Published by: National Women’s Health Resource Center Inc., November 2010
Use this handy bookmark to remind you about important yet simple steps you can take to manage your diabetes. It includes tips on nutrition, physical activity and proper blood glucose monitoring strategies.
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I'm taking insulin now for my type 2 diabetes. I'm also very physically active. Is there anything I should know?
My doctor wants to start me on insulin for my diabetes. I hate the idea of giving myself shots. Is there any way to avoid insulin therapy? What devices might make my life easier?
THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News)—High levels of iron have been linked with an increased risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), begging the question whether routine recommendations of iron supplements are warranted, a new study says.
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Only about half of U.S. family doctors follow guidelines on screening patients for prediabetes, a new study finds.
More than one-third of American adults have prediabetes, and most don't know it.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News)—More than half of Americans have at least one chronic disease, mental illness or problem with drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.
MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Workers who feel as if they might lose their jobs also seem to have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Researchers reviewed data from nearly 141,000 workers in the United States, Europe and Australia. The workers' average age was 42.
FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Women who consume high amounts of meat, fish, eggs and other common foods rich in several different types of fatty acids may end up facing a greater risk for type 2 diabetes, a large and long-term French study suggests.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Could long afternoon naps raise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Coffee may stain your teeth, but its health benefits outweigh that problem, dental experts say.