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Abbott Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain FreeStyle® and FreeStyle Lite® Blood Glucose Test Strips in the United States
23
Dec

Recall: FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Test Strips.

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Test Strips by Abbott: Recall - Erroneously Low Blood Glucose Results.

ISSUE: Abbott is initiating a voluntary recall of 20 lots of FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Test Strips in the United States. These lots of test strips may produce erroneously low blood glucose results when used with both "FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter" and "FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meter” [neither of which have been in production since 2010], as well as the OmniPod Insulin Management System.

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18
Dec

Managing Your Diabetes During the Holidays

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Having diabetes shouldn't stop you from enjoying holiday celebrations. With some planning and a little work, you can stay healthy at holiday gatherings with friends and family.

Preparation is the most important step in managing diabetes during holiday travel and festivities. Know what you'll be eating, how to enjoy a few traditional favorites while sticking with a healthy meal plan, and you're ready to celebrate!

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Vail Ranch Pharmacy Pledges to Play 60
29
Nov

Vail Ranch Pharmacy Pledges to Play 60

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The Mission of NFL Play 60: To make the next generation of youth the most active and healthy.

In October 2007, the NFL launched NFL PLAY 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.

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26
Nov

Blood Sugar Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

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Many people think about starchy root vegetables (potatoes, yams, sweet potatoes) as a food group that could not possibly be helpful for controlling their blood sugar. That's because many people realize that food starches can be converted by our digestive tract into simple sugars. If foods are especially concentrated in starch, there can often be a risk of too much simple sugar release in our digestive tract, the result in this situation would be an overly quick elevation of our blood sugar level.

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