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Did You Know Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin?

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High blood sugar affects every body process from the pancreas, to the brain, even the skin! Caring for your skin is an integral part of managing diabetes. Establish yourself with a Dermatologist (skin doctor.) It is recommended to have a ...

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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

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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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How Keeping A Food Journal Can Improve Your Health

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Keeping a food journal is a great way to hold yourself accountable, as well as provide yourself with a source of encouragement. You are more likely to make positive food choices if you have to write it down and review it ...

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Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?

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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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The Saltiest Foods In The U.S. May Surprise You

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Salt can be found everywhere in the average American’s diet. Most individuals consume way too much salt on a daily basis, so we’re taking a look at how to identify and avoid it. Knowing which foods contain the most sodium ...

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Could Your Morning Cup Of Coffee Help Heal Diabetes?

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Most people already think coffee is amazing, but we’re about to give you a whole new reason to love it… coffee can positively impact blood sugar and diabetes! Most coffee beans can be divided into two types: Arabica and Robusta. ...

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Lower Your Blood Sugar By Managing Stress

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When trying to determine the factors that increase risk of Type II diabetes, researchers have studied everything from genetics to nutrition; from level of physical activity to family history of diabetes. Science has found that while genetic factors may play ...

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Heal Insulin Resistance With These Tips!

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Insulin is produced by the pancreas. It’s job is to transport glucose (sugar) to your muscles, organs, and cells to give them the energy they need in order to function. It also serves to help eliminate excess glucose in the ...

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Eat Your Way To Happiness With These 10 Foods

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Did you know that the foods you eat affect how you feel? That’s right – your food choices can not only make you healthier, they can also make you happier! Put some bliss in your belly with these 10 deliciously ...

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