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Diabetics, pay special attention to your legs and feet

Do you know someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes? Please spread the word how important it is for diabetics to take care of their health, and pay special attention to their legs and feet. To keep their feet and legs healthy, they need to inspect them daily and note any changes they see like [...]

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Exercise for the Diabetic

We all know everyone needs to exercise in this sedentary/fast food American lifestyle.  This article will highlight reasons diabetics/pre-diabetic persons need to incorporate exercise into their lives to control the progression of their disease and help control blood sugar.  Awareness of all the great physiological components of exercise can help the “non-exerciser” see it as [...]

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The verdict on artificial sweeteners

“While they make food taste sweet without adding calories, there is no real nutritional value to them,” says Janeah Steel, a registered dietitian with Agnesian HealthCare. “Artificial sweeteners are OK in moderation; you can also consider other sources to satisfy your sweet tooth. A small splash of balsamic vinegar or natural fruit juice can provide [...]

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Nutrition - Examples of Typical High-Sugar Beverages (spot)

How do sugars and carbs affect your health?

The American Heart Association recently posted an article that talked about the importance of reducing your sugar intake.  Dr. Gauthier, of the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Ripon, agrees with their assessment. Sugars in your diet can be naturally occurring or added. Naturally occurring sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) [...]

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