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Fall into a Healthy Routine – Get Your Annual Flu Vaccine!

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With flu season upon us, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself against the virus – especially if you have a chronic disease like diabetes. Continue reading

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Your Sex Life with Diabetes

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There’s a lot of buzz about eye, nerve, kidney and heart damage when it comes to diabetes complications, so it may surprise you that diabetes can also affect a man or woman’s sexual health. Continue reading

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

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With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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Join Our Safe at School Facebook Chat — Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. ET!

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On Thursday, Aug. 7, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, the Association will hold a special Facebook chat on keeping children with diabetes Safe at School. Special guest Crystal Jackson, Director for Legal Advocacy, will answer fan questions live! Continue reading

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Why All the Morning Highs?

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Morning highs are common in people with diabetes, but one of the reasons has a particular name: the dawn phenomenon. Continue reading

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Can I Get You Something to Drink?

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What better time than summer to start sipping on a new and refreshing drink with some zing! Continue reading

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Men’s Health Month: Overcoming the Fears to Better Health

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Historically, men have not been as comfortable as women when it comes to discussing issues about their health, particularly conditions like diabetes, depression or sexual dysfunction. But why? Continue reading

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