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  • 19 hours ago

    Sleep and Weight Loss If you are overweight with T2D, a key goal is to lose weight. You lose weight, elevated blood sugar levels go down, your health improves. From my own experience, getting a good nights sleep is critical treatment for both obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Have a sleep study done to be sure you are breathing properly at night.
  • 2 days ago

    Blog: Building a Better Breakfast

    "We’ve all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but the reality is that our busy schedules make it difficult to give breakfast much thought. The majority of us are just struggling to get out the door in the mornings, let alone prepare a fully-balanced meal." Find out which key components our blogger Anna Panzarella, RDN, recommends for a well-balanced, diabetes-friendly breakfast: What's your go-to healthy breakfast?
  • 3 days ago

    High Fasting Numbers

    I have had high fasting numbers for a couple of years.My numbers are high when I test and when I have blood work done.My numbers are always 130 and higher.Some mornings when I test the numbers are in the 140's.My A1C last month was 6.2.My doctor doesn't really seem concerned.Tells me to eat better and lose weight.My numbers do go up over 200 when I eat certain foods.Should I be concerned about this and is my doctor doing enough? Thanks Ann
  • 23 days ago

    Different blood sugar reading between left and right hands.

    When I check my blood sugar levels I get a different reading between right and left hands. My left hand is usually highest...Any ideas?
  • 6 days ago

    Pancreatogenic diabetes

    Hi I was just wondering if anyone else has or knows anything about type 3C also known as pancreatogenic diabetes. Most people have never even heard of it and I would like to find someone who knows about it or has it so I can compare notes maybe get advice something
  • 7 days ago

    "Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk"

    An study just released last week about the health risks of Diet Sodas (and other artificially sweetened products): ...and, here was the response from the Association of American Beverages released as counterpoint : _______________________________________________________________ ...In response, Lauren Kane, a spokeswoman for the American Beverage Association, issued a statement from the group that said low-calorie sweeteners....
  • 4 months ago

    What Do You Do To "Fight" Diabetes?

    In order to beat Type 2 Diabetes, you have to "fight" to improve your health. What stands in the way of most people, newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, is themselves. They refuse to look for simple ways to make improvements in their health. They think, "I'll just let my doctor tell me what to do." There's two problems with this line of thinking: 1. They don't follow anyone's advice, let alone, their doctor's, and 2. Their doctor only see's them for 15....
  • I am worried I may have diabetes! Help?

    Hi, to begin with I am a male about 195 lbs and 6'2" so not really overweight (pretty fit in general), but I've noticed some tingling in my feet and calves, as well as a little in my hands and face. I do not know if the foot pain is because I walk about 2 miles a day during school, but it's possible. About six weeks ago I went and got bloodwork done and received the following results from a fasting bloodtest: Cholesterol: 144 HDL (High density lipoprotein): 79 Glucose: 103 HA1C:....
  • 13 days ago

    Feeling low levels but levels are fine

    Over the past year I have been feeling increasingly dizzy, lightheaded and having the most horrible headaches. For the past week or so I have decided to track my levels, although on a not consistent basis. And I test when I start feeling the symptoms but my levels are still in the 113 range. I am getting frustrated with feeling this way and having no answers. If anyone could give some insight it would be much appreciated.
  • 13 days ago

    SPREAD THE WORD: Vote for WebMD in the 2017 The Webby Awards

    Some exciting news to share -- WebMD has been nominated for a Webby Award in the Health and Wellness Social Category! Voting ends Thursday, April 20 and we need YOUR help. Like what we're doing on our social accounts? Share the good news and encourage everyone to do the same :) Vote here: