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Understanding Diabetes

Hearing that you have diabetes is likely frightening. You might not know where to start this new life, and you might not know what you need to do or where to go. You might even be afraid to eat. Take a deep breath. If you just have a little patience, this article can help you to understand a little more about your disease and what you must do to deal well with it. 1. Talk to your […]

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Work to Prevent Diabetes

Although diabetes is a very common disease, it is actually preventable in most people. Even if you’re genetically predisposed diabetes, living a healthy lifestyle should help you to avoid contracting it. Generally, as long as you haven’t contracted childhood diabetes, you should be able to avoid adult onset diabetes, but it does take some hard work. With a fast food restaurant on every corner and a new box of cheap treats on the grocery store shelves every […]

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Tips For Revamping Recipes for Diabetics

Everyone has their favorite dishes, ones that mom or grandma used to make or new ones that you have discovered on your own. Once you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel that you can never enjoy these dishes again (or not without harming your health). But there are ways that you can change old family favorites keeping the flavor but reducing or eliminating the amount of sugar or carbohydrates they contain. For most substitutions that […]

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There is Life With Diabetes

Because diabetes requires so many efforts from you every day, checking blood sugar and taking medications as needed, dealing with it can take over your life. But part of finding a path to overcome the disease is to not let it be the center of your life. As a diabetic, you may tend to turn your attention inward upon yourself, losing interest in the activities you used to enjoy. But you do not want to just be […]

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Tips To Help Prevent Diabetes

If you believe you are at risk for diabetes, you need to take action and do everything you can to reduce your chances of developing this condition. Go over this article for some useful tips on diabetes prevention. Being more active will help you keep your blood sugar down. You should ideally work out two or three times a week and be active during your daily routine, for instance by walking as much as possible. If you […]

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Protein’s Affect-On-Blood-Sugar-Levels

Much the same as fiber, eating quality protein with your snacks and meals can have a positive affect on your blood sugar levels. By combining protein and carbohydrates you will slow the digestions of the carbohydrates in your body. This slowing down will prevent your blood sugar from spiking as the result of too many carbohydrates in your system. This does not mean that you should eat more protein than is recommended in one meal. Doing so […]

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Tips for Eating Healthy with Diabetes.

The most important thing about diabetes is changing your eating habits. A good diet is your best tool to fight the disease. The content, portion size and timing of meals become more and more important. The tips in this article are going to help you eat and manage your diabetes well. For starters, watch your sugar intake. This can be tough, because sugar hides where you least expect it. For instance, fruit juice often has high fructose […]

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