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Importance of a flu shot for people living with diabetes

Posted On: Oct 18 2019 Posted By: Adam Edelstein Tags: Blood Sugar, Diabetes Education

People living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, even when well-managed, are at high risk of serious flu complications. September or October is considered the best time to get the vaccine. The flu shot is a safe and effective way to prevent or reduce the severity of previously mentioned complications.  READ MORE

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