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Simple steps to prevent diabetes troubles

People with diabetes are taking a little better care of their health: New government research says more are checking their blood sugar every day — a key step for proper treatment. For healthy blood sugar, work with a doctor to find your best diet plan, be more active and take meds as directed. Stop smoking. Smoking single-handedly raises a diabetic’s risk for a variety of complications. It hurts your lungs, heart, eyes, kidneys and nerves; it raises bad cholesterol and blood pressure; and it increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. Examine your feet. Do it daily, and look …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 5, 2013 12:19PM Published Jul 2, 2013 06:59PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.