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Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes

By Nicole Kofman and Ashley Dartnell Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes For most families, “‘adolescence is second only to infancy’ in terms of the upheaval it generates” within a household. Add managing type 1 diabetes into the mix, and things can get complicated. For parents, it can be daunting to balance giving teens…

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Diabetes Should Change your mental diet

By Loretta Broome, MHA, CPhT Diabetes Should Change your mental diet As a Pharmacy Technician since 1999, I have many encounters with patients that are fighting the “Diabetes Battle”.  Some patients were Type 1 Diabetics (autoimmune disorder) and some patients were Type 2 Diabetics (diet induced).  Through my experience and continuing education through my Pharmacy…

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Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes

By Becky McCall Medscape Medical News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes Dec. 16, 2014 – Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes.  People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer — and are more likely to die from cancer — than people without…

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Aspartame Truth or Fiction

July 10, 2015 | by Steven Novella Aspartame Truth or Fiction If you believe everything you read on the internet, then is seems that a chemical found in thousands of products is causing an epidemic of severe neurological and systemic diseases, like multiple sclerosis and lupus. The FDA, the companies that make the product, and…

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How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Learn the lifestyle changes that can get rid of your type 2 diabetes. By Matt McMillen Reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes.  Type 2 diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be reversed by eating right and exercising regularly. Do what Karen Parrish, 53, did: Take control of your…

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Dealing with Diabetes in the Winter

Diabetes is a common disease among people with developmental disabilities. It is serious throughout the entire year, but there may be special factors for you to consider during the winter months. By reading this article, you will learn about diabetes and how to support individuals during the winter. What is diabetes? Dealing with Diabetes in…

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