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Diabetes

Diet is a four-letter word
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Diet is a four-letter word
The eating plan recommended for those with diabetes is the same as that recommended for everyone.
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Sugar-sweetened beverages
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Sugar-sweetened beverages
Researchers have found that just one 12-ounce serving a day of a sugar-sweetened beverage can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetes
Not just pasta
People with diabetes must watch their consumption of carbohydrates, which are sugar, starch and fiber.
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Chickpea Salad
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Chickpea Salad
This recipe for chickpea salad is low in sodium, but high in fiber and protein.
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Exercise is medicine
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Exercise is medicine
Regular exercise, or physical activity, is recommended for those with diabetes to help control their blood glucose levels.
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Diabetic retinopathy
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Diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy — damage to the blood vessels in the retina — is the leading cause of new blindness in persons aged 25 to 74 years in the United States.
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Just 7 percent of body weight
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Just 7 percent of body weight
With a change in lifestyle, researchers have found that people at risk of type 2 diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of the disease.
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Diabetes: The leading cause of kidney failure
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Diabetes: The leading cause of kidney failure
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure and accounts for more than 43 percent of new cases.
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Type 2 diabetes: Myths vs. Reality
There are several misperceptions and misunderstandings about type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetes
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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented or controlled once diagnosed.
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You won't know until you are tested
Blood tests are used to diagnosis diabetes and prediabetes because disease type 2 diabetes may have no symptoms in the early stages. The test is repeated before a diagnosis is confirmed.
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Managing your diabetes: Not just glucose levels
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Managing your diabetes: Not just glucose levels
In order to detect or prevent complications people with diabetes are advised to have several tests and checkups each year.
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