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  1. How to Handle a Cold and Diabetes Like a Pro

    Cold and Flu season is in high swing and no one likes to be sick. But dealing with a cold and trying to manage your diabetes adds an extra level of worry.

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  2. 6 Quick and Easy Halloween Treats for Diabetics

    When you think of Halloween, you think costumes, pumpkin carving, and candy. But the latter can be a limiting factor for those living with diabetes. Just because you live with diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this holiday in your own way.

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  3. What You Need to Know About Ketone Testing (T1D and T2D)

    What are Ketones? Ketones are chemicals produced in your liver when you don’t have enough insulin in your body to convert glucose into energy. Your liver turns fat into ketones…

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  4. Walk Your Dog Day: Is Your Dog Living With Diabetes?

    Walk Your Dog Day is more than a bonding experience if you have a pet that is living with diabetes.

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  5. You Need to Change These 3 Things to Reverse Your Prediabetes

    Prediabetes has grown to affect over 84 million Americans. But reversing prediabetes is possible with certain lifestyle changes.

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  6. 3 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Diabetics

    These goals are great stepping stones toward creating the best New Year’s Resolutions for diabetics.

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  7. 7 Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes Guaranteed to Please

    No one should be left out of sharing a meal with family due to a health condition. We put together the best diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving recipes.

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  8. Diabetes Complications you Need to Know and how to Avoid Them

    November is National diabetes Awareness Month. This disease affects so many people and comes with many complications. Here are the risks you should know.

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  9. 5 Prediabetes Facts You Need to Know Immediately

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Right now, more than 30 million Americans are living with Diabetes. But have you ever heard of Prediabetes?

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  10. 7 Diabetic Recipes You NEED to Try This 4th of July!

    Independence Day seems like the unofficial summer barbecue kick-off day around the country. But that can include meals that aren’t friendly to people with dietary restrictions like diabetes

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  11. Traveling with Diabetes: Our Essential Guide

    Traveling somewhere new can be fun and exciting, but getting there can be stressful. And if you’re living with diabetes, it adds another layer of stress.

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  12. 5 Irresistible and Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

        Having diabetes can become a complicated task of its own. When shopping for the right foods, why make food preparation harder?   We looked high and low to…

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  13. Diabetes: The Importance of Foot Care

    The Importance of Foot Care when Living with Diabetes   Foot Care   Living with diabetes can come with its own set of challenging complications and daily duties. Did you…

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  14. Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes

    Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes   The details of packing a lunch for your child may not always be something you give much thought about,…

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  15. Survival Guide: Having a Diabetic Child

    Survival Guide: Having a Diabetic Child   What is Diabetes?   There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2, which occur in both adults and children.  …

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  16. Top 5 Diabetic-Friendly Smoothies for this Summer!

    Smoothie Recipes for Diabetics   We all crave something sweet to eat from time to time. Whether it’s ordering dessert at a restaurant after a meal, or reaching in the…

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  17. Diabetes: Choosing the Right Meter and Strips

      If you or a loved one is living with Diabetes, which is the body’s inability to control blood sugar or glucose, it is extremely important that you have the…

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  18. Diabetes: What is Type 1 and Type 2?

      One of the most important things you can do is take care of your health and your body. If you or someone you know has diabetes, it is also…

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