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Metformin: Important Things Every Diabetic Should Know
This year marks 65 years since the first clinical use of metformin to treat diabetes — one of the OG (original) diabetes drugs.  Today, it’s a first-line...
Sep 23
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Your Doctor Says You Have Prediabetes. Here’s What to Know Now
If your doctor diagnoses you with prediabetes, you may have a range of thoughts swirling through your mind. Is getting diabetes just a matter of time now?...
Jul 13 1
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5 Things You Should Know About Peripheral Neuropathy
At one time or another, you’ve probably had numbness and tingling in your hands and feet after sleeping with your arm folded under your head or sitting...
Jun 23
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Insulin Resistance: Do I Have It? (And How Is It Different Than Diabetes?)
If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s change. Indeed, things don’t stay the same forever, including our bodies. A common result of our bodies changing...
Mar 22
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How a Continuous Glucose Monitor Can Help Control Your Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you know how important it is to keep a close eye on your blood glucose levels. A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) could help you...
Mar 28
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Is Your Blood Sugar Stable? Why 'Glycemic Variability' Matters
Eat a bagel? Your blood sugar level goes up, then down. Go for a walk? Your blood sugar level drops. Fight with your son about homework (again)? You guessed...
Mar 13
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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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6 Tips to Ensure a Healthy Pregnancy When You Have an Autoimmune Disorder
Having or not having children is a big decision. And if you are a woman who has an autoimmune disorder (AD), this decision can seem even more complex. Will...
Oct 09
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A Healthy Pregnancy with Hashimoto Disease
Our thyroid gland is a pretty remarkable organ in our bodies. That little butterfly-shaped organ is responsible for regulating our heart, metabolism, weight,...
Sep 29
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Could This Be Graves’ Disease?
Heart palpitations? Anxious? Shaky hands? For introverts, this may just sound like that feeling you get when you’re sitting in front of a cake and everyone...
Aug 06