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Low Blood Sugar

November 3, 2015 by  
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Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood glucose level is lower than normal. When blood glucose drops below 70 mg/dL, failure to bring it back up quickly can lead to potentially dangerous side effects including passing out, coma, and death. If you experience low blood glucose levels a few times a week, you need to talk to […]

How to Eat Out When you Have Diabetes

September 29, 2015 by  
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Unless you have an underlying medical condition, it is possible to continue to enjoy the foods you did before, you just have to manage the portion sizes and the amount of carbohydrates ingested. Here are a few tips for eating out. Fast Food Fast food is not known for being a healthy option. There are […]

Diabetes and Kidney Disease

September 28, 2015 by  
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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2 out of every 5 Americans is expected to develop diabetes in their lifetime. And 1 out of every 3 adults with diabetes will develop chronic kidney disease. Those numbers are staggering, but there is hope. As the country begins to focus on eating more healthy, being […]

Diabetes Education Programs

September 16, 2015 by  
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A diagnosis of diabetes comes with many questions that your primary care provider or endocrinologist will not have the time to answer. There are programs that can help you learn about diabetes, necessary lifestyle changes, how to set up and stick to eating plans, how to count carbohydrates, how to set behavior-change goals, and offer […]

Hearing Loss and Diabetes

August 20, 2015 by  
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Nearly 30 million people in the United States have diabetes and 86 million people have prediabetes. Recently, research has shown that people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop hearing loss. People who have prediabetes are 30 percent more likely to develop hearing loss. Studies have suggested that the increased risk of hearing loss […]

A Guide to Understanding A1C

July 10, 2015 by  
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Until recently most doctors diagnosed diabetes using either fasting or random blood glucose tests. Research has shown that some of those tests can mistakenly be done when you just happen to be elevated. Experts now recommend a A1C test for diagnosis and treatment. An A1C test is a more comprehensive test that is more likely […]