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Why You Should Switch To A CGM

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Why You Should Switch To A CGM

Living with diabetes is no easy task. You must be constantly aware of everything that you put into your body and how it affects your blood sugar levels. Your days become intersected by glucose monitor tests and finger pricks. For many, the constant pricking and habitual monitoring can be painful and tedious; it also can…

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Junk Food Leads To Alzheimer’s?

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Junk Food Leads To Alzheimer's?

We used to think that we have no control – if we get Alzheimer’s we get it and if our parents had it we will likely have it too. But research into the forms of dementia now shows that we might have more control over whether or not we will develop Alzheimer’s than once thought.…

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Severe Side Effects of the Yaz Birth Control Pill

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Severe Side Effects of the Yaz Birth Control Pill

Most birth control pills and devices have a downside. For some it is as simple as physical discomfort. For others, it can be as severe and disabling as migraine headaches, persistent uterine bleeding and even kidney failure. In women of childbearing age who take Yaz and also have polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, the risk…

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes

For both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, it is absolutely crucial that blood sugar levels are monitored and maintained. They have to be kept in check as the pancreas does not function correctly correctly and therefore, fails to generate sufficient quantities of insulin or the cells which require it are not responding in a…

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Can You Eat Fruit With Type 2 Diabetes?

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Can You Eat Fruit With Type 2 Diabetes?

Many diabetics struggle in their efforts to understand what foods they should be eating and in what quantities. One of the most common questions they have is whether or not they can eat fruits. The simple answer is “yes.” To be clear, I am not a registered dietician. However, I have researched this topic thoroughly…

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