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Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Get tips and insights from health-care professionals and people with diabetes, share your comments, and ask questions. Last updated August 1, 2014.

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Diabetes Flashpoints

Diabetes Flashpoints dives into controversies — on diet, drugs, and even what kind of coffee cup to use! — and lets you share your voice.

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Medication Therapy

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Definition of the Day: Inflammation

Inflammation

The body’s protective response to infection and injury. When a sentinel white blood cell detects a foreign substance in the body, it sends out chemicals that make nearby blood vessels dilate (widen) and become more permeable. The widened blood vessels bring more blood and heat to the area, while the increased leakiness of the vessels allows fluid and other infection-fighting white blood cells into the area...

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