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Type 1 Diabetes Costs $2,500 a Year With Insurance

A recent study revealed that the average Type 1 diabetic in America will spend about $2,500 on out of pocket medical expenses associated with his or her illness this year. And while insulin the cost of insulin for diabetes patients can be substantial, the insulin they need to maintain their health only accounts for 18 […]

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Diabetics Possibly Having FEWER Heart Attacks and Strokes

More than 400 million people, worldwide, have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. As is often the case with diabetes, people also suffer from cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, amputation, eye disease, and neuropathy, just to name a few. Interestingly enough, however, a study in Australia, conducted on Australian patients with type 2 diabetes, has shown […]

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Daily Walking Reduces Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Walking has often been promoted as good for us. Specifically, it has been shown to aid in weight loss, help alleviate stress and depression, and keep our knees oiled up and working properly. But did you know that walking daily can also help decrease your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure? According to recent […]

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Diabetes and IBD Can Raise Your Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The exact cause of Rheumatoid arthritis has escaped the diagnosis of the medical community for some time. However, the mayo clinic is possibly a step closer to the answer. The Clinic recently published a study that examined 3,276 people. Of this group, 821 of the individuals suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers were able to conclude […]

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Health Tech: Needle Free Tattoos To Check Blood Sugar Levels

Non-invasive solutions in healthcare are making a quite an impression on patients and doctors. No one likes the pain of a needle or a knife, and that’s why the needle-free tattoos to check blood sugar levels are so popular. These temporary electronic tattoos are making it easier for diabetic patients to monitor their blood sugar […]

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