Diabetes and Healthy Living Diabetes is a chronic condition and requires specific, lifelong management. Living with diabetes can be challenging at times, but you can still live and enjoy a healthy life by planning ahead.

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Diabetes Self-Care When you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugar is just the start. You need to take care of yourself too.

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Diabetes Self-Management Diabetes can affect many parts of your body and increase the risk of serious problems affecting your feet, skin, oral health, and even your mental health. The good news is that you are in charge of managing your diabetes by making healthy lifestyle choices.

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Diabetes: Managing Your Condition Diabetes is a serious condition that affects the body's ability to control its blood sugar levels. The good news is that it also responds well to your efforts: you can do a lot to combat diabetes by eating right, watching your weight, and listening to your doctor.

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Eye Health We get most of our information about the world from our sense of sight. However, many people overlook eye health as part of their regular health routine. Learn how to protect yourself from the most common causes of blindness and keep your eyes healthy.


Home Testing Kits Wish you could check your blood pressure or cholesterol in the comfort of your own home? You already know that do-it-yourself pregnancy tests are on hand at pharmacies, but did you know they also stock self-testing kits for a range of health conditions? We give you the lowdown on two home kits now available.

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Impaired Glucose Tolerance More than 5 million Canadians have diabetes, and many of them don't know they have it. Many people with type 2 diabetes develop a condition called impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) before being diagnosed with diabetes. IGT is also known as prediabetes.

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Oral Care and Your Medical Conditions Having certain medical conditions can affect your oral health. Learn more about how pregnancy, diabetes, cancer treatment, and eating disorders can affect oral health and what you can do to keep good oral care.

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Reduce Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly common chronic disease. But you can prevent it and reduce your risk by making a few key lifestyle adjustments.

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The Flu and Medical Conditions People with certain medical conditions are at risk for flu complications. Do you have diabetes, asthma, heart disease, or a weakened immune system? If so, learn more about how to protect yourself from the flu and what to do if you get the flu.

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