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Get a grip on your diabetes by keeping your sugar level under control.
 
Diabetes is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. It is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels. Normally these levels are controlled by insulin which is produced by the pancreas. In people with diabetes, however, the blood sugar levels are not controlled by this insulin production and become too high. Diabetes is a chronic disease which means although it can be controlled it lasts a lifetime.
 
Over 17 million people in the u.s. are affected by this diabetes. Symptoms include: increased thirst, weight loss, fatigue, nausea& blurred vision to name a few.
 
Studies show that aggressive & intensive control of elevated levels of blood sugar in the diabetic patient are necessary to decrease the complications of diabetes. This means following a diet, getting regular exercise and monitoring blood sugar levels regularly….as always, speak to your doctor about your symptoms and treatment.

 

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