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Frequent Urination and Diabetes

Frequent Urination and Diabetes

"I am a coffee drinker and have started forcing myself to drink more water but it is tough. I seem to get up every hour to use the restroom no matter what my fluid intake might be. Any others have some advice or similar issues?" - member of...
Posted 08/23/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust."If something doesn't...
Posted 08/16/2018
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What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin, the hormone that allows cells to take in blood glucose and use it as fuel. Without glucose, the cells begin to starve, and blood glucose levels rise, causing damage to nerves,...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Diabetes – The Path to Diagnosis

Diabetes – The Path to Diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes is easy to diagnose once someone gets tested for it. As many as one-third of people with type 2 diabetes do not know they have the disease. Early on, diabetes symptoms are mild and may be easily confused with other conditions or...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Type 2 Diabetes – An Overview

Type 2 Diabetes – An Overview

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to regulate the levels of glucose, a type of sugar, in your blood. Type 2 diabetes usually progresses over time and can lead to many serious complications. Type 2 diabetes can be...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes vary in each individual and by how advanced the condition is. In prediabetes or early diabetes, symptoms may be barely noticeable or may be confused with other health conditions, the effects of stress, or changes...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes cannot be cured, but there are effective treatments that have been proven in clinical studies to help control blood glucose levels, slowing the progression of the disease and preventing serious complications from developing. In...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Types of Diabetes

Types of Diabetes

There are several types of diabetes. Most forms of diabetes are chronic – lasting throughout life, treatable but not curable. Diabetes is technically called diabetes mellitus, although this term is not used as commonly. Type 2 diabetesType 2...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

"A waiting person is a patient person." - Henri J.M. Nouwen Argh! Have you ever felt impatient at a red light, or irritated at the end of a long line for your prescription at the pharmacy? You're not alone. Patience can feel scarce when you don't...
Posted 08/09/2018
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The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

"Life is too short. I can't control everything in my life. Trying to is exhausting!!" - member of DiabetesTeamWhen first faced with a diabetes diagnosis, a common fear is a lack of control over our health. How could our bodies betray us? How do we...
Posted 08/02/2018
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