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Meet Phyllisa who shares tips to manage diabetes with a healthy diet 

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The diabetes cookbook

Team Novo Nordisk athletes race at the highest level and must manage their diabetes simultaneously. They know that the correct fuel is critical to their performance, and that healthy food does not have to be boring. They say that healthy food should always be delicious and fuel your mind just as well as your body.

The Team Novo Nordisk Cookbook is for everyone looking for healthy, delicious, and easy to cook recipes. The food in the book will help you put the right fuel in your body – whether you have a long day’s work ahead of you or just came home from a long ride on the bike.

Manage diabetes with exercise and a healthy diet

4 tips for better weight management
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4 tips for better weight management

Being overweight (or carrying excess body weight) can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


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Team Novo Nordisk Cookbook

Are you aware of the cardiovascular risk associated with diabetes?

People with type 2 diabetes are 2-3 times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke compared to someone living without diabetes.2,3

Learn how you can potentially reduce the risk.

Read more about "Living with diabetes"

Living with diabetes

Living with diabetes

How do you manage your lifestyle when it comes to diabetes? Whether it be nutrition or exercise, we have gathered tips and articles to help you manage your diabetes.

About diabetes

About diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that prevents the production of insulin. Type 2 diabetes is similar, but the body can still produce insulin but fails to use it effectively.

Treatment of diabetes
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Treatment of diabetes

Lifestyle and various diabetes medications all play key roles in living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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  4. NIDDK. Diabetes, Heart disease & Stroke. Available from: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/preventing-problems/heart-disease-stroke. Last accessed: January 2024.