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Diabetes
Diabetes
In diabetes, your blood sugar levels are too high. Over the long term, this can lead to serious problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, and large blood vessels. Losing excess weight and stopping smoking are just two of the things you can do to protect yourself against the more common form of diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood....
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Type 1 diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough...
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Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar (diabetes) that starts or is first diagnosed during pregnancy.
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Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of diabetes that occurs when the body cannot use sugar (glucose)...
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How much do you know about your eye health? Take this Eye-Q quiz to learn more about diabetes and eye...
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You have just been diagnosed with diabetes. Learn what you can do to manage the disease.
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Type 1 diabetes can cause serious complications, including heart disease, kidney damage and vision loss....
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Your body has a lot to tell you about your blood sugar levels. Learn how it could feel when your blood sugar is too high or too low.
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Getting together with friends and family can feed your soul. But they can also make it harder to feed your body what it needs. Here are some...
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Take the diabetes risk assessment to better understand the potential risk factors involved in devloping diabetes.
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Use this tool to track your diabetes
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It's easy to learn how you can plan the portions that are right for you. Take a look at the dinner plate and compare portion sizes to...
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Meal planning is a very important part of living with diabetes
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How much do you know about diabetes and eye disease?
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Use this chart to help you understand what tests and exams you may need, why they matter, and how often you may need them
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Use this chart to record your health evaluations and test results
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Keeping your kidneys healthy is important. When your blood sugar numbers are near your targets, you are...
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Carb counting is a flexible and helpful way to keep your blood sugar in a healthy range.
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Get the facts about Diabetes and understand the exams and tests you need along with helpful tips for...
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Diabetes is an illness in which blood sugar levels are above normal. The pancreas makes a chemical called insulin. Insulin helps sugar get...
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This guide will provide answers to four commonly asked questions about choosing different sites for testing your blood sugar.
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Tracking your blood sugar is a key part to controlling your diabetes. These tips can help make it...
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Use this tool for estimating your healthy weight range.
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Manage portions to help manage your diabetes. Use things you see every day for comparison to make it easier
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