Posts Tagged ‘diabetes management’

Talking to Your Health Care Provider

Guest Post, David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator The single most important way you can stay healthy is to be an active member of your own health care team. One way to get high-quality health care based on fact is to find and use information and take an active role in all of the decisions made about…

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Blood Pressure Management and Diabetes

Guest Post, David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator Often diabetes and high blood pressure (hypertension) go hand-in-hand.  It is thought that 40 to 50 percent of people with diabetes have high blood pressure as well.  High blood pressure, like diabetes, is a lifelong  disease.  It can be treated but not cured.  If you have both diabetes and…

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