New to Diabetes?

New to Diabetes?

Get all the information you need to better understand Diabetes.
From insight into the causes and symptoms of diabetes to treatment options, preventive measures as well as diabetes related informational show schedules on television, find it all on this page of our website.

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Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices

What does this test do? This is a test system for use at home to measure the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood.

What is glucose? Glucose is a sugar that your body uses as a source of energy. Unless you [Read more ...]

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Smartphone-Based Glucose Monitors and Applications in the Management of Diabetes: An Overview of 10 Salient “Apps” and a Novel Smartphone-Connected Blood Glucose Monitor

According to the American Diabetes Association, the direct and indirect costs of diabetes in the United States have exceeded $174 billion, and there are 25.8 million U.S. children and adults with diabetes [Read more ...]

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Types Of Glucose Meters

Blood Glucose Meters of different types are currently available in the market. Newer models are m [Read more ...]

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Alternative Devices for Taking Insulin

Many people with diabetes must take insulin to manage their disease. Most people who take insulin use a needle and syringe to inject insulin just under the skin. Several other devices for taking insulin are available and new approaches are under devel [Read more ...]

http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/insulin
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Diabetic Complications

The best way to prevent or slow diabetes-related complications is by achieving good control over blood glucose levels with healthy lifestyle changes, insulin, and other medications. An estimated three out of five Americans with diabetes have one or mo [Read more ...]

http://www.dlife.com/diabetes/complications
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Diabetes Superfoods

Ever see the top 10 lists for foods everyone should eat to superpower your diet? Ever wonder which will mesh with your diabetes meal plan? Wonder no more. Your list of the top 10 diabetes superfoods has arrived.

As with all foods, you need t [Read more ...]

http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food...
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Top 25 Power Foods for Diabetes

The best foods for diabetes are most often whole foods that are not processed, such as fruits and vegetables. Including these extra-healthy power foods in your diet will help you meet your nutritional needs as well as lower your risk of diabetes compl [Read more ...]

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What Can I Drink?

Food often takes center stage when it comes to diabetes. But don't forget that the beverages you drink can also have an effect on your weight and blood glucose!

We recommend choosing zero-calorie or very low-calorie drinks. This includes:

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The 15 Best Superfoods for Diabetics

Include these nutrition superstars in your diabetes diet to lower blood sugar, burn fat, reduce inflammation, and gain more health benefits. From The 2-Day Diabetes Diet (Reader's Digest Association Books) Read more: http://www.rd.com/slideshows/10-di [Read more ...]

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Create Your Plate

Often, when people are diagnosed with diabetes, they don't know where to begin. One way is to change the amount of food you are already eating. Focus on filling your plate with non-starchy vegetables and having smaller portions of starchy foods and [Read more ...]

http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food...