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Colleen Kelly
Colleen Kelly
April 24, 2019
If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you may wonder, “Do I need diabetic socks?” First, let's take a look at what they actually do — and don't do.

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Tips on How Diabetics Can Curb Their Sugar Cravings

"It’s time to find new sweet treats that won’t send your blood glucose readings sky high." Afra shares simple tips to help control sugar cravings.
by Afra Willmore on October 26, 2015
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What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Dehydration

Dehydration can cause your blood sugar to rise and it stresses your kidneys. Read on to learn about diabetes and dehydration complications here.
by Patricia Bratianu on October 5, 2015
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Three Breakfast Mistakes to Avoid With Diabetes

Poor choices at breakfast can set you off on a blood sugar roller coaster. here's how to steer clear of these common diabetes breakfast mistakes.
by Jasmine Cabrera on September 29, 2015
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Understanding the Link Between Diabetes and Appetite

"One of the odd things about diabetes is that it can cause people to lose their appetite, or feel hungrier than usual." Afra looks at diabetes and appetite.
by Afra Willmore on September 8, 2015
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Three Great Recipes for Diabetics

It can be hard to keep on the straight and narrow as a diabetic. Here are some delicious recipes for diabetics that can help change your eating habits.
by Afra Willmore on July 29, 2015

Can Diabetics Eat Fruit?

You've probably heard diabetics should avoid fruit, while at the same time hearing fruit is healthy and you should eat more. Can diabetics eat fruit or not?
by Brenda Vanta on May 27, 2015
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Why Diabetics Need to Understand the Glycemic Index

Constantly manage your food intake and monitor your blood glucose levels. An important part of type 2 diabetes involves understanding the glycemic index.
by Afra Willmore on April 2, 2015
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The Pros and Cons of Popular Diets for Diabetics

Fad diets promise quick weight loss, and many deliver on that promise – but that doesn't mean they're safe. Learn more about diabetes fad diets here.
by Angela Finlay on March 12, 2015
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Meal Planning Advice for Diabetics

Meal planning isn’t as daunting as it seems. There are several ways to create your diabetes meal plan, including these three.
by Yvonne Banks on March 4, 2015

Diabetes Grocery List

What foods are suitable as a diabetic? Here is a great diabetes grocery list that includes foods that are low in sugar, yet taste great.
by Dr. Donna on September 9, 2014