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Diabetes and the VA Canteens

There are 21.8 million veterans living in America today.  One in four or nearly 5.5 million of them are living with diabetes. Diabetes can often lead to additional health concerns like gum disease, poor vision and poor circulation.  Poor circulation … Continue reading

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Bare Footing? Maybe Not If You’re Diabetic

Summer seems like a natural time to shed your shoes and spread your toes.  If you are diabetic, however, that may be one of the worst things you can do for your feet. Here are a few suggestions for caring … Continue reading

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Man's best friend

Both human and canine companions  often suffer from diabetes.  Due to the range of symptoms, experiences and related problems, it is difficult to make general statements about diabetic care.  Skin care is one of the exceptions. Both people and dogs … Continue reading

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