Diabetes Flashpoints

School Lunch Truce?
A new study finds that elementary school students have grown to like the healthier lunches they've been served since Congress enacted new standards in 2012. Will all students soon eat their vegetables?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Diane Fennell

Shift Work Tied to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Shift work is linked to an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from China. An estimated 25.8 million people in the United States and 108 million people in China now have Type 2…

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Scott Coulter

I’ve Said It Before…

I read today that the GOP is pretty much set to sue Obama. What happened? We’ve never agreed on everything, but we were never SUPPOSED to agree on everything. So I say it again: It’s time for Diabetians to take over! What group of people is better equipped to deal with momentary frustration without overreacting?

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David Spero

Bang for Your Self-Management Buck

You can’t learn all the steps required to manage diabetes at once. Whether you’re experienced or a newbie, what do you focus on now and what do you get to later? One way to decide is to ask, “What activity will give me the most bang for the buck?”

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Betsy Carlisle

Making the Most of Your Diabetes Doctor Visit

The average routine doctor visit unfortunately lasts only about 15 minutes these days. Therefore, if you want to get the most out of your appointment, you’ve got to be proactive. By preparing beforehand and actively participating during your visit, you can be successful in achieving and sustaining great control of your diabetes…

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Amy Campbell

Which Butter (or Spread) Is Better?

It’s not so easy these days to choose a spread for your morning toast or your baked potato. Years ago, folks had pretty much two choices: butter and margarine. Today, we have butter, light butter, whipped butter, stick margarine…

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Web Team

DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women in Los Angeles

If you’re a woman who has diabetes, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming 2014 Weekend for Women in Los Angeles, California, organized by the nonprofit group DiabetesSisters…

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Diane Fennell

High-Salt Diet Doubles Heart Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

 
Scott Coulter

A Series of Unfortunate Meals…

 
David Spero

New SGLT Drugs Coming

 
Betsy Carlisle

Ensuring a Successful Hospital Stay

 
Amy Campbell

What Color Is Your Fat?

 
Web Team

Type 1 Youth Canoe Trips

 

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