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    Diabetes and Fitness

    Diabetes and Fitness

    Exercise, or physical activity, includes anything that gets you moving, such as walking, dancing, or working in the yard. Regular physical activity is important for everyone, but it is especially important for people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes. That doesn’t mean you need to run a marathon or bench-press 300 pounds. The

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    Checking Your Blood Glucose

    Checking Your Blood Glucose

    Blood glucose monitoring is the main tool you have to check your diabetes control. This check tells you your blood glucose level at any one time. Keeping a log of your results is vital. When you bring this record to your health care provider, you have a good picture of your body’s response to your

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    • 10 SEP 13
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    ACOG Issues New Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes Management

    ACOG Issues New Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes Management

    While Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a less frequent reason for being prescribed Bedrest, GDM can significantly complicate pregnancy as well as maternal and fetal health. Close management of GDM and tight control of blood sugars is essential for best pregnancy outcomes. In the August issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers report that new studies

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