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Complications

Hypoglycemia: 10 Signs of Low Blood Sugar

If you live with diabetes, you should know these signs of low blood sugar so you can catch it early to prevent dangerous complications.

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Nutrition

The Most Bizarre Diabetes Cures and Remedies

People have been promoting all sorts of "cures" for diabetes since ancient times. Take a look at some of the most bizarre diabetes remedies of all time.

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Diagnosis

Is it Hypothyroidism, or Something Else?

The best way to know if you have hypothyroidism, or any thyroid condition, is to get bloodwork done. But if you have a hunch that you have hypothyroidism, check out these symptoms, diagnosis details, and treatment options.

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Symptoms

You Might Have an Underactive Thyroid if…

If you’re feeling extra tired or can’t seem to lose weight despite your best efforts, you might have an underactive thyroid. Check into these 12 symptoms of hypothyroidism.

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Lifestyle

The Ideal Hypothyroid Lifestyle

These simple changes that make a big impact, can help you live your best life with hypothyroidism. It’s about being aware of what’s going in to your body and when, and what you're doing with your body the rest of the day.

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Risk Factors

Melatonin May Help Lower Diabetes Risk

Your type 2 diabetes risk may be affected by the melatonin levels in your body. Learn how this common sleep supplement affects your hormonal health.

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Treatment

Can Chiropractors Really Treat Diabetes?

Can chiropractors legitimately treat diabetes, or are these programs just a scam? Learn what a chiropractic program for diabetes can and can't do for you.

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Lifestyle

10 Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

These famous women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us who live with thyroid disease.

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Risk Factors

Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

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Complications

Is Thyroid Disease Putting a Damper on Your Game — or Enhancing it?

Thyroid conditions can affect both the physical and mental abilities of athletes. As always, proper treatment is key — but be warned that too much treatment can lead to doping controversies.