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In addition to controlling blood sugar levels, diabetics should also pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. (Photo: galaxia/Getty Images)

Complications

Controlling Diabetes Isn’t Just Blood Sugar When you have diabetes, there is a lot of emphasis on controlling your blood sugar levels. And just as important, you and the healthcare team caring for you should pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. Dr.
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Stoves should not be used to heat your home and gas appliances should have adequate ventilation. (Photo: National Capitol Poison Center)

Breathe Easy

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning On Jan. 4, a 13-year-old girl died and dozens of people were injured by carbon monoxide poisoning in Perth Amboy, N.J. Locally, nine people were hospitalized for carbon monoxide exposure in mid-November when a three-story boardinghouse in the 500
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Resolutions often fail because they are not “focused, specific or organized. They need to be achievable and measurable on a daily basis. (Photo: University Cancer Centers)

Quitting Cigarettes

One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions Most New Year’s resolutions fail. A study by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Public Health found that that “quitting smoking is the most difficult resolution to keep.” Only 4 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking
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