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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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How Exercise Affects Blood Sugar and Heals Diabetes

Exercise is vital in achieving and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. Included below are just a few of these benefits: Helps your body make ...

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How Lack of Sleep Affects The Body And Those with Diabetes

Sleep plays a critical part in the body’s overall condition. Sleep deprivation (not getting enough sleep) can lead to serious medical problems including: Heart attack Heart failure Cardiovascular disease Irregular heartbeat Stroke High blood pressure Diabetes Some studies have estimated ...

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What Happens If You Don’t Manage Diabetes?

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes and wonder what will happen if you just go about living your life like you always have, not paying attention to what is going on inside your body or, more specifically, your blood stream? ...

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Exercising with the Right Workout Plan

EXERCISING WITH THE RIGHT WORKOUT PLAN IS AN EXCELLENT METHOD OF CONTROLLING TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D) Around 90% of diabetics are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and this is often referred to as a chronic lifestyle disease (The American Council ...

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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Diabetes

Alcohol and tobacco use are among the top causes of preventable deaths in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health. People who use these substances have a high risk for developing serious health conditions including: Heart disease ...

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Health Complications for People with Diabetes: Why Being Proactive is Important

Preventing diabetes from developing in the first place would always be the most desirable option, however with the diagnosis rates of diabetes skyrocketing, prevention is no longer an option. According to the 2012 Diabetes Report Card released for the Centers ...

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