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Heart Disease and Diabetes in Women

Your body gets most of its energy from glucose, a form of sugar that comes from some of the food you eat. If you have diabetes, it’s harder for your body to turn food into energy. That’s because the body either:

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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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Treatments For Diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes has a number of drug treatment options to be taken by mouth known as oral antihyperglycemic drugs or oral hypoglycemic drugs. The lifestyle measures that are critical to type 2 diabetes management are diet and exercise, and these remain an important part of treatment when pills are added. People with type 1 diabetes cannot use oral pills […]

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What Is Insulin?

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Insulin is a hormone; a chemical messenger produced in one part of the body to have an action on another. It is a protein responsible for regulating blood glucose levels as part of metabolism. The body manufactures insulin in the pancreas, and the hormone is secreted by its beta cells, primarily in response to glucose.1 […]

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All the potential complications of diabetes can be prevented or controlled with tight glycemic control, which means keeping HbA1C levels below 7%.2 Measures to keep control of glucose levels, in addition to drugs or insulin treatment, include exercise and diet. Additionally, keeping control of blood pressure and lipid levels helps to prevent complications of diabetes.

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