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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

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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Knee Exercises

Knee Strengthening Exercises

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 Site Injections

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

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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Manage Diabetes Through Routine

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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The Top 20 Best Foods For Diabetes Control

There are foods out there that can help regulate blood sugar. This list of the top 20 foods is broken down into fruits and veggies, proteins, carbs, and beverages, so dig in!

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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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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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Insulin Shock Treatment | Type 1 Diabetes Management

If you have diabetes, you already understand the crucial role insulin plays in the human body. Learn more about insulin shock, hypoglycemia, and its treatments.

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Type 1 Diabetes That Starts in Adults | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Were you aware that type 1 diabetes could start after your teen years? If not, you might be worried about the possibility of it affecting you. To make life easier for you, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to type 1 diabetes in adults.

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7 Unknown Advantages of The Diabetes Diet

Managing diabetes means caring about your whole-body health. Following the Diabetes Diet will help lower blood sugar, but it also does so much more. From weight loss to cancer prevention this diet helps from head to toe!

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Type 1 Diabetes Diet | Sample Menu, Easy Recipes, What to Avoid & More

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas are provided here to help you kickstart the Type 1 Diabetes Diet. This healthy meal planning will assist in managing diabetes and provide important nutrition to keep your body moving!

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Cultivate Your Motivation

How to Quiet Your Mind | Mental Health Matters

Your mental health is equally important as your physical health. Let’s review methods one can use to reduce anxiety, lessen the feelings of stress, and quiet the mind.

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What Nails Say About Your Health | Health & Wellness

Nails have a great deal to say about your health and keeping a close eye on the health of your entire body is an important step in diabetes management! This article will walk you through the clues that your nails hold about your whole health.

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Common Myths About Diabetes

The 7 Most Common Diabetes Myths

Diabetes is a common disease these days. In the US, 34.2 million people (slightly more than 1 in 10) had some form of this condition in 2020, while 88 million adults (about 1 in 3) have prediabetes. Because of this, it’s no surprise that it’s easier than ever to find advice about living with diabetes.…

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Is The Keto Diet Good For Diabetes?

Curious about the keto diet and how it can affect those living with diabetes? Here we cover eating keto with TD1 and TD2, keto supplements, and low-carb options. Learn more about this lifestyle choice!

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Diabetes Lifestyle Inspiration

Taking Diabetes Management To Another Level | Get Inspired

Getting diagnosed with diabetes can be tough, but you can make the most of it, too. Read these inspiring stories and learn more about diabetes management.

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How To Do a Fasting Blood Glucose Test

One of the most common methods of blood glucose testing involves checking fasting glucose levels – this can provide valuable insight on whether or not a person’s body is using blood sugar correctly. In this article we’ll discuss methods to accurately perform a fasting blood glucose test.

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Diabetes in Children | Symptoms, Types, & Management

If you’re a parent, the possibility of your child having diabetes can be alarming, but there’s no need to panic. In this article, we’ll go over everything you need to know, from symptoms to look out for to steps you can take to help treat diabetes in children.

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Type 1 Diabetes | Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Through this article we’ll provide details on type 1 diabetes, its symptoms, complications, and treatments. Read on to learn more!

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Hyperglycemia in Diabetes | Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Diabetic Ketoacidosis | DKA Symptoms & Causes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of diabetes that can be life-threatening, most common in people with type 1 diabetes mellitus, though people with type 2 diabetes can also develop DKA. Learn more about symptoms, causes and more.

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Diabetes & Gastroparesis | Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, occurs when the digestive tract causes food to remain in the stomach for longer than average. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Hyperglycemia in Diabetes | Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Hyperglycemia in Diabetes | Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

For people with diabetes, hyperglycemia is usually linked to either insufficient insulin levels in the body or the body’s inability to use insulin like it should. Hyperglycemia is also known as high blood sugar and high blood glucose. Learn more about symptoms, causes, treatments, prevention and more.

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Are All Glucometers Created Equal

Are All Glucometers Created Equal?

Need to buy a new blood glucose meter? It’s important 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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Yogurt Desserts | The Dessert Diaries | Diabetes Friendly Desserts

Yogurt Desserts | The Dessert Diaries | Diabetes Friendly Desserts

This entry of The Dessert Diaries features a wide range of diabetes-friendly desserts, but they all have one thing in common: they include yogurt as a key ingredient! Thanks to this superfood, you’ll be able to savor all kinds of desserts while keeping your glucose levels in check.

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Type I Diabetes: There’s An App For That, Too!

There’s a new app out there for families dealing with Type I diabetes – and it was developed by a teenager! Here’s how you can use T1D1 and other apps to make diabetes management easier than ever.

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Insulin Pump 101

How Does An Insulin Pump Work?

In this article we’ll answer all your insulin pump-related questions, provide safety tips, and break down the types of insulin pumps available.

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Diabetic Service Alert Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

Diabetic Service Alert Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re living with Type 1 or insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetes, you might be able to get some help from a furry friend! Here, you’ll find all the information you need about diabetic alert dogs.

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Diabetes Friendly Fruit Desserts | The Dessert Diaries

Diabetes Friendly Fruit Desserts | The Dessert Diaries

When you have diabetes, dessert has to be different. These delicious recipes for fruit desserts check all the boxes for those with diabetes. Get links to recipes and enjoy diabetes-friendly desserts!

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Coffee & Diabetes: Is It Safe To Drink

Coffee & Diabetes: Is It Safe To Drink?

There are many misconceptions about consuming coffee and diabetes. Can one have too much? Is it safe? Are there health benefits? Should it be decaf? This piece delves deep into the specifics of coffee and diabetes.

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