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Life With Type 2: Good Enough for Government Work
Nov 4, 2014 | 
I remember realizing a few years after being diagnosed with type 2 that few authorities were urging me or any other older type 2s to drive our A1c's much below 6.5%. There were several reasons behind that lack of urgency, including research-derived fears that too tight a control of blood sugar levels could lead to cardiovascular problems.
Number Six and Diabetes: Jay Cutler On Numbers
Nov 3, 2014 | 
As an NFL quarterback, Jay Cutler makes his living putting a football into the hands of an open receiver before getting slammed to the ground by a huge defensive lineman.  It's a stressful occupation, all about timing, a little luck, and seeing the big picture in a split second.  
Diabetes Health: Notable Names in the Diabetes Community 1 Crossword Puzzle Solution #27
Nov 3, 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.
Diabetes Health: Notable Names in the Diabetes Community Crossword Puzzle #27
Nov 2, 2014 | 
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Obese Moms Who Receive Lifestyle Counseling Less Likely To Give Birth To Heavy Babies
Nov 1, 2014 | 
Obese pregnant women who undergo counseling in order to give their lifestyle a healthier boost could reduce their risk of delivering a heavier baby.
A Little, Not A Lot
Oct 31, 2014 | 
Halloween is the beginning of what many see as the season of indulgence. Candy and costumes lead to turkey and trimmings, to presents and feasts, to binge drinking and late nights. How is a diabetic, or anyone else, supposed to navigate this wonderful, at times intimidating, celebratory season of family and friends?
Duodenum Resurfacing Procedure Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers
Oct 30, 2014 | 
A procedure designed to change how the body absorbs and processes glucose could help improve A1C numbers for those with type 2 diabetes, according to recent research.
Runner With Type 1 Takes On Seven Marathons In Seven Days
Oct 29, 2014 | 
The first time Gavin Griffiths ran a marathon to raise money for his local diabetes clinic, the local newspaper reporter told him, “you’re plucky, but you don’t stand a chance.”
Blood Pressure Control
Oct 28, 2014 | 
A new study suggests that type 2 diabetics who want to avoid heart attacks or strokes should rigorously control their blood pressure. Doing so for an extended period of time seems to pay off years later.
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