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Tips on Managing Diabetes

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Managing diabetes during the holidays can be a challenge for the 29 million Americans affected by the disease. Between social engagements and extra slices of pumpkin pie, people with diabetes need to plan accordingly.

“The holidays can be a time of anxiety for people with diabetes because it is so focused on food,” said Kristen Gill Hairston, M.D., associate professor of endocrinology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  “With planning and preparation, they can stay healthy while traveling and enjoying holiday gatherings with friends and family.”

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