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4 Alternative Methods to Insulin Injections Diabetes

4 Alternative Methods to Insulin Injections

In order to treat diabetes, people must manage their insulin levels – often with injections. There are ways to manage your insulin levels, without using a needle every day. You can learn more about how these methods work with an online search before talking with your doctor. 1. Inhaled Insulin If you don’t want to deal […]

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4 Alternative Methods to Insulin Injections Diabetes

4 Alternative Methods to Insulin Injections

In order to treat diabetes, people must manage their insulin levels – often with injections. There are ways to manage your insulin levels, without using a needle every day. You can learn more about how these methods work with an online search before talking with your doctor. 1. Inhaled Insulin If you don’t want to deal […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Diabetes diabetes Ailments

Everything You Need to Know About Diabetes

Table of Contents OverviewRisk FactorsSigns and SymptomsScreening and PreventionWhen to See a DoctorDiagnosisTypes of DiabetesComplicationsTreatmentsLiving with DiabetesOutlook Overview Diabetes is a group of disorders that are characterized by elevated blood sugar (glucose) levels, or hyperglycemia, in the body. Glucose is the main source of energy for your brain, muscles, and tissues. After you eat, your […]

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What’s The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes? Conditions

What’s The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Both types of diabetes are chronic and characterized by excess levels of blood glucose (sugar). Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, representing 90 to 95 percent of all cases, while type 1 diabetes represents approximately five percent of all cases. It is estimated that more than 100 million American adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes.

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A1C Test for Diabetes: What You Need to Know Conditions

A1C Test for Diabetes: What You Need to Know

If you have diabetes, your doctor may recommend you do daily (sometimes multiple times) finger pricks/sticks to measure your blood glucose (sugar). These tests are accurate but only at the moment, as your blood sugar can vary wildly depending on the time of day and your level of activity. For more accurate information, doctors recommend A1C tests.

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