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EXPERTS ANSWER COVID-19 QUESTIONS: Risks, Complications & Stress

In this first of a four-part series, nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, Gail MacNeil, discusses the risks, complications and stresses associated with COVID-19 with endocrinologist, Dr. Alanna Weisman, and psychiatrist, Dr. Barry Simon. Here are their insights.

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5 steps you can take every day to support your kidney health

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You may already know that diabetes can affect your kidneys and that high blood sugars, along with other risk factors, can cause kidney disease. That’s why it is important to have regular tests for kidney disease to detect it at an early stage, as there may be few symptoms at that time.

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Insulin resistance: what it is and how to prevent it

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Normally, the insulin in your body allows your cells to convert blood sugar into energy. But when you have insulin resistance, your cells aren’t responding properly, which causes blood sugar levels to rise. Here’s a look at the signs and symptoms of insulin resistance to watch for, as well as the ways you can help prevent it from becoming a concern in your life.

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