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Diabetes LinkDiabetes Link is a Web site dedicated to helping people with diabetes gather information, learn important facts and enjoy healthy lifestyles.

Whether you’re here to see what your favorite diabetes bloggers are talking about, get a better idea of what your numbers mean, or look into the progress toward a cure, you’ve come to the right place.

After all, Diabetes Link is about experiencing what’s possible. It’s about you – and it’s about time.

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The Accu-Chek Team

10 Smart Food Swaps for Thanksgiving Dinner

10 smart food swaps for thanksgivingThe mounds of food on your Thanksgiving table can really test your carb-counting expertise. Typically, you’re supposed to keep your carbs between 45 and 60 grams per meal, so we thought we’d lighten the carb, fat, and sugar load with these smart (and delicious) food swaps. 

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Treat Yourself: 10 Hot Drinks for Winter

Treat Yourself: 10 Hot DrinksOne of the best things about the colder weather: huddling over a steaming mug of something delicious. Low calorie, low-carb drinks are always best, according to the American Diabetes Association, so here’s a healthy and unique twist on some winter favorites. 

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14 Recipes with Seasonal Vegetables

14 Recipes with Seasonal IngredientsWe can’t get enough of Autumn vegetables and the warm, savory recipes they inspire. Soup, appetizers, roasts--it’s all here, including some lesser-known vegetables we hope you’ll try.

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Reminder: Open Enrollment for Health Care

Reminder: Open EnrollmentIf you missed the last sign up period, you’re in luck! From November 15 to February 15, 2015, open enrollment is back. Remember, no matter what state you live in, you can get insurance through the ACA, which has taken big steps to covering chronic conditions and keep these costs down for everyone. 

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It’s National Diabetes Month!

It's National Diabetes MonthHappy National Diabetes Month! Have you paused to think about what this month means to you? Maybe it’s about political advocacy, a time to reflect on your own experience, a renewed commitment to your health, all of the above, or something entirely different?

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What’s Happening at the Diabetes Technology Meeting

What's Happening at the diabetes technology meetingFrom November 6 through 8, the Diabetes Technology Society’s annual conference is being held in Bethesda, Maryland. For 3 days, the meeting will focus on the latest technical advances for people with diabetes. 

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Leftover Halloween Candy Ideas

Leftover Halloween Candy IdeasOf course, your child is going to eat some of their trick-or-treat haul. It would be a shame to waste all of that hard work! But you probably don’t want them eating all 10 pounds of it. You already know the usual tricks for getting rid of the overflow: allow them to trade candy for cash or toys, save a small stash of treats for a quick low blood sugar fix. Here are a few other creative ways to minimize the post- Halloween candy craze.

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