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Francisco Zepeda’s Dog Helps Him Manage His Type 2 Diabetes

Francisco Zepeda is a 54-year-old native of El Salvador who owns an insurance agency in San Francisco.  Type 2 diabetes runs in his family. He says, “My grandmother lived with diabetes for about 30 years, and my father has it as well. I heard about diabetes all that time, but I never thought that it … Continue reading Francisco Zepeda’s Dog Helps Him Manage His Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Health Type 2: Keeping Blood Pressures in Check the Natural Way

In addition to elevated glucose levels, diabetics also have to worry about elevated blood pressures. I was told early on that high blood pressure goes hand in hand with diabetes so I’ve been particularly careful about managing my blood pressure. When I was first diagnosed with diabetes my blood pressure was through the roof . … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Keeping Blood Pressures in Check the Natural Way

Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Not Enough Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nov-24_-2016_-10_13_44-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Almost all middle-aged diabetes patients should be using statins, but a recent study has found that cardiologists are only prescribing them to about three in every five patients. This finding came … Continue reading Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Not Enough Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins

AskNadia: Best Margarine to Use for My Cholesterol

Dear Nadia, I am a type 2 diabetic who uses medication and insulin. At night, I take cholesterol medication and check my blood pressure. My cholesterol is in the normal range. I use vegetable margarine for my toast, and I want to know if it’s the best spread to use? Ilyaas Malik Dear Ilyaas, If … Continue reading AskNadia: Best Margarine to Use for My Cholesterol

Type 2 Diabetes: Nurse’s lifestyle Changes After Her Diagnosis

By Tanya Caylor When Vickie Betz got to age 49 without developing the Type 2 diabetes that had caused her mom so many health problems, she thought she’d escaped that fate. Shortly afterward she received her own diagnosis. “I can’t have cookies anymore!” she wailed. “Yes you can,” her doctor replied. “You just can’t have … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes: Nurse’s lifestyle Changes After Her Diagnosis

Diabetes Health Magazine Crossword

If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. … Continue reading Diabetes Health Magazine Crossword