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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 April 19, 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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Reducing Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Reducing Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Take charge of your health — together!

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Definition of the Day: Stroke

Stroke

Damage to brain tissue caused by a disruption in blood flow to the brain. Strokes can be fatal and can result in temporary or permanent disability. Common aftereffects of a stroke include paralysis, weakness, muscular contractions, loss of sensation, and...

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Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
Some people find that decreasing the amount of carbohydrate they eat can help with blood glucose control. Here’s what to know about this approach.

Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
Patch pumps are simpler to operate than traditional insulin pumps and may be a good option for some people with Type 2 diabetes who need insulin.

How Much Do You Know About Vitamins?
Learn what these micronutrients can and can’t do for you.

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