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Diabetes is the name of a 3 metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar –  either because the body does not produce enough insulin or because the diabetic’s body does not respond to the insulin that is produced. This results in high blood sugar, which produces the classic diabetes symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst), and polyphagia (increased hunger).

Advice for anyone coping with diabetes is that:

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10 natural remedies that can save your life
10 Natural Remedies That Can Save Your Life

by James F. Balch (Doubleday, April 1999)


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by Pamela Rice Hahn

Until recently, western medicine ignored the mind-body connection. Mind-body doesn’t mean that what’s happening in your “body” is “all in your mind;” however, it can sometimes mean that getting yourself in the right frame of mind might help your body. Research is now showing that learning how to cope with stress may also help you be more receptive to treatment. Therefore, learning how to control your anger may be just what the doctor ordered.

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The Everything Diabetes CookbookGive encouragement to anyone facing the challenge of diabetes or show that you won’t let diabetes get the best of you with these diabetes support “Diabetes Sucks” gift ideas. This page is the index to Diabetes Awareness and Diabetes Sucks t shirt and gift idea designs in the T-Shirts and Gift Shop.  Some are serious; others are humorous. For most designs, you can choose from a t-shirt, coffee mug. set of postcards, set of greeting cards or note cards, apron, coaster, framed tile, sweatshirt, and other gift gear.

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Paxil CR and Avandamet Seized by FDA (2005)

Upset over what they call quality-control problems, the FDA seized millions of tablets from GlaxoSmithKline plants operating in Tennessee and Puerto Rico. The drugs seized were Paxil CR, which is among a class of antidepressant medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and Avandamet, which is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

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pammy the pencil a character in the Writing Woes comic strip and the Chronic Illness Realities Comic StripPammy is the main character in two comic strips by Pamela Rice Hahn, the first of which is the Writing Woes comic strip. Pammy is a writer who is also disabled because of chronic illness and chronic conditions, so she also appears in the Chronic Illness Realities comic strip.

 The Everything Low-Salt Cookbook Book: 300 Flavorful Recipes to Help Reduce Your Sodium Intake by Pamela Rice Hahn
 The Everything Diabetes Cookbook: 300 Creative and Healthy Recipes That Put the Fun Back into Cooking by Pamela Rice Hahn
 The Everything One Pot Cookbook: Delicious and simple meals that you can prepare in just one dish; Burst: 300 all-new recipes! 2nd edition by Pamela Rice Hahn
The Everything Improve Your Writing Book 2nd Edition by Pamela Rice Hahn
Alpha Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours  by Pamela Rice Hahn and Ph.D. Dennis E. Hensley

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