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Former Nurse and EMT.

Diabetes Control-Are These Tips for You?

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White Flour Wheat is the most common cereal used throughout the world for making bread. It is a good source of energy. With its essential coating of bran, vitamins and minerals, it is an excellent health-building food. Wheat is usually ground into flour for use as food. However refined wheat flour constitutes a serious health

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Carbs, High Blood Sugars, Diabetes. There’s a Connection

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There is a strong connection between carbohydrates, high blood sugars and diabetes. Carbohydrates give your body the energy, or fuel, it needs to function properly. There are two types of carbohydrates; simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates are in foods such as fruit sugar, corn or grape sugar and table sugar. They are single-sugar molecules. Complex

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Tanning With Diabetes

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Diabetes and Tanning If you are undergoing treatment for lupus or diabetes or are susceptible to cold sores, be aware that these conditions can be aggravated through exposure to ultraviolet radiation from tanning devices, sunlamps, or natural sunlight. In addition, your skin may be more sensitive to artificial light or sunlight if you use certain

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Avoiding Fats and Meats to Control Diabetes

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Fats The excessive use of fats has been linked to development of diabetes. A recent study at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, USA found that intake of an extra 40g of fat day increases the chances of developing diabetes by three times. Fat rich diet, especially one saturated with animal fat, seems to

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Diabetic Supplies

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Diabetes is a chronic disease with no cure but the good news is that proper care and treatment a person can live a log and healthy life. Nearly 2,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes everyday. It is estimated that there are 17 million people with diabetes in the U.S and another 16 million have pre-diabetes

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Signs of Diabetes

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If you have two or more of these pre-diabetes symptoms you should seriously consider getting yourself checked out: 1) If you find you are excessively thirsty, not just after extreme exercise or hot weather. 2) You seem to constantly have a dry mouth – even if you’ve just had a drink. 3) You find you

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Can Diabetes Be Prevented

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Diabetes is more prevalent than ever and 95% of cases diagnosed are type 2 diabetes. Although for some the development of diabetes is inevitable, perhaps due to heriditery and other factors, for the vast majority it can be prevented by taking these 7 simple steps… Before diabetes type 2 becomes fully developed you go through

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Diabetic Footcare Tips

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If you have diabetes information about how to manage your condition is vital to your well being. If you don’t look after your feet you run the risk of developing sores or infections that could, in the worst case scenario, lead to amputations. As happened to my father-in-law. Reduce your risk of infection or amputation

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