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Gestational Diabetes Can Cause Heart Defects

If you devlop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, it's vital that you keep blood sugar levels in check to prevent serious heart conditions in your child.

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Eat, Wait, Sleep: Sound Advice for Optimal Blood Sugar?

The recommended practice of waiting two hours after eating before going to bed doesn’t have a significant effect on blood sugar levels, say researchers.

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Gestational Diabetes: 5 Life-Saving Tips for You and Your Baby-to-Be

Untreated diabetes during pregnancy can have serious repercussions. Our doctor-approved plan will help you spot the signs and take action to stay safe.

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Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

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Coffee May Help You Lose Weight

Talk about a morning perk! New research shows that coffee may jumpstart your body’s fat-burning potential.

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Do We Recognize Diabetes as a True Killer?

Could diabetes be a top cause of death in the U.S., but secondary complications are being blamed instead?

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Important Diabetes Tests and Prevention Tips

If you have diabetes, you need to get more preventative checkups than most other people. These are the regular checkups that can protect your health.

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To Lower Risk of Diabetes Commit to Diet and Exercise

If you need a strong motivator to get you to realize that preventing type 2 diabetes is hugely possible and within your grasp, despite being at high risk, then the latest study is a true cheerleader. The 15-year study, which looked at preventing diab...

Diabetes and Eye Care

Diabetes and Eye Care

How important are regular eye exams if you’re living with diabetes?

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Understanding Diabetes and Heart Disease

If you live with diabetes, the official guidelines for reducing heart disease risks can be confusing. Here's what you should know.