Jolly Green Goodness Smoothie

If you aren’t used to a green smoothie with minimal fruit, this won’t be as sweet as what you are used to, but don’t let that deter you! If you’re trying to transition from super sweet fruit-based smoothies, add in a few chunks of pineapple or berries so you enjoy the smoothie, but gradually reduce the extra fruit each week to get back to the recommended amount in this recipe.

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Is Type 2 Diabetes Preventable?

Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic diseases worldwide and, if not well cared for, can lead to serious medical complications. If you have prediabetes, studies have proven there are ways to significantly reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and you can avoid or significantly reduce the risk of developing complications by controlling your glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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Vascular Complications: No Thanks, I’ll Pass!

The blood vessels in your body are like the pipes running through your home. The whole vascular system is the pipeline through which blood travels, carrying oxygen and nutrients to tissues. Chronically high blood sugar, high cholesterol and high blood pressure can cause damage to the walls of these ‘pipes’ leading to vascular complications, but these types of complications can be prevented.

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Everybody Hates Pricks!

It’s the end of an era! The Dexcom G6 has made fingersticks a thing of the past for people with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus give their review of the newest version of Dexcom’s CGM with its new sensor, inserter, transmitter and customizable alarms.

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