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Diabetes: Basic Care

Regular tests and vaccinations can help you stay healthy and prevent problems caused by your diabetes. Ask your doctor about what care you need and what to expect.

Vision Issues to Monitor in Your 40s, 50s, 60s, and Beyond

With each passing year, we gain more memories and more wisdom. (We hope!) But as we grow older, our bodies change too, including our eyes and vision. This process is natural, but it’s important to stay aware of age-related vision changes to keep our sight and health on track.

How Our Nurses Can Help

You’ve just been diagnosed with a chronic health condition such as diabetes or heart disease. You met with your doctor, googled your condition, and still have a lot of questions. What's your next step?

Managing Your Vision While Managing Your Diabetes

If you’re one of the more than 29 million Americans with diabetes,1 you know how important it is to take good care of yourself—monitoring your blood sugar, watching your diet, taking your medication, exercising.

Why You Need an A1c Test If You Have Diabetes

The hemoglobin A1c test is a simple blood test that checks how much sugar, or glucose, is stuck to your red blood cells. This test also is called the glycohemoglobin test or the A1c test. Most doctors think the A1c test is the best way to monitor your diabetes over the long term.

Eat Well to Live Well

In Rhode Island, one in three of us has high blood sugar levels, which increases our chance of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

12 Tips for Managing your Diabetes

Nearly one in 10 Americans has diabetes, which can increase the risk for heart disease, stroke, blindness, and other health problems. If you're living with diabetes, these tips will help you take care of your health.

Bob Takes Control–With Help From His Team

Discover how Bob White changed his life with the help of a healthcare team—and how you can too.

4 Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

Most of us take at least one prescription drug—and we’d all like to pay less at the pharmacy. These tips can help lower your costs.

A Window to Your Health

When you visit the dentist, you're doing a lot more than taking care of your teeth.

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