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  • Diabetes Criteria For Diagnosis and Self Testing Tips

    Diabetes Criteria For Diagnosis and Self Testing Tips

    Sixteen million Americans have diabetes, yet many are not aware of it. African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans have a higher rate of developing diabetes during their lifetime. Hence, the need for Diabetes Criteria For Diagnosis and Self Testing Tips. Diabetes has potential long term complications that can affect the kidneys, eyes, heart, blood vessels…

  • What is Type 1 Diabetes?

    What is Type 1 Diabetes?

    In type 1 diabetes a person’s pancreas is not able to make enough insulin for the body to function properly. Type 1 diabetes is considered an autoimmune disease – the body’s cells attack the cells in the pancreas that produces insulin either destroying them entirely or enough of them that there isn’t enough insulin. People…