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Abigail David
Abigail David
March 19, 2019
These strategies for managing type 1 diabetes and mental health will ensure diabetics look after their mental well-being.

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Five Theories About the Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

While the exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown, there are some theories surrounding it. Learn about potential type 1 diabetes causes here.
by Abigail David on March 12, 2019
What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

Everything You Need to Know About Type 1 Diabetes

What is type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. 
by Abigail David on February 19, 2019
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What All Diabetics Need to Know About Ketones

People with diabetes should know what ketones are, how to identify ketones, and check for ketones. Learn all about diabetes and ketones here.
by Abigail David on February 13, 2019
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Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Insomnia?

A number of things can cause difficulty getting a good night's rest. If you're experiencing diabetes and insomnia, ensure you get to the bottom of it!
by Afra Willmore on January 22, 2019
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Understanding How Diabetes May Cause Weight Gain

Does diabetes cause weight gain? The answer is yes and no. Unintentional weight gain can be caused by medication, lifestyle, and diet choices.
by Afra Willmore on January 8, 2019

Sweaty and Irritable? You Could be Hypoglycemic!

One of the things diabetics often worry about is hypoglycemia - their blood sugar dropping dangerously low suddenly and unexpectedly without them noticing.
by Afra Willmore on October 23, 2018

Can Prediabetes Turn Into Type 2 Diabetes?

If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may be wondering if you're at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Learn more about what prediabetes is.
by Rebecca Paciorek on September 18, 2018

9 High Blood Sugar Causes to Be Aware Of

Hyperglycemia causes may include forgetting to take insulin or not taking enough insulin, consuming too many carbs, feelings of stress and more.
by Colleen Kelly on September 5, 2018
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The Dangers of Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS) is a serious medical condition caused by blood glucose levels that are dangerously high.
by Colleen Kelly on July 17, 2018

Six Strategies for Coping With Diabetes Foot Pain

"Socks make me crazy, I hate wearing shoes, and don’t get me started on trying to sleep!" Rebecca shares her experience with diabetes foot pain.
by Rebecca Paciorek on June 28, 2018
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