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Lower Blood Glucose To Improve Health

For the 16 million Americans with diabetes, high blood glucose (sugar) levels can pose serious health threats like blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, stroke and foot ulcers that lead to amputations.

There is encouraging news, however, for people with diabetes. A new study from Oxford University in England shows that lowering blood glucose levels to as close to normal as possible, and lowering blood pressure if it's high, can delay or even prevent these devastating complications. The American Diabetes Association recommends that people with diabetes work with a team of health care professionals to establish a treatment plan that suits their needs.

In addition, people with diabetes can
keep in mind the following tips: