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Carb Counting - Diabetes Self-Management

For what seems like ages, carbohydrate counting has been the standard way to calculate mealtime insulin doses for people with diabetes who take …

Eye care rare among low-income diabetics: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young, low-income diabetics may not know they need annual eye exams, a new study suggests.<p>A patient has an eye exam at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic in Wise, Virginia July 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Makela<p>At a large public hospital where the study was done, few …

How to Read a Food Label

Just because packaging says "all natural" doesn't mean it's good for you.<p>Want to shed pounds for good? You’ve got to watch what you eat. Research has shown that people who read nutrition labels are more likely to lose weight than those who don’t. But deciphering the labels isn’t always easy. Just …

What the First Lady Wants New Nutrition Labels to Look Like

The FLOTUS teamed up with the HHS and the FDA to announce proposed labeling changes<p>This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced proposed changes to Nutrition Facts labels, the …

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4 Best Foods to Control High Blood Sugar

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Diabetes Testing Methods

<b>Diabetes Testing Methods</b><br>Health care providers can conduct a Fasting Plasma Glucose Test (FPG) or an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT). Either test can be used to diagnose pre-diabetes or diabetes. Finding out you have diabetes is scary. But don’t panic. While diabetes is serious, people with diabetes can live long, healthy, happy lives. After a positive test result, Symbius Medical in Phoenix can assist you with all your diabetic supply needs and have them shipped directly to your door. Our …

Stress and Diabetes

When you have diabetes, stress is a double whammy. While the medical community is reluctant to say stress can cause diabetes, they believe it may …

7 Basic 'Facts' That Have Changed Since The Millennium

Reddit user JalapenoJaques graduated high school in 2001. So he started a thread wondering how education has changed in the last 13 years.<p>The seven facts below present relatively new additions to common knowledge or even corrections to continuing misconceptions. Time to update some …

High blood sugar 'raises depression risk' in diabetics

<b>Researchers have suggested that people with diabetes may be more prone to depression because of an interaction in this group between high blood sugar</b> …

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