Living with Diabetes

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    Don’t Eat This After 3pm

    What are the best office snacks? Lunch was three (or four, or five) hours ago, so now you’re hungry again. You grab a handful of…

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    4 Things That Make Diabetes Worse

    Diabetes can be a scary, intimidating diagnosis to get. But it can be a manageable disease if you follow a healthy lifestyle and listen to…

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    If You’re Diabetic, You Should Never…

    Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes: • 4.9 million (an increase from 3.7 million in 2007), or 18.7% of…

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    How Should You Store Your Insulin?

    Many diabetics wonder whether or not they should refrigerate their insulin. Perhaps the confusion stems from the fact that insulin may come refrigerated from the pharmacy.…

    Sherri Shepherd’s Tough Love Diabetes Tips

    The View’s Sherri Shepherd is one tough cookie. She’s been through it all: weight loss, infertility, abortion, but she’s not only lived through it, but…

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    What Is The Plate Method?

    A doctor-approved meal plan will provide you with a great variety of food choices, and will control the distribution of calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat…

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    Do This One Move…Lower Your Diabetes Risk

    Among people at high risk for diabetes who get very little exercise, those who manage to walk more throughout the day are less likely to…

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    Old-School Food Remedies That Doctors Love

    Today, we rely a lot on modern medicine and drugs. But, many times, our grandparents relied on cures that could be found in the  kitchen.…

    Have You Heard? Diabetes Can Cause Hearing Loss

    Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5…

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    Diabetes: Your 10-Step Daily To-Do List

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Diabetes success is measured by how well you can control your blood sugar. There are 3.2 million Blacks living with diabetes, and one…

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    Study: Sleeping Less Raises Diabetes Risk

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Sleep is the best medicine for a long, hard day at work, school, or everyday errands and activities, but many people aren’t getting…