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  1. Your Child Has Type 1 Diabetes, Now What?

    If your child has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. You've just entered this new world of blood sugar checks, hemoglobin A1c levels, insulin shots, and finger pokes. "It will take a lot of education to learn how to manage the disease, bu

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  2. A Going-Out Guide for People With Type 2 Diabetes

    Whether you're on a dinner date or spending a night out with friends, type 2 diabetes doesn't need to intrude like an unwanted guest. You can eat, drink, and dance the night away, as long as you stay within healthy limits. "It's so important to enjoy life and not let diabetes drag you down," says Ja

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  3. Protect Your Eyesight When You Have Diabetes

    Diabetes can harm one of your most prized assets: your eyesight. But you can take action and lower your odds of getting vision problems, says Elizabeth Seaquist, MD, an endocrinologist at the University of Minnesota. What's the key to preserving your eye health? It's keeping your blood sugar and blo

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  4. Test Your Blood Sugar to Help Tame Your Diabetes

    If you've recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you'll need to learn all about testing your blood sugar. Self-testing is important, because it's "the only way to know for sure whether diabetes is under control," says Pilar Murphy, PharmD, an assistant professor at Samford University's McWhor

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  5. Fast Facts: Live Well With Diabetes

    You know diet is a key part of diabetes care, but what kind of diet? A recent study found that a low-carb, low-calorie diet of about 1,400 calories per day helped control blood sugar better than a low-fat diet with the same number of calories. The low-carb diet, which contained less than 50 grams of

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  6. The Right Way to Lose Weight

    One of the best ways to manage diabetes is to lose extra weight. Dial back just a few digits on your bathroom scale, and you'll get your blood sugar levels more in check and feel better overall. Weight loss doesn't have to be dramatic for you to earn big results. "What we found in our research was t

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  7. Are Short Workouts Better for Your Blood Sugar?

    Sometimes nibbling is better than gorging. Likewise, experts say divvying up your workouts into exercise "snacks" can be a wise idea. A new study suggests that several shorter bouts of exercise, done before meals, can be good for blood sugar control. The results, published in Diabetologia, are from

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  8. Advances in Diabetes Treatment

    Diabetes treatment is getting better every day. Scientists may be just a few years away from making an artificial pancreas that can safely detect and adjust blood sugar (glucose) levels. In the meantime, new medications and insulin devices can make living with diabetes easier and safer now. "We're g

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  9. How to Count Carbs

    When you have diabetes, it’s important to balance your carbs with your medication. Have too many carbs and not enough medication and your blood sugar can soar. Too few carbs and too much medication and it can crash. Neither is good. Counting the carbs you eat at each meal or snack can help you balan

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  10. Diabetes and Your Brain

    Your brain is a finely tuned organ. But it’s sensitive to the amount of sugar, or glucose, it receives as fuel. Whether you have type 1 or type 2, both the high blood glucose of uncontrolled diabetes and the low blood glucose that sometimes comes with diabetes treatment can affect your brain. Some o

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