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5 Tips to Manage Diabetes

Posted by Tessa Mirijafary

Mar 7, 2022


It's National Nutrition Month and to celebrate health through dietary patterns, I would like to discuss the importance of reducing added sugars and the management of diabetes. Maryland is ranked in the top 20 states for the highest rate of diabetes at 10.2%. Diabetes is a very progressive disease if not managed correctly and there are many related complications, including neuropathy leading to amputations, retinopathy leading to blindness, and nephropathy leading to kidney failure, among many others.

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