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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Subscribe for free to Allie's Voice weekend e-news to support the nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

Your Color May Detect Early Signs of Diabetes

You’d be hard-pressed to find a healthcare provider that tells you to wait it out to learn if you have diabetes. Knowing if you have high blood sugar that is slightly above normal range is a gift that was unavailable … Continue reading

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@FDA Approves a #SmartPill?

We love our smart phones. We’ve got smart cars. Now the FDA has approved a smart pill to track the dosing of patients on the medication Abilify. It’s approved as a “digital pill” and the purpose is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Science Says You Won’t #Die of Good #Sex

Oh hump day. Science has done us the favor of confirming that it’s unlikely any of us will die from heart-stopping sex. Who asked you, anyway? Actually this study was specific for people who have heart problems. In a span … Continue reading

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Most Popular #Diet on #Reddit

Have you heard of the CICO diet? It’s the most popular diet on Reddit touting the calorie-in, calorie-out plan.Insofar as the equation for weigh loss, this formula certainly does it. However, be fully aware of the deficit in overall nutrition … Continue reading

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A #Pic of His #D Can Tell This About His #Health

When a guy sends you a selfie of his discreet belongings, you may be able to tell more about his health than he realizes. A large study has found that in among nearly 1.5 million men, the risk of stomach … Continue reading

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Who Makes Your #BloodSugar Rise?

That saying it makes your blood boil may have a lot to do with something I noticed about my blood sugars around certain types of people. Throughout the last 32+years of diabetes, my blood sugar has always been on a … Continue reading

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Ridding Negative #Thoughts from Your #Life

Not sure about you but I’ve heard it’s unhealthy to play the all or nothing game. But when it comes to negative thoughts, it’s safe to say we can do without them. Easier said than done. Eat right. Get plenty … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to Sluggish #Brain

It’s not just an old wives tale – lack of sleep does crazy things to your brain. Heck, there’s a reason it’s part of Navy SEAL training. In fact, driving while sleep deprived is a little like driving drunk. Your reaction time … Continue reading

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Feed Your #Gut Well to Fight #Cancer

Speaking first hand, I’ve seen how chemotherapy can drain the life out of someone. Quite simply put, cancer is when the body’s production of cells looks like anarchy. It can be specific to a body part or organ but once … Continue reading

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@Bravotv Asks What If You Were #Stripped?

I love social experiments and this one’s a doozy! If you were adopting the minimalist lifestyle, imagine beginning day-1 with 1 item. Each day, you get back 1 more item. What would you grab first? This show named Stripped premieres … Continue reading

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