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Living Well With Diabetes -Articles
Who doesn’t love a delicious pizza once in a while. But with diabetes, the kind of pizza you eat can make all the difference in preventing a blood sugar spike and subsequent crash that will leave you regretting your meal choice.
If you have diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to your heart health. Heart disease is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, people with diabetes are 3 times more likely to die of heart disease compared to those who don’t have diabetes. The good news is that there are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk.
Canadians have many claims to fame, but none are more important than the discovery of insulin in 1921. At a time when the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes meant a life of starvation and almost certain death, four scientists at the University of Toronto made a breakthrough that truly changed the world.
As children we’re told to floss and brush our teeth to prevent cavities. But with diabetes, good oral health becomes especially important to avoid future complications of the mouth. After all, mouth issues are nothing to smile about.
People who have diabetes are encouraged to become the captain of their own ship. This means that you need to steer your diabetes management towards the goals you have set for yourself and work with all members of your crew, i.e. your diabetes healthcare team.