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  • Learn how to manage Type 2 diabetes
    Learn how to manage Type 2 diabetes
    Learn how to manage and live with Type 2 diabetes.People who are living with Type 2 diabetes should: check and monitor glucose levels daily, eat low calorie foods, limit the number of carbohydrates consumed, keep track of daily caloric intake,...
  • Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores
    Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores
    Diabetes is often a costly chronic disease to manage. Medications and special dietary restrictions can cost a lot of money. Therefore, I really enjoy finding healthy bargains to share with colleagues as well as my community. I was recently given...
  • Preventing Type 1 diabetes with a pill
    Preventing Type 1 diabetes with a pill
    With diabetes (both Type 1 and Type 2) on the rise throughout the world, scientists are looking for new ways to not only control the disease, but to, perhaps, prevent it from taking hold in the first place. This is especially true for juvenile...
  • Energy drinks and sugary sodas linked lifetime diseases and over 184,000 deaths
    Energy drinks & sugary sodas linked to lifetime diseases & over 184,000 deaths
    Energy and sports drinks, sugary sodas, fruit drinks, sweetened iced tea as well as frescas or homemade sugary beverages are poor choices for quenching thirsts, hydration and health in general. Individuals that drink these types of beverages daily...
  • New insulin patch provides a painless way to control blood glucose levels
    Smart insulin patch could provide painless blood glucose control for diabetics
    Biomedical engineers and diabetes doctors from the University of the North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine and North Carolina State have developed an insulin patch that is capable of detecting increases in blood sugar levels and secreting...
  • perepheral neuropathy
    The causes for tingling of the hands and feet
    Most of us have experienced a tingling sensation in our hands or feet at one time or another. Sometimes the causes is very simple and non threatening. For example if you sleep on your arm you can expect a tingling feeling that will soon go away....
  • Exercise can help diabetics control blood glucose levels and reduce body fat
    Exercise can reduce body fat and improve blood glucose levels in diabetics
    People with diabetes who exercise can control their blood glucose levels, and reduce their body fat, and waist size, say cardiologists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The research was announced on June 17, 2015, and was...
  • Diabetes
    The cost of insulin on the rise.
    Prevalence: In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes.Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes.Undiagnosed: Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed, and 8.1 million were...
  • Statins may impair memory
    Statins may impair memory
    Statins are effective at lowering cholesterol levels, but like all medicines, they are associated with side-effects. Information is accumulating that one of those side-effects is memory impairment. A new study has added further evidence of this...
  • Diabetes vaccine: FDA approves mid-stage trial in cases of advanced diabetes
    Diabetes vaccine: FDA approves mid-stage trial in cases of advanced diabetes
    According to Fox News on Monday, a diabetes vaccine has been approved by the FDA for a mid-stage trial. The vaccine that is used to prevent tuberculosis may also be what diabetes researchers are hoping for in order to reverse type 1 diabetes. The...
  • Feet Health Risk
    Flip Flops -health risk to your feet
    Now that the warm weather is here to stay for a while, we are wearing less clothing. Shorter shorts, lighter dresses and flip flops with everything. As comfortable as they are flip flops are bad for your feet. A recent article in Cosmopolitan...
  • Checking blood sugar levels
    A fast heart rate is associated with increased risk for diabetes
    Diabetes is a serious health problem which should be treated aggressively in order to lessen the chances of serious complications. Penn State News reported on May 22, 2015, researchers have observed that a faster heart rate is linked to an...
  • Lower your blood sugar ahead of time to prevent the use of medications
    Lower your blood sugar ahead of time to prevent the use of medications
    Anyone can make a difference in your blood glucose levels by controlling the choices you make. Balance, physical activity and monitoring are ways to begin the process. When your blood glucose levels are level or normal it will help you feel better...
  • Ruby's Diner dog party on Wednesday, 27 May 2015
    Dog social and fundraiser Wednesday at Ruby's Diner in Irvine
    Do you love hamburgers and really thick, old-fashioned milk shakes? Do you love dogs? Then head on over to Ruby's Diner on Wednesday. If you use the flyer on Wednesday--even at lunchtime, 20 percent of the non-alcoholic sales will go to...
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    One Touch Diabetes: BC III: Diabetes Testing
    IntroductionModern life is plagued by symptomatic disorders, diabetes, is chief among them. For many centuries, it wasn’t even recognised as a disease. It was called the sugar sickness, and was treated in ways that ranged from the...
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