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Vegetarian Diets

Vegetarian diets can be very healthful if well planned. Vegetable-based diets tend to provide more fiber, less cholesterol, and less saturated fat than meat-based diets. For these reasons, vegetarians tend to be at lower risk for getting several diseases, including heart disease, some forms of cancer (breast and colon), hypertension, …

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Home Blood Glucose Monitoring

Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) with home blood glucose monitors is essential. The blood glucose (BG) results are used to assess the efficacy of therapy, and to provide data by which to make management decisions. Typically, patients who use insulin should be SMBG at least 3-4 times per day. Some …

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