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Tips for People Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes

When you have newly diagnosed diabetes, knowing your next steps is crucial. Here are US MED’s tips for living with diabetes.

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Diabetes Support Groups: Why Are They Important?

If you’re curious about diabetes support groups but don’t know how to get started, US MED can help. Here, you’ll find our comprehensive overview. 

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Staying Active with Diabetes: How Yoga for Diabetes Can Help

Following a yoga regimen could help you deal with the stress related to diabetes management. If you have type 2/type 1 diabetes and yoga sounds like something you might enjoy, keep reading for the information you need on starting a yoga routine.

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How Does Diabetes Affect Sleep?

Are you wondering “how does diabetes affect your sleep?”. This is US MED’s overview of how sleep and diabetes type 2/type 1 intersect. 

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Being a Parent with Diabetes

When you know how to deal with diabetes, you’ll find it easier than ever to live with diabetes and raise your kids along the way. Here, you’ll find US MED’s advice for parents with diabetes. 

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How to Handle an Insulin Overdose

If you’re asking yourself “can you overdose on insulin?,” you should know this is a real possibility. Here’s the US MED guide to handling an insulin overdose.

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The Top 20 Best Foods For Diabetes Control

Sick of always being told what NOT to eat? Well, there are foods out there that can help regulate blood sugar so consider this list in the DO category. Here we share the top-20 foods good for the diabetes diet.

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Pre-existing Diabetes and Pregnancy

Have you been looking for information on pregnancy and diabetes? If so, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with gestational diabetes—that is, diabetes initially diagnosed mid-pregnancy. However, that doesn’t mean there’s no connection between other forms of diabetes and pregnancy. As recently as the mid-20th century, women who had type 1 diabetes were discouraged…

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What Body Shape Says About Health | Diet & Fitness

Learn all about different body shapes and what each shape might reveal about your health and well-being.

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Managing Diabetes While in College

 Are you wondering how to manage diabetes as a new college student? If so, keep reading for valuable diabetes/college advice. You’ll find US MED’s complete guide to living with diabetes in college right here. 

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Dexcom G7 Release Date, Features & Cost Insights

Are you interested in learning more about the Dexcom G7 and what distinguishes it from other CGMs available today? If so, you’re in luck. Take a look at our complete overview of this exciting new product!

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Dexom G7 CGM Super Bowl Ad with Nick Jonas

The long-awaited Dexcom G7 CGM is here. With the help of Nick Jonas, Dexcom is introducing the new Dexcom G7 CGM in a 2023 Super Bowl commercial.

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  Mushrooms and Diabetes: How Can Mushrooms Help with Blood Sugar Levels?

Learn more with US MED’s guide to adding mushrooms to your diabetes diet and discover how this food can help keep your blood sugar in check. 

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Know Your Diabetes ABCs | US MED

Learning essential diabetes management steps can make managing this disease far simpler. Learn the ABCs of diabetes with US MED.

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Dexcom G6 vs. Dexcom G7: What You Need to Know

Learn about the latest news on Dexcom G7, how it compares to the Dexcom G6, and how to get through US MED.

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10 Knee Strengthening Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain

Incorporating regular knee exercises in your everyday routine can help to decrease any knee pain you might be experiencing. Learn more about our top six knee strengthening exercises.

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Insulin Pump vs CGM

How much is a CGM? How is an insulin pump different than a CGM? Get answers to these question and more in this product breakdown.

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How To Apply a Continuous Glucose Monitor

It’s no secret that continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) are popular among people with diabetes these days. If you’re wondering, “how is CGM inserted?,” keep reading for a complete guide to CGM installation and more. 

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Does Diabetes Cause High Blood Pressure?: Understanding Between High Blood Pressure and Diabetes

If you’re wondering, “can diabetes cause high blood pressure?” or “how can I control high blood pressure with diabetes?,” read on for all the answers you need.

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Diabetes Sweating Connection: Why Does Diabetes Make You Sweat?

Diabetes may cause you to sweat more than usual. Learn more on how diabetes and sweating are connected in the article below.

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Gestational Diabetes : What Should You Eat When You’re on a Healthy Meal Plan?

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes may be the most well-known forms of diabetes, but they aren’t the only diabetes types you should be aware of. During pregnancy, you may experience a condition known as “gestational diabetes.”

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Postprandial Blood Sugar: How Long After Eating Does it Take for Blood Sugar to Return to Normal?

Keeping your postprandial blood sugar under control is an essential part of living with diabetes. Here, you’ll find US MED’s in-depth explanation of postprandial blood sugar, along with tips on how to control it.

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A1C Overview: What is A1C? | US MED

One reliable method of diagnosing diabetes is the hemoglobin A1C test. If you’re asking yourself, “What is A1C testing, anyway?” Learn more with US MED.

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10 Exercises for Managing Diabetes for  Seniors

Know the Best Diabetes Exercises for Seniors 

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Diabetes Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Diabetes management isn’t always an easy task, but you’ll need to work hard at it. Learn about diabetes symptoms and management with US MED.

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Diabetes Rash: Appearance & Prevention

Diabetes can lead to complications in other areas, one of these being your skin. Learn more about what skin complications to be on the lookout for. 

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Diabetes and Depression: How to Manage These Health Conditions

Both diabetes and depression can be difficult conditions to manage – and that’s especially true when you’re dealing with both at the same time. Get advice on how to cope from US MED. 

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Hypoglycemia Symptoms, Causes and Treatments for Diabetics

Hypoglycemia is the term that is used for low blood sugar. Learn more about how people with diabetes can treat hypoglycemia.  

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Is Honey Good for Diabetes?

Is honey good for people living with diabetes? Honey is good in moderation and is shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

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Diabetic Foot Pain and Soreness Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

It’s important to know how diabetes and foot care are interlinked. Learn how to help prevent foot problems that can come with diabetes

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Medicare Benefits: Does Medicare Cover Diabetes Supplies | US MED

Are you wondering if Medicare will cover your purchase from US MED? Find out more about Medicare coverage and our wide selection of diabetes supplies.

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How to Choose a Glucose Meter

Need to buy a new blood glucose meter? It’s essential to make sure you’re getting a glucometer that’s a good fit for your needs. Read on for frequently asked questions, simple instructions, and a brand analysis.

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Building a Diabetes Care Plan

There’s a lot that goes into managing diabetes, including everyday personal care, lab tests, and going to the doctor. Use our template to stay on track to manage your diabetes.

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Breakfast Ideas For People With Diabetes | Diet & Fitness

Looking for more breakfast ideas to incorporate into your morning routine? These ten diabetes -friendly breakfast recipes are a great way to start your day.

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Flu and Diabetes: Symptoms and Treatment

The flu can lead to complications for people with diabetes. Learn why flu shots are recommended for use by people with diabetes.

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How to Lose Belly Fat | Diet & Fitness

There are a couple of lifestyle changes that you can make to remove stubborn belly fat around the abdomen. Learn more about the truth of belly fat at US MED.

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Where to Inject Insulin & How to Keep Insulin Injection Sites Healthy

Studies have shown that almost two-thirds of all people who inject insulin have some degree of lipohypertrophy – thickening or rubbery skin at injection sites. Here, we discuss ways to avoid lipo and things to look out for.

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Worst Restaurant Meals For People With Diabetes

These are some of the worst restaurant meals for those living with diabetes. Here are 15 meals to avoid when you eat out. Learn more.

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes 101

Learn all about gestational diabetes and how it could affect your pregnancy.

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Veggies That Are Healthy Sources of Carbs

Veggies That Are Healthy Sources of Carbs | Diet & Fitness

Are you worried about carbs? Multiple healthy carb options come from vegetables. Learn creative ways to incorporate them into your diet.

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COVID & Diabetes: ‘Tis The Holiday Season To Be Healthy

COVID & Diabetes: ‘Tis The Holiday Season To Be Healthy

Stay safe and healthy this holiday season. We’ll address common questions like, is it safe to travel, and provide tips for people living with diabetes to celebrate the holidays.

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10 Natural Ways to Combat Diabetes

With diabetes cases increasing in America, it’s more important than ever to take action. If you need to know how to fight diabetes naturally, these ten tips from US MED can help.

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Diabetic Diet: 6 Foods That Help to Control Blood Sugar

Here’s a list of foods that those living with diabetes will want to incorporate into their daily diets: veggies, greens, beverages, fruit, grains, fats, and protein. Get the details here!

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Type 2 Diabetes | Overview, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder that affects blood sugar levels in your body. Learn more about type 2 diabetes symptoms, causes, risk factors, and prevention.

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Diabetes Management | Living With Diabetes

Are you living with diabetes? We’ll walk you through some healthy lifestyle and routine choices that can help you better manage diabetes.

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Improving Circulation After DVT | DVT Recovery & Treatment

Help avoid a DVT and improve circulation in your legs. Learn all about how to reduce your risk of developing deep vein thrombosis.

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Diabetes Daily Routine: Healthy Diabetes Management Tips

Routines create habits. And when it comes to diabetes, a healthy routine can lead to better quality of life and more time in range. In this piece, we’ll share an example daily routine and tips to turn healthy choices into habits!

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Foods High in Magnesium | Diet & Fitness

Magnesium plays a crucial role in anyone’s healthy diet – including people with diabetes. It contributes to over 300 chemical reactions in the human body! To make sure you’re getting enough of the magnificent mineral known as magnesium, read on for US MED’s list of magnesium-rich foods.

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Diabetic Friendly Drinks | Living With Diabetes

Are you looking to enjoy a tasty drink from time to time? Living with diabetes doesn’t limit you to water. There are multiple drink options to enjoy.

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Can Blood Sugar Cause Mood Swings? | Mental Health Matters

How Does Diabetes Affect Mood and Relationships? In this piece we’ll talk about mood swings impacted by blood sugar highs and lows and the impacts of dealing with this complex disease.

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