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Myths about diabetes

Myth:  Diabetics need to eat special diabetic foods. Truth:  Diabetic foods generally offer no special benefit.  Healthy foods are what diabetics should eat.  This includes foods low in fat, moderate in salt and sugar, whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. Myth:  … Continue reading

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Three types of diabetes. Do you have one?

Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes are three types of diabetes each with different risks, all with increased blood sugars. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, when the body’s immune system attacks itself.  In this case the body … Continue reading

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