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Handouts, Articles, and handy reference guides for diabetes patients.

Getting and Staying Motivated to Be Physically Active

By Sheri Colberg, PhD
This time of year, all of the fitness clubs and gyms run specials to bring in new members, and they know—and even count on the fact that—most of those people will no longer be regularly attending classes or doing workouts by the time spring hits. How do you help your patients avoid joining those exercise dropouts? Here are some tips from our diabetes exercise expert that you can download in PDF format to hand out to your patients.

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How To Give A Painless Injection

How to give a painless injection?  If you have Type 2 diabetes, sooner or later you may require insulin injections, either temporarily (as during infections) or permanently. This is nothing to be afraid of, even though many people with long-standing Type 2 diabetes literally spend years worrying about it.

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Infographic: Defeating the Effects of Diabetes

Diabetes affects one out of every 20 people on Earth. That equates to almost 347 million people, which is greater than the population of every country in the world except China and India. This infographic from Irish clinic Union Quay Medical Centre gives a well-informed overview of the key points relating to diabetes and tips on how to tackle Type 2 diabetes.

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Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children on the Rise in the US

Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association there are 29.1 million people diagnosed with diabetes in US, of which 208,000 are under the age of 20.

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Bernstein’s Diabetes University Videos on YouTube

Bernstein’s Diabetes University Videos on YouTube  Our Advisory Board member, Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, has recently created, “Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes University,” a complete course of video classes geared towards patients, which is now available on Youtube. Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes University Playlist includes these short videos: “Basic Science of Diabetes,” “Values …

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