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#GreenTea Impact on #BloodSugar

If you opt to drink your tea without milk or sugars, you may be in luck when it comes to lowering blood sugar or avoid blood sugar problems, altogether. A new study shows us that black or green tea is … Continue reading

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#Diabetes, #Cancer Risk, and #Cucumbers

The scientific jury has confirmed that diabetes increases the risk for developing cancer. Why is this the case and what can we do about it? Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. Diabetes is one of … Continue reading

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Third Type of Depression

A new study says that there is a third type of depression. Considering the two types of antidepressants treat an imbalance of serotonin or norepinephrine, it makes sense why so many people are left feeling defeated even after treatment for … Continue reading

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The Good News About Sleep

We’re finally winning, Americans! In the game of sleep, a survey finds that between the years of 2003-2016, we got about 17-minutes more sleep per night. That’s pretty incredible. The dark side of the sleep gains is that one-third of … Continue reading

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Your #Personality Affects Your #Lifespan

Like it or not, your personality influences health. Anxiety-prone personalities wear their heart on their sleeve and their cardiac health suffers for it. Extrovert personalities tend to exhibit inflammatory reactions and the aftermath takes shape in the same way like diabetes, … Continue reading

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This Is Your #Brain on #Giving

It’s that time of year again! It’s the season for giving to others, whether it’s a platter of fresh baked cookies for your neighbor, a montage of pictures you took with your BFF, or a token of generosity to help … Continue reading

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This #Tattoo Can Show Your #BloodSugar

Of course the super geniuses from Harvard and MIT collaborated to spitball  a tattoo that could change the game of managing the most prominent conditions…and then some. Meet the DermalAbyss ink, the guts and glory of the smart tattoo that could … Continue reading

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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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Explaining My #Diabetes to My #Nephew

Using a reference he understands, I tried explaining to my nephew that my insulin pump and my CGM are like Dusty in Disney “Fire Rescue“. When my CGM tells me my blood sugar is high – there’s a fire that … Continue reading

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Teachable Moment on #Diabetes History c/o @jimmykimmel

Do you know how long Diabetes has been around? Forever. Before it was known as type 1, type 2, juvenile diabetes, or adult-onset diabetes it was known as diabetes mellitus? Even before that time, it was known as the mysterious … Continue reading

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