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6 diabetes phobias, and how they can be overcome

Diabetes is tough enough to control without having to live with certain phobias that make management even harder.

In this blog, we take a look at six different diabetes phobias that can be extremely problematic, and some tips that can help you start to overcome them.

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These 6 weird things could reduce your risk of heart disease

How do we lower our risk of heart disease? It’s a massive question for people with diabetes, who are already at a much higher risk. There’s exercise. There’s diet, but nobody seems to able to agree on which foods help. And then there’s having more orgasms.

Yup. Having more orgasms. And it’s hardly the only bizarre reducer of heart disease risk. Here’s six of them.

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Man puts on two stone from 10 Coca-Cola cans a day

A man from Los Angeles who took on the challenge of drinking 10 cans of Coca-Cola a day put on a staggering two stone within a month.

George Prior, 50, was extremely fit before he took on the challenge. He embarked on the “Coke diet” to illustrate the amount of sugar in one of the world’s most popular drinks.

A regular can of Coca-Cola contains a staggering 35g of sugar, the equivalent of seven cubes, which many would surely reject as an accompanying snack with lunch.

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