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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Medications and Surgical Options for Weight Loss

Few people can argue that losing weight is difficult, and keeping the weight off is even harder. For those folks suffering from “diabesity” – both type 2 diabetes and obesity – maintaining a “healthy” weight seems like a never-ending battle. So why is it so easy to gain weight, yet so difficult to lose it? If you have type 2 and are struggling with your weight, these new medications and surgical options might be right for you.

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8 Tips for Sexual Satisfaction

Many diabetes-related complications are commonly known and openly discussed, but when it comes to sex, many people still clam up.

Discussing sexual issues with your partner and/or doctor can be awkward at first, but the benefits are well worth it. There are lots of different types of treatment options available which can positively impact not only your sex life, but your overall health as well.

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