Results for "Diabetes"

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Seniors with Diabetes: Here’s the Best Way to Plan Your Meals
If you have diabetes, as you get older it can be tough to make sure your meals give you the nutrition you need—and the flavors you want—while keeping your...
Feb 08
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Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults with Diabetes
Insulin and medications are an important part of diabetes management. But if you are an older adult with diabetes, particularly if you have mental or physical...
Jan 26
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A1c: Why This Critical Blood Measurement Is So Significant
If you have diabetes or you’re at risk for developing diabetes, your doctor might recommend a hemoglobin A1c test. It’s a blood test that gives you an...
Jan 03
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5 Ways to Kick Your Soda Habit for Good
Whether a Pepsi fan or Diet Coke devotee, some of us really love our soft drinks (and may be a wee bit addicted to them too). Whether in a can or out of...
Nov 05
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Happy Trails and Feet: 6 Tips to Prevent Blisters
Blisters are a real pain, especially when you’re out on a hiking trail. Most hikers have experienced a blister a time or two and may already know just...
Oct 14
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Get “the Skinny” on Fats: The Good, the Bad and the Worst for You
What comes to mind when you hear the word “fat?” Most of us are not a big fan of this three-letter word. There are many negative attitudes, emotions and...
Sep 07
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Cushing’s Syndrome: What You Need to Know
If you’ve never heard of Cushing’s Syndrome, you’re not alone. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases estimates this rare...
Jun 06
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The Basics of Blood Sugar
Chances are you know someone who has to keep a close eye on their blood glucose (BG) levels, because they have diabetes. But do you know why monitoring...
May 20
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Cooking with Oils: What You Need to Know
Whether making salad dressings and marinades or baking and frying, you’re bound to need oil for your recipe. But with more than 20 options available these...
May 18
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Managing Type 2 Diabetes During The Holidays
People with type 2 diabetes are used to monitoring everything they eat and drink. But doing so during the end-of-year holidays can be especially challenging....
Nov 17