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The Dawn Phenomenon

The Dawn Phenomenon… No this isn’t a new action movie. It’s a situation that a lot of people find themselves in. Read on to find out what it is and what it means for you. Have You Experienced the Dawn Phenomenon? Ever wonder why your blood sugar is a tad higher than normal when you …

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Men and Women: The Difference in Diabetes

Did you know: men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than women. How else does diabetes differ between the sexes? Key Difference of Diabetes in Men & Women: Weight Gain Research has shown that men are biologically more susceptible and need to gain far less weight than women to develop the condition, one …

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Diabetes & Drinking Alcohol

New research reveals a connection between diabetes and drinking alcohol. If you like to have a few drinks now and then, be sure to read this first. How Does Drinking Affect Diabetes? Alcohol increases your risk for type 2 diabetes, according to the Mayo Clinic. Typically, it happens like this: Regularly consuming too much alcohol …

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6 Ways to Be Active at Work

You’ve probably heard it many times before but we’ll say it anyway: exercise is one of the best ways to help manage diabetes. However, if you spend most of your day sitting, it may seem hard to get that exercise. Simply put: sitting for 8+ hours a day isn’t great for us. In fact, sitting …

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