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Diabetes Type 2 Guide

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin (a hormone made by the pancreas) to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use.

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Diabetic Coach

Would you know what to do in a diabetic seizure emergency situation? There are simple solutions to ensuring you have what it takes to help a family member, co-worker, child, or stranger in need of emergency first aid.

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BlueLoop Mobile

BlueLoop is a tool for children with diabetes. It provides care coordination among caregivers, improving a child’s and family’s ability to manage diabetes, especially when the child is away from home.

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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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CDC Health IQ

Challenge your Health IQ in this fun and educational health trivia app. Do you know the minimum SPF needed to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays? Or how many seconds you should wash your hands to kill germs? Test your Health IQ to see how your health skills stack up.

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Vigilant: A New App

Vigilant is a companion to diabetes monitoring that uses advanced pattern recognition technology to notify you of upcoming periods of risk. Seeing patient patterns and risk of diabetes complications in just a few seconds, this software can alert you to risk of severe lows in the next 24 hours.

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Moves

By ProtoGeo Price: $4.99 iOS Moves automatically tracks your everyday life and exercise. Just carry your phone in your pocket or bag. FEATURES: Automatic Tracking: Records daily walking, cycling and running. Places: Recognizes places in your daily life. Storyline: Visualizes your day in an easy-to-read timeline. Routes on map: See …

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