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Did You Know?
- To help avoid airport security delays, travel with a letter from your doctor that outlines the details of the medications and devices you need.– via University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Diabetes Center
- Diabetes is one of the first diseases ever described; a mention of it was found on an Egyptian manuscript from c. 1500 BC.– via The Ebers Papyrus, Original research
- Musicians Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Nick Jonas, and Tony Bennett all have diabetes.– via D Life
- French artist Paul Cézanne, famous for his still life paintings, had diabetes.– via D Life
- Following an exercise program that includes both aerobic activity and strength training may help manage blood sugar levels more effectively than one type of exercise alone.– via National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)