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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. High Blood Pressure is the 1 Reason You Need to Reduce Stress

    High blood pressure is caused by weight, diet, lack of exercise, and stress. If the easiest thing you can change is your stress levels, then we recommend it heartily!

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  5. American Heart Month: Is Heart Disease Prevention as Easy as Walking?

    Heart Disease prevention is a hot topic. Many think it’s as simple as walking around the block. But new evidence says your walking speed is more important.

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  6. National Tea Month: 5 Teas to Combat Cold Weather

    January is National Tea Month, and for good reason. The freezing cold weather can be made a little less brutal with a nice, hot cup of tea.

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  7. 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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  8. Top 5 Easy Home Remedies to Conquer the Flu

    If you’re starting to notice everyone sniffling and sneezing around you, there are some great home remedies for the cold and flu that you need.

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  9. 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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  10. 3 Men’s Health Issues in the Spotlight for Movember

    Nearly half of American men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Men are also four times as likely to commit suicide. These are the issues plaguing men in America, and these are the issues Movember supports.

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  11. 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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  12. 3 Super Simple Steps to Prevent Breast Cancer

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Last week we covered the biggest myths about breast cancer. This week ,our focus is on breast cancer prevention.   Everyone can get breast…

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  13. 5 Breast Cancer Myths you Need to Know the Truth About

    Can you name 8 women in your life? 1 of those women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. With so many myths about it, how do you know the truth?

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  14. 10 Easy Ways to Give Yourself Self-Care Right Now!

    Mental Health Day 2018 is October 10th. Half of all mental illnesses start by age 14. Focusing on self-care daily is best to prevent mental illness.

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  15. Eat These Foods to Fight High Blood Pressure (Yes, Eat More!)

    To fight high blood pressure, it shouldn’t be about taking foods away, right? Right! There are plenty of delicious foods you should be eating more of!

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  16. World Heart Day: Beating Heart Disease One Step at a Time

    Heart Disease causes 31% of deaths worldwide. With World Heart Day around the corner, we’re showing you how you can beat heart disease one step at a time.

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  17. 7 Simple Do’s and Don’ts for a Healthy Heart Boost

    The human heart is the single most important organ in our bodies. But most of us aren’t taking care of our hearts like we should.

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  18. 8 Natural Ways to Maintain a Healthy Blood Pressure

    Undiagnosed hypertension is extremely dangerous. Without a management plan, the risks of stroke, heart attack, aneurysms, coronary heart disease, and other conditions can be deadly.

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