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The Benefits of Careful Blood Sugar Management

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Checking blood sugar.
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Woman testing her blood sugar.
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What is a blood glucose/blood sugar level?


Woman having a blood test.
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How is blood sugar measured?


Blood sugar meter reading of 130.
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What are healthy blood glucose target levels?


Diabetes and heart health concept.
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What are the blood glucose target levels in people with diabetes?


Smiling older couple checking the man's blood sugar levels.
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The benefits of healthy blood sugar levels


Blood sugar tracker.
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Blood glucose and A1C targets


Blood sugar testing strip and meter.
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Monitor your blood sugar levels


Diabetes supplies.
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Use prescribed medications


Healthy foods.
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Change your diet


Healthy fruits and vegetables.
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Focus on low-glycemic foods


Cinnamon sticks in bowl.
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Incorporate foods that may help lower blood sugar


Foods high in healthy fats.
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Reduce your carbohydrate intake


Woman holding glass of water and bag of vegetables.
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Get enough fiber


Colorful diet supplements in spoon with fresh vegetables.
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Try supplements


Women smiling and dancing in exercise class.
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Make some fundamental lifestyle changes


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

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