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Figuring out Hunger and Fullness with Diabetes

Have you ever experienced the feeling of excessive hunger? No matter how much you eat, you can’t seem to feel full and satisfy your hunger? Excessive hunger (also known as polyphagia) is a sign and symptom of diabetes. Figuring out hunger and fullness with diabetes takes learning, practice, and support. Read on to learn about …

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3 Things to Know About the Diabetes and Heart Disease Connection

You’ve probably heard people with diabetes have a higher risk for many health complications. And as it turns out, heart disease is one of those complications. Adults with diabetes are two to four more times more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes. However, The Harris Poll conducted a survey of 1,050 …

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8 Ways to Get More Exercise In Your Day

The human body is designed to move. Body movement, even in small doses, has been shown to reduce blood pressure, reduce post-meal glucose levels, and is associated with better physical function in older adults. We know there are lots of reasons to increase your physical activity. Yet, if you’re like many of us, it doesn’t …

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes and Ideas for Diabetes

Holidays that are centered around sharing food aren’t always easy for someone with diabetes. Welldoc’s Registered Dietitian says the good news is with just a few minor tweaks and using some creative diabetes-friendly recipes, you can enjoy the holidays. With Thanksgiving being a major food holiday, we’re sharing some healthy recipes and ideas for your …

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Added Sugars Guide for those with Type 2 Diabetes

You don’t have to have diabetes in order to know that sugar has been made the villain of all foods. But the truth is, sugar isn’t that evil. Nor is it the root cause of all prediabetes and diabetes. For starters, it can help someone recover from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Yet, that doesn’t mean …

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I was diagnosed with prediabetes, what now?

You could have been going in for a routine checkup when your doctor said, “You have prediabetes”.  Hearing this can be scary. Yet, with lifestyle changes, it doesn’t have to mean type 2 diabetes is in your future. WellDoc’s Registered Dietitian explains how prediabetes can be managed. What is prediabetes? First, it’s important to understand …

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Is the keto diet the best diet for type 2 diabetes?

If you live with type 2 diabetes, talking about your diet may be an everyday conversation. Our goal is to help you feel more empowered to make the changes that are right for you. We know what we eat affects blood sugar levels. And the ketogenic diet has gotten a lot of press over the …

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