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This Woman’s Plan to Improve the Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients

Eboni Gee a wife, mom, registered nurse and woman on a mission to help dialysis…

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Damon Dash (Image: Dash Diabetes Network)

Damon Dash Creates the Dash Diabetes Network

'I always wanted to bring awareness to diabetes because I'm diabetic.'

Most people know Dash for his partnership with Jay Z and the creation of Roc-A-Fella…

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Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

The genetic makeup of African Americans poses a problem with a test for the disease

The number of diabetic African Americans may actually be higher accompanied with a delayed diagnosis…

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Check Your Risk for Diabetes

National prediabetes awareness campaign launched

Diabetes doesn’t discriminate. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched…

By Selena Hill

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Rethink That Daily Soda

Research shows that drinking a can of soda each day can significantly increase someone's risk of prediabetes

One can of sugary soda every day can heighten significantly a person’s risk of developing…

By Selena Hill

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men healthy

5 Ways to Help Keep Our Men Healthy

These suggestions will keep our husbands, brothers, uncles, sons, and ourselves healthy

Men’s health is everyone’s business. Whether it’s for yourself as a man, or you have…

By Selena Hill

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cooking

This App Makes Cooking and Nutrition Fun and Easy

Can a mobile app that teaches cooking and nutrition using comics and animation help African Americans make better choices in regards to healthy eating and wellness?

See how two brothers teamed up to create The Black Streak Kitchen mobile app, which…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Denial

Digging Out of Diabetes Denial

The first step in managing diabetes is acknowledging the necessity of change and remaining committed to following through on those lifestyle adjustments

“I’ll have time to work on it. It won’t happen for some time from now.”…

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Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Take Control

How a Philadelphia lawyer has successfully managed his disease for 25 years

Read about how fear motivated Daniel Tann — a Philadelphia-based lawyer — to successfully manage…

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Blood Sugar

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Blood Sugar

Glucose meters vary in size and features. Here are a few tips to in mind…

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exercises

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Fit

At least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three times a week can lower blood sugar levels

Walking and aerobic exercises are a great way to lower your blood sugar level if…

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Insulin resistance

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Check Insulin

What is insulin, and how does it affect your body?

Insulin is a hormone that unlocks your cells so glucose from your blood can produce…

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Type 2 Diabetes

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Tested

The launch of the national prediabetes awareness campaign

More than one in three adults in the United States has prediabetes, a serious health…

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Diabetes

I’m Living With Diabetes

Gestational diabetes didn’t go away after she gave birth

Nicole Crawford-Tichowanna found out she had diabetes and was pregnant nearly simultaneously. Read how she’s…

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Diabetes

James Gavin, M.D.: Diabetes — ‘It’s an Emergency’

This is the epidemic of our time

One person dies every 10 seconds from the ravages of diabetes. With diabetes, strokes, heart…

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8 Fall Foods to Help You Manage Diabetes

Zero in on healthy options full of fiber and essential nutrients

Learn more about the seasonal goodies like cauliflower, nuts, figs and Pomegranates can help fight…

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KJ Hill

Quest for NIH Grant to Develop Painless Glucose Monitoring

Biotech entrepreneur seeks NIH funding to launch innovative wearables solution for diabetics.

Biotech entrepreneur helps others receive NIH funding while launching his vision.

By Samara Lynn

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Black Women Who Work Night Shifts at Higher Risk for Diabetes

Working the night shift may be wearing on your health

A study published in Diabetologia used data from the Black Women’s Health Study to conclude that…

By Essence Gant

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S. Epatha Merkerson

Actress S. Epatha Merkerson Talks Diabetes and Health Advocacy Program

'Type 2 diabetes is also a significant health concern in the African-American community'

Law and Order’s S. Epatha Meckerson brings awareness to focusing on your A1C levels and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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plus size black model in Mad Couture Design

Plus Size Fashion Show at New York Fashion Week

Curvy fashion show educates and entertains

Designer: Mad Couture; Image: R Jones; Model Malinda "Yum Yum" Bell
It’s fashion week in…

By Suncear Scretchen

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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