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8 Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee contains many compounds known to reduce the risk for health problems and improve bodily functions. Check out the top health benefits of consuming coffee.
Posted 8/17/2015  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 7 comments   15,107 views
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Find the Blood Glucose Meter That's Right for You

To avoid becoming overwhelmed with all the different glucose meters out there, it might help to start with this simple criteria.
Posted 7/6/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 6,491 views
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3 Money-Saving Tips for People with Diabetes

If you're living with diabetes, you know that out-of-pocket expenses can add up fast. Here's how to keep costs down while managing your diabetes as effectively as possible.
Posted 6/1/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 13,440 views
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Be Aware of Your Diabetes Risk

Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to remind you about all the tools and content you can find on SparkPeople to help you successfully manage your diabetes.
Posted 11/8/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 1 comments   11,352 views
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Try This 42-Calorie Spaghetti Swap

You might have heard of spaghetti squash, but do you know what to do with it? Learn 3 ways to prep it, plus 8 ways to eat it!
Posted 4/2/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 129 comments   625,543 views
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What You Need to Know about Nectresse, the Zero-Calorie Sweetener

Dietitian Becky shares the scoop on the zero-calorie sweetener, Nectresse. Is it natural? And what's a monkfruit?
Posted 1/18/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 60 comments   31,967 views
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The Truth about Carbs

Gone are the days of carbohydrates being the evil enemy of weight loss. But before you return to pile on the pancakes, it's important to separate the truth from the lies!
Posted 11/9/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 40,633 views
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Diabetes-Friendly Dinners

Diabetes can make mealtime more challenging, so we rounded up a week's worth of healthy, simple recipes that are suitable for those who have to watch their carbs!
Posted 8/10/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 9 comments   25,337 views
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The Scoop on Lower-Carb 'Milk Drinks'

Dairy beverages and snacks provide additional alternative to familiar non-dairy options while also providing some of the dairy benefits. Are they right for you?
Posted 4/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 19 comments   17,657 views
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Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

More than 8 percent of people in the U.S. have diabetes, including Paula Deen, so why so much outrage about her recent announcement? We think people should cut her some slack.
Posted 1/20/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 228 comments   22,976 views
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Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

Learn seven key ways to reduce your risk of a stroke as well as the signs of a stroke so you can act FAST if you or a loved one experiences symptoms.
Posted 10/17/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 6 comments   10,149 views
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The Skin Condition That's a Dark Sign of What's to Come

As you gain weight, your body can change drastically. How can you tell whether the changes are merely aesthetic--or a sign of something more? Dr. Birdie shares her expertise.
Posted 9/27/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Birdie Varnedore, M.D. : 48 comments   120,375 views
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Diabetes Killed My Grandfather

It's time we put a real face with diabetes. I hope this story will move you to help yourself--and your loved ones.
Posted 7/8/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 93 comments   21,480 views
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Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

Summer fun playing in the hot sun at the beach or park and traveling can make it hard to manage diabetes. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your fun in the sun.
Posted 6/27/2011  9:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 9 comments   10,176 views
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Let's Help Stop Diabetes during American Diabetes Month

Nearly 24 million adults and children in the U.S. are living and thriving with diabetes. November is American Diabetes Association to share ways we can all help Stop Diabetes.
Posted 11/4/2010  11:46:36 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 29 comments   12,980 views
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