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can diabetics donate blood

Can Diabetics Donate Blood?

One of the questions that people with diabetes often ask is whether they can donate blood. The answer is YES. Despite the difficulty in controlling

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diabetes vaccine

Diabetes Vaccine

The absence of a diabetes vaccine is truly a big concern for people suffering from this condition. However, the availability of insulin shots and oral

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metformin and type 1 diabetes

Metformin and Type 1 Diabetes

Sold under Fortamet and Glucophage’s brand name, Metformin is a form of oral medicine given for people with type 2 diabetes. This medicine works by

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type 1 diabetes and alcohol

Type 1 Diabetes and Alcohol

One of the questions that people with diabetes often ask is whether they can drink alcohol. Well, the answer is YES! Drinking any alcoholic beverage

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