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Freestyle Libre

Has anyone tried the FreeStyle Libre glucose scanning system from Abbott?

Bryony, United Kingdom - Fri, 8 May 2015

Thirst and diabetes

I’ve just checked NHS direct and it seems I should go and see my gp. But I just wanted to ask is it usual to feel thirsty all the time...

Jack, United Kingdom - Fri, 8 May 2015

Diabetic recipes

Eating a healthy, balanced diet when you are living with diabetes can be challenging. So we thought it might be helpful to members...

hf-editors, Thu, 13 Nov 2014

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Overweight

NHS Choices - Overweight diabetics 'live longer' than slimmer diabetics

"Overweight diabetics are 13 per cent less likely to die prematurely than those of a normal weight or those who are obese," the Mail...

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water

NHS Choices - Replacing sugary drinks with water may reduce diabetes risk

"Swapping orange squash for a cup of tea cuts diabetes risk," The Daily Telegraph reports.

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Couch potato

NHS Choices - Sedentary lifestyle, not watching TV, may up diabetes risk

"Experts claim being a couch potato can increase the risk of developing diabetes," the Daily Express reports.

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