A Voice for Diabetes

I was diagnosed with diabetes three and a half years ago. Thankfully, I was able to act on the diagnoses quickly and avoid some of the deadly complications. As a…

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Today’s Headlines: New Diabetes Gene, Gender Gaps and Prescription Abuse

Rare mutation kills off gene responsible for diabetes: “A new study based on genetic testing of 150,000 people has found a rare mutation that protects even fat people from getting…

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Dealing With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even seemingly small problems may eventually lead to serious complications. If you have a wound on your foot, you may not…

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Sharecare Top 5: Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes

The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year are full of holiday parties, decadent foods (pumpkin cheesecake! Aunt Lou’s oyster stuffing!) and, yes, stress – all of which can spell trouble…

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Today’s Headlines: Depression, Show Tunes and Diabetic Breathalyzers

Clinical depression may accelerate aging process, study says: Severe depression may actually speed cellular aging, a new study reports. From studying the white blood cells of over 2,400 Dutch study…

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Inflammation and Diabetes

As diabetes reaches epidemic proportions around the world, researchers are looking for more warning signs and manifestations of the disease. The medical profession is still evaluating the role of inflammation…

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You Wanted to Know: Diabetic-Friendly Foods

  Diabetics often get sick and tired of all those lists of what not to eat. No cookies, no white bread, no sodas – no wonder the diabetic diet can…

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Today’s Headlines: Contaminated Spices, Early Aging and New Hope for Diabetes

12 percent of U.S. spice imports contaminated, F.D.A. finds: Inspection of imported spices by the Food and Drug Administration has found that “about 12 percent of spices brought to the United…

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Today’s Headlines: Tom Hanks, Stomach Flu and Food Photos

Tom Hanks reveals he has type 2 diabetes: Actor Tom Hanks revealed that he has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes on the Late Show with David Letterman this week….

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Diabetes: On the Road to Awareness

When I was diagnosed three years ago with type 2 diabetes, I made it my goal to educate and inspire others who were dealing with the same condition. I want…

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