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Diabetes reality check

by Isabel Fawcett, SPHR

Diabetes self-care might not be entertaining if it were reality television. Yet diabetes has its recurring drama for some diabetics and their caregivers. The drama of extreme blood glucose fluctuations can be a cliff-hanging experience worthy of soap opera plots and counterplots.
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Diabetic elders: symptoms and meal frequency

by Isabel Fawcett, SPHR

It could be diabetics' mantra- smaller meal portions, more frequent (healthy) snacks and regular meals. The theory is simple enough. Reality, however, is a mixed-bag for some diabetics and their caregivers.

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Tips for good diabetes management

by Shannon Lee

Diabetes is a chronic yet manageable disease. However, seniors might have a more difficult time with diabetes management. Here are a few tried and true tips to help make diabetes management easier.
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