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Diabetes and Winter

Medical nutrition therapy is integral to diabetes care and management. Balance between dietary intake and energy consumption through daily physical activities is the most influential factor in the glycemic control of type 2 diabetic patients. The nutritional prescription made for…

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Exams and Diabetes

Taking an exam can be very stressful for young people, whether they have type 1 diabetes or not. But living with the highs and lows of type 1 diabetes during the exam period can make it that bit harder, particularly…

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Glucose Variability

Your blood sugars can be unpredictable. In other words, why is it that doing the same activity at the same time, after the same breakfast, can sometimes be managed perfectly and sometimes be a nightmare? This is called glucose variability.1…

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Automation in Diabetes (AID)

“Artificial Pancreas”: a potential cure?1,2 It’s a bit of a stretch to call the artificial pancreas, more recently renamed “automated insulin delivery system,” or “AID” a cure. But for those who have tested them, these devices can be a game…

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Diabetes in Children

Until recently, the common type of diabetes in children and teens was type 1. It was called juvenile diabetes. With Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose, or sugar, get into…

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Diabetes Diet

If you’re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act. That being said, what you put in your system on a daily basis is a…

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