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Keep diabetes in check to avoid kidney disease

Diabetes and chronic kidney disease are strongly related. Being aware of this connection can help protect your health.

Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy

A diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but a simple attitude adjustment can make a world of difference in how well you fare while living with the disease. By proactively taking steps to monitor key health indicators, experts agree that it’s possible to prevent some of the most severe risks of diabetes, including lower limb amputation.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Steps Toward a Healthier Life

People with diabetes have a problem with blood sugar.

With diabetes, don't overlook yearly eye exams

Have diabetes? Overlooking yearly eye exams could cost you your vision

The key to pursuing dreams for people with diabetes

(BPT) - When most people think of the 29.1 million people in the United States living with diabetes, they don’t think of competitive athletes who are performing at the top echelons of physically enduring sports like running, swimming, and cycling.

Preventing Type: 2 Diabetes Small Steps Yield Big Rewards

Bob Huber doesn’t dwell on the time, about 10 years ago, when he found out he was likely to get type 2 diabetes.

Sweet Stuff: How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health

Most of us love sweet foods and drinks. But after that short burst of sweetness, you may worry about how sweets affect your waistline and your overall health.

Simple steps people with diabetes can take to improve their quality of life

(BPT) - One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Association (Association). By maintaining a balanced diet with regular exercise, you have the ingredients needed to help live a quality life.

Prepare for diabetes care in heat and emergencies

Plan ahead for diabetes care during summer heat, storms and emergencies. Keep your routine and prepare your medicines and equipment for challenging conditions.

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Winter Greens: A Pirate’s Treasure!

Leafy greens are plentiful – truly winter treasures! They are known to help prevent cancer and to add a ton of vitamins (especially K, A and C) to your diet. Plus, there are plenty of low-salt ways to cook them to keep your heart and kidneys healthy.

Diabetes doesn't have to keep you from dining out: Helpful tips to managing your diabetes

Learn how you can effectively manage your diabetes while dining out with friends, family or co-workers.