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Do Avocado Seeds Lower Blood Pressure?

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Older women may choose quality of life over a cancer drug when it comes with serious side effects.

Is Maple Syrup Odor A Symptom Of Diabetes?

My boyfriend all the sudden started smelling very strongly of maple syrup. He also is increasingly tired and irritable. Is this a symptom of diabetes?

An A1C of 8.7 Is Of Concern

My hemoglobin A1c is 8.7 and serum glucose is 126; my doctor said it’s not serious. Should I be concerned?

Prefilling Insulin Syringes

Prefilled syringes with insulin for future use can be helpful for some people. Learn about the necessary precautions for safely prefilling syringes.

Can I Eat Pizza If I Have Diabetes?

Is pizza incompatible with diabetes? How can incorporate pizza into your diet without experiencing marked hyperglycemia?

Is 108 A High Fasting Glucose Level?

My fasting glucose is always between 100-108. I thought anything under 110 was fine, but I just wanted to make sure?

Is Advair Inhaler A Steroid?

Advair is what's called a combination inhaler, which means it contains a combination of two different types of medicines in one canister.