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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
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What’s Peripheral Neuropathy?
You’ve picked up your workout routine and are feeling great. Suddenly, you start noticing your feet are more tired and even numb at times. You buy better...
Nov 06
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You've Been Told You're Pre-Diabetic. Now What?
Being diagnosed as pre-diabetic can be a confusing time. After leaving the doctor’s office, you may even ask yourself questions like “does this mean I...
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