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The Latest Tools for a Healthy Diabetes Lifestyle

Jan12 Forecast Cover

The newest issue of Diabetes Forecast, American Diabetes Association’s consumer magazine, is dedicated to its annual product guide. The editors have combed the market to provide the reliable information people with diabetes need to choose the best products—from meters and continuous glucose monitors to pumps and insulin pens—to make managing their diabetes easier, faster and more accurate. Continue reading

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No More Fishing for Info: A Short Primer on Seafood

We’ve all heard the advice to eat more fish as part of a healthful diet. After all, it’s a source of lean protein and – in the case of salmon, sardines, anchovies, trout and tuna – heart-healthy fats. Also known as omega-3s, they have been shown to be protective against heart disease in women with diabetes. Continue reading

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What’s a girl to do? Looking at diabetes’ gender differences

It goes without saying there are countless differences between men and women. And, while some of these are downright obvious and in many cases, quite humorous (hello, Venus & Mars debate), others are far more serious. This is the case with diabetes. Continue reading

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Inspiration from “The Biggest Loser” Contestant Aaron Thompkins

Supersized fries, two Big Macs, entire pizzas – a few years ago, these were just some of the foods Aaron Thompkins was eating all too regularly. And, after reaching a dangerous 477 pounds, the young husband and father knew it was time for a change. With a long family history of type 2 diabetes, he knew he would have to make some big changes if he wanted to be around for his family. This realization prompted his decision for drastic action – auditioning for the weight-loss competition show, “The Biggest Loser.” Continue reading

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From Family Traditions to Bacteria in your Body: The February edition of Diabetes Forecast

Tomorrow marks the first day of February, meaning a new issue of Diabetes Forecast is out! Here’s a peek at the what the American Diabetes Association’s consumer magazine is serving up this month: Continue reading

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Meters, Monitors, Pumps and Pens

Chances are that when you buy a new car or computer, you do some research to see what is available and what best fits your needs. Shouldn’t it be the same with diabetes supplies? I think so, and so does the American Diabetes Association’s magazine, Diabetes Forecast. Continue reading

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