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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Diabetes and Mindfulness

Learning how to be mindful can take some practice, and it can be especially difficult to pay attention to experiences in the present moment when you are busy doing everything necessary to manage your diabetes. Even though it may not be easy, mindfulness can be a valuable tool you can use to help you manage difficult diabetes-related emotions.

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Breathe It In: Inhaled Insulin Options for Type 2 Diabetes

Many people with type 2 diabetes have fears about starting insulin therapy, but using inhaled insulin, one of the newest insulin options, may get around some of these fears. One thing is for sure, using ANY type of insulin will help control your diabetes and does not represent a failure on your part! Diabetes is a progressive disease, and at least a third of people with type 2 diabetes will eventually need insulin.

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