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Why and How to use a Baby Heartbeat Monitor

Although the baby heartbeat monitor is most commonly used at pre-natal visits and during labor, some women like the idea of being able to...

Healthy Weight, Better Mobility

One more reason it pays to maintain a healthy weight: Packing on too many pounds early in life can put you at risk for...

Children, Omega-3 and Diabetes

Children at increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes may benefit from getting more omega-3 fatty acids in their diets. The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study* in...

How to manage diabetes more efficiently

American adults with diabetes are doing a better job at managing their blood glucose levels, and fewer are developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to...

Personal Relationships and Longevity

There may be a downside to self-reliance: A study found that people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who are comfortable reaching out...

Blood sugar levels chart

Diabetes is a chronic condition where pancreatic cells do not produce enough insulin (diabetes type 1) or where the body cannot use the produced...

A link Between Diabetes and Depression

Diabetes and depression are intimately linked, and one new study* indicates that seeking proper treatment for depression prolongs the lives of older people with...

Weight Gain and Pregnancy

When it comes to pregnancy and your risk for gestational diabetes, it’s not just how much you gain—it’s how quickly, too. In a study of...

Controlling Blood Pressure for Heart Health

Tight control of blood pressure and blood fats to recommended levels is vital for heart health in people with type 2 diabetes, but going...

Diabetic shoes and socks for men and women

Diabetic's foot apparel Diabetics should pay more attention to what shoes and socks they buy. It is important to buy proper shoes and socks for...