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Crush Sugar Cravings With These Key Tips

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Science is continually revealing more and more reasons to stay away from sugar, especially for individuals with diabetes. Increased risks of diabetes complications, heart disease, and cancer have been connected to the consumption of sugar. Everyone knows that in order ...

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These Fermented Foods Improve Health and Blood Sugar

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Fermented foods – they are becoming more common in the U.S. as recipe ingredients, and as health foods. What does it mean to ferment a food? The process of fermentation occurs when sugars are converted into alcohol or organic acids ...

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Plan Your Meals to Benefit Your Waistline and Your Wallet

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According to WebMD, who was quoting Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” In that particular instance, the article is discussing strategies for more healthful eating habits. However, planning your meals doesn’t just help you get fit, ...

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Eating Healthy is Expensive – Or is it?

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“Eating healthy is too expensive.” Sound familiar? It is true that higher quality often comes along with a higher price tag, but there are ways to enjoy healthy, delicious foods while keeping on budget. Start by planning your meals. It ...

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This New Device Could Mean Less Finger Pricks!

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Checking your blood sugar is a pain – literally. Throughout the day, diabetics have to prick their fingers to monitor their sugar levels. At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 ...

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How To Save Yourself The Stress And Enjoy The Holidays

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Everyone loves the crisp air, joyous music, and family times for the holidays. What no one loves is the stress! We all know it’s coming. Aunt Bethany is flying in from Denver, you have no idea what you’re making for ...

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Infographic: Diabetes In The United States

A Snapshot of Diabetes

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5 Ways to Manage Your Diabetes This Holiday Season

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The holidays are coming and ‘tis the season for family, friends, and food! If you or a loved one have diabetes, give these 5 tips a try and enjoy this holiday season to the fullest! Make a Plan and Stick ...

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What Could Keto Do For You?

Whether you have diabetes or not, you’ve likely heard someone mention the Ketogenic or “Keto” diet. You’ve heard about it on television, or remember seeing it in a headline on your newsfeed. In this article, we will discuss the potential ...

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Eating Out With Diabetes

Eating is one of the greater pleasures in life, and eating out is considered a vital part of socializing. However, eating out in restaurants can be very stressful and challenging if you have diabetes as it can be hard for you ...

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