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Welcome to Speak Diabetes

Your Diabetes Information Community

Speak diabetes was created as a venue to provide anyone with an interest in any form of diabetes in any form to seek information from both professionals and those dealing with the disease. This venue also allows users to comment and leave information that might benefit others. All submissions require pre-post approval, which we try to do on a daily basis. We also provide news and information from organizations that specialize in the cure of diabetes, as well as those who provide products and services for diabetes and their families.

Due to the nature of this information and the variety of sources from which it ends up on this site, we must set a disclaimer that use of this site is at your own risk and that we implore our users to consult their own physician prior to trying any medication, method, exercise, recipe and any other anecdote suggested on this website, regardless of its perceived credibility.

Our goal is to help make people lives better through information. If you are a physician that in any practices with diabetes, and see an error on this site, we encourage you to contact us immediately with a correction. We are also searching for physicians that wish to contribute to this website, practicing or retired. If this might be you, please do not hesitate to contact us using the form to the right.

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Diabetes and Exercise What is diabetes? Your body changes most of the food you eat into glucose (a form of sugar). Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that allows glucose to enter.. Read More
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