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Diet soft drinks and Diabetes

I have heard many times, for example in HealthLine and in Patient Info that diet soft drinks can be just as bad as sugary soft drinks when it comes to risk of diabetes. I am also reading what seems to ...
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Can we Walk for few minutes during Glucose tolerance test?

Can we walk slightly for 5 to 7 mins in every 1/2 hr after blood sample collection during 2 hrs 75gm glucose tolerance test? Does walking have an effect on the GTT? Below is the sample test result ...
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What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US?

What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US? I had a black friend who worry about this, i want to comfort him by saying that this number is not ...
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Should Metformin be taken before, with, or after a meal?

Most places I have looked e.g NHS and Mayo Clinic state that, It's best to take metformin with a meal to reduce the side effects. The most common side effects are feeling and being sick, diarrhoea, ...
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Sweeteners and Diabetes Risk

With Diet soft drinks and Diabetes I have heard that aspartame is one of those risks, which has led to bans in some countries, and calls for it to be banned here in the UK, so is there a risk with ...