In addition to the functions of potassium that Amy Campbell mentions in her blog entry this week, getting enough of this mineral in your diet can also help maintain bone health. What other factors can help your bones stay strong? This article from the archives covers the effect of diabetes on the bones, risk factors for osteoporosis (degenerative bone disease), and steps you can take to prevent and treat the condition.
Click here to read the article.
And remember that articles on a wide variety of diabetes topics are always available in our magazine archives section!
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Tara Dairman: Tara Dairman is a former Web Editor of DiabetesSelfManagement.com. (Tara Dairman is not a medical professional.)
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