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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 Thyroiditis
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
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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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Do I Have Low Testosterone?
Advertisements for “low testosterone” or “Low T” supplements have taken over our televisions lately, with companies selling products they promise will...
Apr 13
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Do I Have a Thyroid Condition? What Should I Do?
Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the front of your neck in between your larynx and trachea. It is a critical part of your anatomy....
Jan 05
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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