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Medical News Today: How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?

There are steps that people can take to significantly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating well, and exercising often are three very effective preventative measures. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 9% of the population of the United States are living with diabetes. In 2015, the… Read More »

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How to Safely Use Glucose Meters and Test Strips for Diabetes

Pre-owned test strips can give incorrect results and may not be safe to use with your device. So the FDA recommends that you do not buy or sell previously owned glucose test strips. Talk to your health care provider if you are not sure where to buy test strips for your glucose meter or if… Read More »

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Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »

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