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Give your feet some extra love and attention

Give your feet some extra love and attention

Why is foot care important in diabetes? When you have diabetes, your feet need a little more care. Diabetes can damage the nerve endings and blood vessels in your feet and make it more difficult for your body to fight infection. So it’s important to keep your feet...

The 4 kinds of diabetes

The 4 kinds of diabetes

"The term ""diabetes"" actually applies to several conditions. Type 1 diabetes usually starts in kids or young adults and happens when the pancreas stops making insulin. Type 1 can’t be cured, but it can be managed. Type 2 can begin at any age, but it's more common in...

Know your meds

Know your meds

"Know your meds: Think about each of the medicines you take. Do you know why you’re taking that specific medicine instead of another one? What happens if you miss a dose? Can you take this medicine with food or water? What kind of side effects might you experience?...

Take charge of your asthma

Take charge of your asthma

Wheezing. Shortness of breath. Tightness in your chest. Having an asthma attack can be scary, and depending on how bad your symptoms are, you might need emergency treatment. An asthma action plan can help you treat your asthma on a daily basis, but it can also tell...

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Help your child eat well

How do you help support your child’s healthy eating habits? Eating together as a family is one of the best ways to teach children to eat well. As parents, we have a responsibility to provide our kids with healthy food options, but how can we ensure they make...

Managing your stress for good

"If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or anxious, it might be time to make a change. Even if stress is just a part of your everyday life, it can still have serious impacts on your physical and mental health. Luckily, there are many ways for you to reduce stress...

Ways to say no to alcohol

If you've been considering taking the steps to stop drinking, then we want to congratulate you on your decision. It's a difficult thing to do and deserves a pat on the back. It can also seem daunting when trying to navigate social gatherings without alcohol. But it is...

A shot of truth

The effects of alcohol vary depending on a person's weight, age, and sex. Too much alcohol over a short space of time can lead to serious health problems such as liver cirrhosis or heart disease. It's common to underestimate how many drinks are too many or risk...

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Help your child eat well

How do you help support your child’s healthy eating habits? Eating together as a family is one of the best ways to teach children to eat well. As parents, we have a responsibility to provide our kids with healthy food options, but how can we ensure they make...

Managing your stress for good

"If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or anxious, it might be time to make a change. Even if stress is just a part of your everyday life, it can still have serious impacts on your physical and mental health. Luckily, there are many ways for you to reduce stress...

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