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What Is Diabetic Hand Syndrome?

I fielded a question earlier this week on my Facebook page in regards to a fellow type 1 diabetic having diabetic hand pain and issues with their hands being stiff and they seemed harder to move. Immediately carpal tunnel syndrome popped into my head, but after she brought this up to her doctor and they ruled […]
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Physical Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain Often as Effective as Surgery

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

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I fielded a question the other day on my Facebook page regarding the effects gestational diabetes has on the body.  Well, I’ll be honest with you.  Even as a type 1 diabetic, dealing with the daily highs and lows, I wasn’t 100% sure...


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