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Managing sugar and carb consumption is an important part of living with diabetes. However, sometimes it’s not obvious how much sugar is in the food we eat. Here are some of the ways to spot "hidden" sugars.

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Pursuing your vision of ideal health as a person with diabetes is not always a straight path. There are ups and downs all along the way. Sometimes a down period makes sense—you may be having a hard time keeping up with treatment or external factors could be affecting your health.

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Almost 100 years ago, the first successful insulin shot was delivered to a 14-year-old boy. Since that day, insulin has become a bigger, if not the biggest, part of managing diabetes.

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Keeping up with diabetes self-management during the holidays can be challenging, but rewarding. Here are some ways you can thrive during holiday feasting, stay active, keep up with treatment—and have fun.  

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The holiday season is a special time for everyone, no matter how you’re celebrating.

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As a person with diabetes, you’ve probably thought a lot about obtaining, maintaining, and maximizing insurance policies. Insurance can be costly and understanding your policy may be confusing and time-consuming—but there are ways to make sure you fully understand the scope of your benefits.

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It’s been 100 years since the discovery of insulin, yet millions of people with diabetes around the world still cannot access the care they need. Medtronic is working to engineer the extraordinary for people throughout their diabetes journey.

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Some look forward to the Thanksgiving feast all year—and for good reason. No other holiday meal quite matches the yummy selection of treats. Celebrating Thanksgiving with diabetes is no different.

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For people with diabetes, PWD’s, the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a little less than a comprehensive health plan.
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Posted by Alexis Papayanakos on in Education and Information

You can potentially live the sweet life as a person with diabetes, PWD.

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