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Diabetes and Cold Feet

We’ve all heard of a bride or groom “getting cold feet” before walking down the aisle, but for people with diabetes, having cold feet takes on …

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What Is Carb Counting?

Carbohydrate counting is a method of meal planning that involves calculating the amount of carbs you eat at each meal and snack. Keeping track of …

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Does Diabetes Cause Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is one of the most commonly diagnosed eye conditions, and people with diabetes are …

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How a Health Diary Can Help Your Diabetes

Ever gain five pounds and really have no idea what could have caused it? You’ve been eating as you normally do and taking your regular walks. …

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Helping Your Overweight Child

Healthy eating and physical activity are habits worth developing, as they are key to your child’s well-being. Eating too much and exercising too …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Cauliflower is a great substitute for white noodles and white rice, because of its color, versatile texture, and because cauliflower is a member of …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Turkey Wrap

You’ve probably heard about the trick of rolling sliced lunch meats and cheese inside a lettuce leaf, and these little roll-ups do make for …

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A Guide to Healthy Low-Carb Eating with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that has reached epidemic proportions. It currently affects over 400 million people worldwide. Although diabetes is a …

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What is Insulin Resistance?

Cells throughout the body, including muscle and fat cells, need the hormone insulin to turn glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. In healthy …

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Meet Your New Pal: the Pedometer

Regular activity, like walking, is one of the best ways to help control your blood sugar levels. Using a pedometer, or step counter—a small, …

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