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Study debunks link between low vitamin D and type 2
Oct 15, 2014 | 
While previous research has linked low levels of vitamin D to the onset of type 2 diabetes, new research finds no evidence that high levels of vitamin D prevent the disease.
Indulging Makes Dieting Success More Likely
Oct 14, 2014 | 
If you’re trying to lose weight, depriving yourself of the foods you love may seem virtuous, but could make you more likely to fail in the long run.
Diabetes Health: Diabetes and Alcohol Crossword Puzzle Solution #24
Oct 13, 2014 | 
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Diabetes Health: Diabetes And Alcohol Crossword Puzzle #24
Oct 12, 2014 | 
If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write "add me to your weekly word puzzle list." If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In the subject area write, "create my special puzzle". We can all have fun posting and solving your crossword puzzle.
FDA Approves Once-weekly Trulicity to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
Oct 11, 2014 | 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Trulicity, a once-weekly injectable to treat adults with type 2 diabetes.
Study Shows Therapeutic Footwear Can Help Prevent Foot Ulcers
Oct 10, 2014 | 
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is caused by reduced blood flow to the extremities. High blood glucose levels damage blood vessels and affect the blood flow. Those with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for foot ulcers and lower limb amputations. They also account for 60 percent of the limb amputations, according to the American Diabetes Association.
College Students Do Gain Weight
Oct 9, 2014 | 
Students do tend to pack on a few extra pounds during the college years, experts say, but the so-called “freshmen 15” might be a bit of an overstatement.
“We Are Not Waiting”
Oct 8, 2014 | 
I have a fear of Dead in Bed Syndrome. It’s an ailment which many diabetics are afraid of, but not everyone has experienced it. I, unfortunately, have been in more than fifteen insulin shocks in my 16  years with type 1 diabetes.
Why We Cannot Stop Over Eating
Oct 7, 2014 | 
Diabetes does not lack for challenges. However, one of the most pervasive problems of this disease is the way in which it interacts with – is central to – our food habits. For both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, the simple choice of what and how much to eat affects everything. Our blood glucose levels, our medication dosages, our exercise regimens. What we eat affects everything.
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