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Know Diabetes by Heart – En Español

For the English translation of this document, see Know Diabetes By Heart. ¿Sabe alguien quien tiene un diagnóstico de la diabetes o la hipertensión? ¿Sabe que la diabetes es relacionada a la salud...

Can Cinnamon Cure Diabetes?

There are many uses for cinnamon. Cinnamon can help to add a sweet flavor to foods without adding sugar, but is cinnamon one of the next “superfoods” that could cure diabetes? Before you rush out to...

Vitamin D

Why We Need It Vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin, is needed for normal absorption of calcium and phosphorus. It also helps put these minerals into bones and teeth, making them stronger. Recommended...

Zinc

Why We Need It Zinc, a mineral found in almost every cell in our bodies, is needed for hundreds of chemical reactions. It keeps our immune system healthy and helps with the normal use of vitamin A...

Vitamin C

Why We Need It Vitamin C, a water-soluble vitamin, also is known as ascorbic acid. It has a wide variety of uses in the body, including helping to slow down or prevent cell damage. It also is needed...

Caffeine

What is Caffeine? Caffeine is found naturally in the leaves, seeds, and fruits of more than 60 plant species worldwide. It is added to some beverages and foods for flavor. People have enjoyed...

Heart Disease and Diabetes

The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses several different health problems. These conditions include blood vessel diseases (such as coronary artery disease), heart rhythm problems, heart defects from...

Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Foot care should be taken very seriously for all people, but especially for people with diabetes. If proper foot care is not maintained, it can result in serious negative consequences. Neuropathy...

Health Extension for Diabetes

Even though a diabetes diagnosis might be intimidating, it is possible to live a normal and healthy life with diabetes, but learning proper diabetes management and beneficial lifestyle changes is...

Know Diabetes By Heart (KDBH)

Do you or someone you know have diabetes? High blood pressure? Did you know that diabetes is closely related to heart health? The leading cause of death for people living with type 2 diabetes is...

Let’s Face it: Proper Mask Hygiene

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks, along with proper hand hygiene and social distancing, are recommended to help prevent and slow the spread of the novel...

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