Can People With Diabetes Drink Beer?

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It’s summertime, and there’s nothing better than sitting on a patio with friends while enjoying an ice-cold beer. But is beer okay to drink if you have diabetes? Does it have any effect on blood sugar levels? Read on to learn more. Blood Sugar, Diabetes, and Beer People with diabetes can have trouble with alcohol […]

How Physical Activity Can Help People With Diabetes

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There is no question about it, diabetes is increasing in America, with more than 34 million Americans suffering from the disease. This, in turn, leads to a variety of additional illnesses, billions in medical costs, and thousands of premature deaths every year. Thankfully, diabetes is a treatable disorder. Furthermore, there are plenty of ways that […]

What Is the Link Between Gestational and Type 2 Diabetes?

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Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that specifically affects pregnant women. It’s a condition that can develop in women who don’t already have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Around 2% to 10% of all pregnant women in the United States develop the condition every year. Fortunately, the condition can be managed to ensure […]

Is Your Depression Related to Diabetes Distress?

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Are you ever frustrated, angry, or stressed when managing your diabetes? It’s not just you, many people find managing diabetes emotionally demanding. In fact, the term “diabetes distress” describes the negative emotions experienced by people who have diabetes. If this resonates with you, you should know that diabetes distress is quite common. What is Diabetes […]

How To Get Your Barbecue Ready For the 4th of July

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The fourth of July is almost here, America, and that means dusting off your spatulas, buying some good cuts of meat, and pulling the covers off of your barbecue for another celebration of freedom and fiery fun! Here’s what you need to do before inviting your friends and family to your backyard cookout! Scrub Down […]

8 Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes Management

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Blood sugar or glucose is your body’s main source of energy. When the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, glucose can’t reach the cells in your body, leading to an increase in blood sugar levels. This causes diabetes, a chronic condition that can be managed with proper care and treatment. Here are 8 frequently asked questions […]

7 Diabetic-Friendly Treats to Indulge in This Summer

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Craving a sweet treat to beat the heat this summer that is also diabetic-friendly? You’re in luck! We have gathered 5 of our favorite recipes that you can quickly whip up for a fraction of the cost of packaged treats.  Which one will you try? 1. Frosty Watermelon Ice Nothing beats the heat and quenches […]

What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Sunburns

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It seems like only yesterday, we were shoveling snow from our driveways, wishing we could go swimming at the beach. Now, the hot summer days are upon us. Summer means heat and sun, and sometimes it, unfortunately, means the occasional sunburn if we’re not careful. Did you know that the risk of sunburn increases for […]