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What Happens To Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar?

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You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It’s not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where ...

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Is Your Blood Sugar Affecting Your Mood?

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Yes, your blood sugar can affect your mood. These affects can be short-term due to fluctuations in blood sugar itself, or long-term due to the strain of managing diabetes. Blood sugar swings can cause rapid changes in a person’s mood. ...

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Fast Food And Diabetes, An Undeniable Connection

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Fast food is everywhere… literally! It’s widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, these foods are highly processed, and often contain far too many calories, fat, and sodium. These foods also tend to have little to no nutritional value, vitamins, minerals, ...

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The Glycemic Index & Its Effects On Blood Sugar

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The glycemic index (GI) reveals how a food affects your blood sugar. When you consume carbohydrates, the body converts them into glucose (sugar.) The pancreas releases insulin in order to move the sugar from the bloodstream into the cells where it ...

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Fact Or Fiction – Banish These 10 Diabetes Myths!

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There is a lot of information about diabetes out there. Some of it comes from reputable sources like your healthcare team. Some comes from the internet, or from friends or family members (sometimes even from strangers!) For diabetics, it’s crucial to ...

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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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Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes

Has your doctor told you that you are showing signs of being pre-diabetic? Has someone you love been diagnosed with diabetes? Have you been asked to cook a diabetes-friendly meal or to help someone control his or her diabetes? If ...

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