Category : Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Facts and Myths

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Many presumed “facts” are thrown about in the paper press, magazines and on the internet regarding diabetes; some of them are, in fact, myths. It is important that people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, their loved ones, employers and schools have an accurate picture of the disease. Below are some diabetes myths: People with diabetes should not […]

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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My mother has diabetes. Should I be tested? I’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. If I lose weight and eat better, will it go away? What is the best thing I can do to control my diabetes? Am I at risk for any complications from diabetes? Which glucose meter is best for me? Will […]

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Diabetes: Taking Insulin

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Having insulin-dependent diabetes means a lifelong dependence on daily injections of insulin. In addition to people with type 1 diabetes, those with type 2 diabetes that is unresponsive to oral drugs must also take insulin.1 A typical patient with type 1 diabetes may need more than 60,000 injections across their lifetime, requiring two or more […]

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Hypoglycemia and exercise

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If hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is experienced during or after a workout, it should be treated immediately. This involves taking at least 15-20 grams of fast-acting carbohydrate such as:

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Examples of Aerobic exercises

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Examples of Aerobic exercises include:

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