Make Your Food Work For Your Blood Sugar. – Nutrition and Diabetes

Proper nutrition is key to managing diabetes and balancing blood sugar. Find out some tips for determining the right foods to eat, understanding carbs and reading food labels with these suggestions from the American Diabetes Association. Find the balance. While other factors are at work, the food you eat plays a huge role in balancing …

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Diabetes in Older People – Your Questions Answered

November is National Diabetes Month. The good news is that there are steps older adults can take to prevent type 2 diabetes, the most common form to develop in seniors. This article from the NIH National Institute on Aging takes a look at what diabetes is, the different types of diabetes, pre-diabetes, symptons, tests, managing …

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Seniors And Diabetes: A Complete Guide For People Over 65

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is one of the biggest health issues in the U.S. and affects about 12 million people age 65 and older. Here’s a guide to diabetes in seniors. According to Aging.com, diabetes is affecting even more people as the population grows. As of 2015, the Center for Disease Control says …

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The Elderly and Diabetes: Everything you need to Know

According the American Diabetes Association, one in four Americans over the age of 60 has diabetes. Here’s an article on their website that provides a comprehensive look at seniors and diagnosing diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, as we get older, our chances of getting Type 2 diabetes increases. They claim that one in …

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What’s Our Family’s Risk of Diabetes?

The National Diabetes Education Program says holiday family gatherings are a good time for the older and younger generations to share information that can help us lower the risk. Diabetes might not seem like the ideal topic of conversation during holiday visits—yet in many ways, this is a very good time to raise the subject. …

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