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Control Solution = Better Control?
A survey shows that most people with diabetes don't use control solution to confirm the accuracy of their blood glucose monitors and test strips. Should you?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Amy Campbell

Nutrition for Neuropathy

Roughly 60% to 70% of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy (nerve damage); the risk for the condition increases the longer you’ve had diabetes. Not surprisingly, good nutrition can go a long way in helping both to prevent and manage neuropathy…

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Web Team

Calf Cramp Cure From a Certified Diabetes Educator

If you have diabetes, you may be all too familiar with the annoying phenomenon of waking from a sound sleep with a cramp in your calf…

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Diane Fennell

Pistachios Offer Protection for People With Diabetes

A small new study from Penn State University suggests that pistachios may improve heart health in people who have Type 2 diabetes by reducing the body’s cardiovascular responses to everyday stress…

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Scott Coulter

The Outside Like the Inside

My wife and I have been updating our house this summer. What started as just an idea to update the color of one room has turned into a pretty hefty makeover. In the midst of all of this, I’ve noticed my rate of monitoring has gone up and I’ve been much more diligent and organized about my blood sugar…

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David Spero

Anxiety and Grief

My phone client Roscoe was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago. He’s doing well, with an A1C of 5.9. “But I’m still scared,” he told me. “And I’m still sad. Do these feelings ever go away?”

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Time for Your Annual Flu Shot

Fall is right around the corner, which means that flu season will soon be in full swing…

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Amy Campbell

How Much Do You Know About Diabetes? Six Facts to Get You Thinking

 
Web Team

Upcoming “Taking Charge of Your Diabetes” Health Fairs

 
Diane Fennell

New Approach for Neuropathy Pain?

 
Scott Coulter

Righteous Anger!

 
David Spero

Money Is Strong Diabetes Medicine

 
Web Team

Metformin Study Currently Recruiting

 

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