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Your body changes the food you eat into sugar and uses it for energy.  Sometimes there are problems with this.  These problems can lead to diabetes.

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Managing Diabetes with Proper Nutrition

Diabetes with Proper Nutrition
Wed, 03/01/2006
Wed, 03/01/2006
Eating Right to Inspire Great Health

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What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a health condition that causes sugar to build up in your blood, instead of being used by your body.

Your blood has insulin to help use sugar from the food that you eat.

If you have diabetes, your body can not use sugar in the way that it should.

Last updated on Mon, 06/21/2010 - 11:56

Preventing and Managing Diabetes

July 7, 2006
July 7, 2006
Preventing and Managing Diabetes

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Diabetes is a very serious health condition that affects many people. It is likely that some of the people you support already have diabetes, and that others are at risk for developing diabetes in the future. You can help the individuals you support by learning about:

Last updated on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 12:36

Dealing with Diabetes in the Winter

January 1, 2008
January 1, 2008
Managing Diabetes During the Winter

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Diabetes is a common disease among people with developmental disabilities. It is serious throughout the entire year, but there may be special factors for you to consider during the winter months. By reading this article, you will learn about what diabetes is and how to support individuals during the winter.

Last updated on Thu, 06/10/2010 - 14:08

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