more non-digestible starch (known as a resistant starch) to their diets in the form of a tasty… Read More
 
 
 

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