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How Thyroid Disease and Diabetes Are Linked

Thyroid disease and diabetes can go hand in hand, so it’s important to understand the connection between these two endocrine conditions.

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U.S. Diabetes Rates: Facts and Figures

Nearly 9 percent of U.S. adults had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and 0.5 percent with type 1 diabetes in 2016 and 2017, according to this study.

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Early Type 1 Diabetes Shortens Life Expectancy

While it’s well-known that type 1 diabetes reduces life expectancy, a study provides more information about age of diabetes onset and lifespan.

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Can the Flu Trigger Diabetes in Children?

Flu season may come and go for some, but it can be life-changing if it triggers type 1 diabetes. Here’s how to protect your child.

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10 Tips for Weight Loss with Type 1 Diabetes

Having type 1 diabetes makes losing weight even more challenging than normal. Here are some facts and tips to help you succeed in shedding those pesky pounds.