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5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Tame Diabetes

Posted 3/14/2017 by UHBlog

5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Tame Diabetes

If you have diabetes, help keep your blood sugar in check through regular exercise.

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Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Posted 2/7/2017 by UHBlog

Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise among Americans, but there are some steps you can take to help prevent developing it.

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7 Ways to Avoid Heart Attack and Stroke If You Have Diabetes

Posted 7/20/2016 by UHBlog

7 Ways to Avoid Heart Attack and Stroke If You Have Diabetes

People with diabetes should take their condition to heart – literally.

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When diabetes develops during pregnancy

Posted 3/7/2016 by UHBlog

Some women develop diabetes after they become pregnant. This condition is known as gestational diabetes. The good news is that it’s treatable. Both mother and baby can be healthy, often with lifestyle changes alone. What is gestational diabetes? Hormones that help your baby develop during pregnancy may prevent insulin from working normally in your body. Insulin helps move sugar, or glucose, from your blood into your cells. If you become resistant to insulin, your blood glucose level rises...

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A sweet society: Sugar Mamas helps women with diabetes achieve healthy pregnancies

Posted 3/7/2016 by UHBlog

For pregnant women who have diabetes, managing the disease during pregnancy can be complicated. Pregnancy changes the way diabetes is controlled, and it can have a significant effect on the health of both mom and baby – women with diabetes are at the highest risk for premature births. To give these women the support they need for a successful pregnancy, birth, and healthy newborn, the Center for Diabetes in Pregnancy at University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital created the Suga...

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Holiday Feasts Without Derailing Your Health

Posted 11/24/2015 by UHBlog

Looking forward to stuffing yourself this holiday season? Ask us how to enjoy holiday feasts without blowing up your blood sugar and diet plan. Everybody faces eating challenges during the holidays – which sometimes starts at Halloween and lasts until after the New Year. If you have diabetes, it’s especially important to maintain healthy blood sugar levels year-round, regardless of the temptations. “We’re all trying to be good for the beginning of the year. Then when it ...

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Could Your Child Have Diabetes? Know the Tell-Tale Signs

Posted 9/22/2015 by UHBlog

Diabetes among children has surged over the last 20 years. If you're worried about your child, we can help. Many of us think of diabetes as being a chronic condition affecting overweight adults. But did you know that diabetes affects plenty of children as well, even those who aren’t tipping the scales? In fact, one in three American children born today will develop diabetes in their lifetimes. According to pediatric endocrinologist Rose Gubitosi-Klug, MD, PhD, both type 1 and type 2 diab...

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