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    1. Smart Testing Can Help You Control Your Diabetes

      Testing your blood sugar is a basic part of life for most people with diabetes. The numbers tell you and your health care team if your condition is under control. Still, for such a simple concept, it raises many questions. How often should you test? What time of the day should you do it? You and you

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    2. Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetes

      Pain. Tingling. Numbness. If you have a type of nerve damage from diabetes called diabetic peripheral neuropathy, chances are you've experienced these symptoms, especially in your hands and feet. The discomfort can affect your mood, sleep, and overall quality of life. Prescription medications can he

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    3. People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans with type 2 diabetes may be getting unnecessary blood sugar tests -- and, in some cases, needless changes in medication, a new study suggests. Researchers found that in a large group of U.S. adults with well-co

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    4. Blood Thinner + Certain Diabetes Drugs = Bad Combo

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the blood thinner warfarin at the same time as certain diabetes drugs increases the risk of hospitalization, a new study warns. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 466,000 Medicare patients. They found that those

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    5. Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin appears to trigger favorable changes in intestinal bacteria, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the intestinal bacteria populations in 784 people with and without type 2 diabetes who lived i

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    6. Another Downside to Diabetes: Tooth Loss

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The physical toll associated with type 2 diabetes includes tooth loss, a new study finds. The risk of vision problems and amputations for people with diabetes is well-known. Now, research shows diabetics lose twice as m

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    7. Find the Right Shoes for Diabetes

      When he was diagnosed with diabetes in 1990 at age 23, Patrick Marshall was not all that surprised. His father had diabetes; so did his grandfather. He knew that exercise was key to keeping his blood glucose in check. So he started a walking routine that, along with a healthy diet, helped him to get

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    8. 6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes

      Last year during a physical, Lauren Crim of Richwood, TX, got a diagnosis she wasn’t expecting: type 2 diabetes. She had no symptoms, so the news threw her for a loop. “I was devastated,” she says. “My grandmother had diabetes, and I saw her go through major health struggles because of it.” After se

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    9. Weight and Diabetes: Lose Pounds to Lower Your Risk

      If you’re overweight, you’ve probably thought about shedding some pounds. If you have diabetes or are at risk for getting it, you should stop thinking and start doing -- now. Why? Because excess weight puts a strain on your body in all sorts of ways. “If I suddenly take a bunch of gravel and throw i

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    10. U.S. Diabetes Cases Down; First Time in Decades

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a sign that Americans may finally be turning the corner in the fight against diabetes -- and possibly obesity -- federal health statistics released Tuesday show that the number of new cases of diabetes has dropped for t

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