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Research Finds Connection Between Diabetes & Eating Disorders

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Over 29 million people in the U.S. have now been diagnosed with diabetes. 10 million men and 20 million women across the country are struggling with an eating disorder. Research is now revealing a connection between the two. They key ...

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Type II Diabetes- A Growing Crisis For Children & Teens

Young boy drinking soda from the bottle

Over 200,000 individuals under the age of 20 in the U.S. are diabetic. The majority of them have type 1 diabetes, often referred to as juvenile diabetes. However, as obesity rates in children continue to rise, type 2 diabetes is ...

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Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?

selection of simple and complex carbs

Diabetics know to avoid sugar; but are also told to “watch their carbs.” What does this mean? What is the difference between carbs and sugars? Are there certain carbs and sugars that are better for you than others? Let’s investigate ...

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Headache Pain? Fight Back With These Tips

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In the past three months, nearly 50 million Americans have experienced a severe headache. Some headaches are chronic, while others are triggered by stress or other tensions. Sensitivity to light and sound, dizziness, nausea, all of these symptoms can accompany ...

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Can Your Smartphone Be The Key To Better Blood Sugar?

Using an app to manage diabetes

A Cardiff University study found that by utilizing apps on their smartphones, individuals with type 2 diabetes can more effectively self-manage their condition. This comprehensive study concluded that individuals who used an app to track their blood sugar reported lower ...

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Make The Most of November- It’s National Diabetes Month!

November is National Diabetes Month

1 in 11 Americans now have diabetes. This disease now affects nearly 30 million men, women, and children of all ages, races, and body types. According to research from the University of Illinois, one person is diagnosed with diabetes in ...

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10 Diabetes Myths

If you or someone close to you has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you might find yourself overwhelmed with the amount of information and even misinformation written about the disease.  In this information age, it’s easy to become confused.  Depending ...

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What Do I Do Now?

“The most important thing in the Olympic games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.”              ~ Pierre de Coubertin, founder of modern Olympic games   So, you were just diagnosed ...

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The Dangers of Aspartame

Do you struggle with the question, “Diet or regular?” when ordering soda at a restaurant?  Regular soda doesn’t seem like the right choice. It’s loaded with sugar, 8 teaspoons on average, and comes with its own set of health concerns. ...

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The Best Sugar Substitutes for People with Diabetes

Has sugar gone from being a frequent guest at your house to one that rarely seems to cross the threshold? Perhaps sugar has been relegated to the “foods to avoid” list in your home. If sugar is something you have ...

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