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Exercise Prescription for Diabetes

Exercise is excellent medicine for an ailing heart, or for keeping a healthy one healthy. It’s just as important for type 2 diabetes. An “exercise prescription” from the American Heart Association recommends a combination of aerobic exercise and strength training. Learn more ›

Eat Your Way to Better Health

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If you have high triglycerides, you're going to have to limit your sugar intake. But it's still possible to satisfy your sweet tooth ›

Ouch! That Hurts!

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Are you a diabetic with tingling or numbness in your hands or feet? You may be experiencing neuropathy – a common complication of diabetes ›

Ask the Expert

How many carbs should someone with type 2 diabetes eat?

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Carbohydrates should make up about half of all your calories. Learn how to break down your diet, and which carbs to avoid.

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