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Is Self-Monitoring Effective?

Is Self-Monitoring Effective in All People with Type 2 Diabetes

After our diabetes diagnosis we learn everything about the condition and about the dos and the don’ts. Then together with our doctor, we make a diabetes management plan. In those with type 2 diabetes, a common part of this is the self-monitoring. The finger-stick blood test that has been promoted as a convenient, easy and […]

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How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Oil

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Oil

Cinnamon has countless uses, especially in spicing and cooking food. But, it can also be used to treat certain conditions. That is why many people are using it as a help for many health problems. The type of cinnamon that can help treat many health conditions is cinnamon oil. According to research, this essential oil […]

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7 Sneaky Foods That Spike Blood Sugar Levels

These Sneaky 7 Foods Spike the Blood Sugar Levels

We have to focus on eating healthy meals, especially if we want to keep our blood sugar in check. That’s why it’s important to know which foods we should stay away from since choosing the wrong ones can spike our blood sugar levels. Since the body breaks down the carbohydrates, like sugary soda and white […]

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The Right Diet for Diabetes and Kidney Damage

The Right Diet for Diabetes and Kidney Damage

Diabetes and kidney disease are two serious conditions that could be quite stressful sometimes. But, they can cause even more stress if we have to manage both of them at the same time. Poor diabetes management can often cause kidney damage, also known as diabetic nephropathy. This is just one of the many health complications […]

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Benefits of Vitamin D for Diabetes Management

Benefits of Vitamin D for Diabetes Management

Vitamin D plays an important part in many crucial roles in the body like keeping the bones, joints, and teeth healthy. Plus, it helps the immune system function properly. The body produces this vitamin in response to the sun exposure. But, it can also be found in many foods. When we expose our bare skin […]

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Almonds and Diabetes: Everything We Need to Know

Unexpected Reasons Why People with High Blood Glucose Should Eat Almonds

Almonds might be bite-sized. However, these nuts come with a huge nutritional punch. They are an incredible source of a couple of minerals and vitamins, such as manganese and vitamin E. Also, they are a good source of calcium, protein, riboflavin, copper, and fiber. According to a consultant and dietitian in Boston, Peggy O’Shea-Kochenbach, almonds are […]

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