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How to Count Carbs? A Diabetes-Friendly Guide

When you sit down to grab a snack or eat your meal, knowing the number of carbs in the food you eat goes a long way to help you manage your weight …

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New Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Lead to Diabetes; Obesity

New research presented at the annual Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego last weekend looked at the influence of sugar and artificial …

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A Look at Sugar-Free Alternatives for Those with Diabetes

As the rate of diabetes increases so has the awareness that sugar is usually the culprit.  Artificial sweeteners have therefore made it to the …

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Looking at Alcohol Consumption and Diabetes

Did you know April is National Alcohol Awareness Month? The day was established by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. …

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Are You Losing Smart?

People who have lost a lot of weight and kept it off tend to be breakfast eaters, and breakfast eating is associated with lower body mass index …

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Experts Weigh-in on the Paleo Diet and Diabetes

There’s been a buzz in the diet-world about the Paleo diet and many want to know if the diet is good for people with diabetes or not.  New …

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Why Walking May Work in Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes 

If you’re managing type 1 diabetes or have a loved one affected by the condition, you know that glycemic control can be a huge challenge. At times, …

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Sick Day Plan

People with diabetes know that getting sick can potentially mean a lot more for them than for others. That’s why it’s important to think about a …

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Eating at Restaurants with Diabetes

Going out to eat is fraught with challenges for people who need to watch their blood sugar. There’s the giant portion size issue, the unknown …

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Traveling with Diabetes—Travel Letter

Today, security concerns have impeded travel and made it more difficult for the average traveler to get from point A to point B. For a person with …

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