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Do you have diabetes? Do you smoke? If so, then this blog post is for you! If you are diabetic, smoking is a no-no. Smoking affects your health in many ways and can be fatal. Smoking has been linked to cancer but it also causes other health problems. In fact, smoking can make a diabetic’s condition worse over time and can lead to complications like heart disease and kidney disease.

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Flying with diabetes can be a scary adventure. Even if you have it under control on the ground, your blood sugar can go haywire when you are in the air. The food, stress, and change of atmospheric pressure all play a role in how well your body manages its glucose levels. But there are things that you can do to make flying easier-and keep yourself healthy!

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I was 16 years old when I got diagnosed with diabetes. I had been using the bathroom a lot, drinking a lot of water, and eating anything that I could find. I was taken to a children’s hospital, where I was given a big bag of insulin to bring down my A1C. I then had to do a week of classes. It seemed like nobody wanted to help me, but no one in my community really understood diabetes.