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100 years of insulin: a century of innovation for diabetes patients

Diabetes has been affecting humanity through thousands of years of recorded history. Yet, it has only been in the last one hundred years that the true causes of diabetes—and insulin—were discovered.

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A Self-Care Guide for People with Diabetes during the Holiday Season

People with diabetes may feel that they can’t enjoy the holidays as comfortably as others when it comes to holiday meals and travelling. But by having a well thought out plan to manage blood sugar levels, they can.

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Are you or a loved one at risk of developing diabetes

There are certain risk factors that increase a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Although people know about type 2 diabetes, all the risk factors aren’t always known.

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What to Do When Faced with a Diabetic Emergency

General knowledge on diabetes could help you identify when someone needs emergency medical attention. Learn more about what to do if you encounter someone with a blood sugar level that is too high or too low.

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Enjoy Thai Food with Diabetes

Making good food choices takes on special significance for people living with diabetes. Thai food can be an excellent choice if you know which foods are healthy, which ingredients and spices have properties that help control blood sugar, and which dishes are best avoided.

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5 Ways to Prevent Diabetes

Preventing diabetes is possible and living with diabetes is manageable which is why it’s so important to know your risk of getting or even having the disease.

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Living with Diabetes: 4 Tips for Successfully Managing Type-2 Diabetes

Being a successful manager of your type-2 diabetes can bring long-term health benefits, prevent serious diabetes complications and reduce the risk of numerous diseases.

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Travelling with Diabetes: How to Manage When You Travel

Diabetes patients are no different from patients with other health conditions in that they should always pay attention to their medical condition when getting ill or not during a trip. These are simple strategies that can help you.

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What should people with diabetes stock up on while practicing social distancing?

People with diabetes are at an increased risk during the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore should pay extra attention to their blood sugar levels. Here are a few tips from our nutritionist on what foods diabetics should eat and what foods they should avoid

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