Slideshow: Diabetes and Your Mouth

Slideshow: Diabetes and Your Mouth Diabetes puts you at risk for dental problems. It hurts your ability to fight bacteria in your mouth. Having high blood sugar encourages bacteria to grow and contributes to gum disease. You may have gum disease if you have: Well-controlled diabetes helps keep your mouth healthy. If you have poorly controlled or […]

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Best and Worst Meals for Diabetes-Savvy Dining

Best and Worst Meals for Diabetes-Savvy Dining When you have type 2 diabetes, you need to eat a good mix of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats. So what’s a well-balanced dinner? A power breakfast? The following meal examples can help you make better choices. Some people find it helps to count carbs. Keep in mind recommendations from […]

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Slideshow: What Your Feet Say About Your Health

Slideshow: What Your Feet Say About Your Health If your toes are always cold, one reason could be poor blood flow — a circulatory problem sometimes linked to smoking, high blood pressure, or heart disease. The nerve damage of uncontrolled diabetes can also make your feet feel cold. Other possible causes include hypothyroidism and anemia. […]

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Slideshow: Diabetes Management in 10 Minutes

Slideshow: Diabetes Management in 10 Minutes Health Concern On Your Mind? See what your medical symptoms could mean, and learn about possible conditions. Drugs & Supplements Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition. Having trouble identifying your pills? Enter the shape, color, or imprint […]

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