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Taking Control of Your Diabetes with Medications
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May 05, 2020

For many people with diabetes, taking medications, following the day-to-day treatment at the right time, dose, and frequency that a doctor has prescribed is key to managing daily blood sugar levels.

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Healthy Eating for Diabetics During a Pandemic
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May 04, 2020

It’s important to recognize that our diets cannot be perfected, especially during a pandemic. Do your best! This is an important time to lean into creating healthy habits that last a lifetime.

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Managing Your Diabetes During Troubling Times
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Apr 23, 2020

Dealing with diabetes during a pandemic can affect both your body and your emotions. It’s not uncommon to feel anxious or worried. Learn ways to help manage your stress.

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An Important Relationship: Diabetes and Physical Activity
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Apr 15, 2020

Exercise is crucial for people with diabetes. Blood sugar and insulin sensitivity can be improved.

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8 household areas to clean while quarantined
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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 has helped remind us how important it is to sanitize items in your home to help curb the spread of illnesses.

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Check- Up: New Diabetes Technology
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Jan 30, 2019

The advancements in diabetes technology could be life changing for you.

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Check-Up: Understanding Diabetes Complications
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Jan 21, 2019

Diabetes can impact the body's major organs if not properly controlled.

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Preventing Long-Term Complications from Diabetes
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Nov 16, 2018

If left uncontrolled, diabetes can cause health complications over time.

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Check-Up: How Sickness Affects Blood Sugar
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Sep 04, 2018

A diabetes educator explains the main ways diabetics can control their levels when they are feeling under the weather.

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Check-Up: Safe Blood Sugar Levels
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Jun 04, 2018

If you're diabetic you know keeping within certain blood sugar levels is very important. In this Lakeland Health Check-Up, learn what levels are safe at various points of the day.

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Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes and How to Control It
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May 28, 2018

Obstetrician and gynecologist, Ben Wood, DO, explains how gestational diabetes impacts a pregnancy.

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Check-Up: Meal Planning for Diabetics
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May 01, 2018

You don't have to buy special foods when you're diabetic, but you should have three important things when filling your plate at every meal.

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Check-Up: Managing Diabetes
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Mar 19, 2018

Family medicine provider, Jay Shah, MD, shares how focusing on some key areas of your lifestyle, can help prevent complications from diabetes.

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Staying One Step Ahead of Diabetic Foot Care
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Mar 01, 2018

It’s important to practice self-care to protect your feet and keep them healthy.

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Managing Diabetes — It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It
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Nov 27, 2017

Diabetes educators answer three common questions regarding diabetes.

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Healthy TV Habits for the Whole Family
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Mar 29, 2016

Americans spend nearly three hours watching television per day, making TV time the main leisure activity in the country

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Healthy Holidays with Diabetes
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Nov 05, 2015

Healthier holidays start with a plan – make one and try to stick to it!

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