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Diabetes and Immunity: How Prioritizing Nutrition and Muscle Health Can Help

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As we navigate cold and flu season with uncertainty remaining around the pandemic, it’s an important time to consider the best ways to support immune health. Immune system support is even more critical for people with diabetes as viral infections can increase inflammation and contribute to more severe complications, like we’ve seen with COVID-19.1 While many with diabetes already consider good nutrition a part of overall well-being and blood sugar control, some may be surprised about how their diet and muscle health can impact the immune system.

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What Is A Food Allergy

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Being diagnosed with a food allergy can be scary. It's something you have to be mindful of on a daily basis. Luckily, living a happy and healthy life with a food allergy is absolutely doable with some planning and education.

The first step is understanding the symptoms and triggers of food allergies, as well as how to properly manage an allergic reaction. Here's everything you need to know about living with food allergies.

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Our Efforts to Address Infant Formula Supply

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Millions of parents rely on our formula to feed their babies. And we know that our recent recall caused additional stress and anxiety in an already challenging situation of a global supply shortage. We are working hard to help moms, dads and caregivers get the high-quality nutrition they need for their babies.

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Formula Preparation: What You Need to Know

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While breast milk is the gold standard, some women prefer not to breastfeed or cannot rely solely on breast milk alone. For those who use formula, it is important to know the basics of formula preparation to keep your baby healthy. It’s simple, but important to carefully follow the label. Your baby's health depends on it. 

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The Top 5 Nutrients for the Brain

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Your brain is hungry for nutrition. Even though this organ makes up only 2% of your body's weight, it gobbles up 20% of its calories. If you'd like to stay sharper, faster and more focused, these five nutrients for the brain can help. 

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What Are Electrolytes?

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Electrolytes are molecules that are critical to both your body's hydration levels and cellular function. Given their direct relationship with the body’s muscle and brain functioning, many people increase their intake of electrolytes when working out or playing sports. But what is the function of electrolytes in everyday use?

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Reducing Malnutrition for the Most Vulnerable Populations in the World

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Imagine a world where malnutrition does not impact 1 out of 3 people? What would that look like? Abbott is committed to reducing malnutrition globally with the creation of the Abbott Center for Malnutrition Solutions, an innovation hub focused on reducing malnutrition around the world.

The center, a collaboration between Abbott and external nutrition experts and partners, will focus on the identification, treatment, and prevention of malnutrition for the most vulnerable populations in the world, including mothers, infants and young children; aging adults; and people without access to good nutrition.

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Tips for Wound Healing Following Surgery

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By: Dr. Jeanine Downie, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Image Dermatology® in Montclair, New Jersey

More than 17 million surgeries occur in the U.S. each year, from minor procedures like laparoscopic repairs to major operations and orthopedic replacement surgeries – all resulting in surgical incision wounds. As a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, I’m always advising my patients on how they can optimize the wound healing process after a procedure to reduce the risk of infection and other complications. 

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New Guidance Highlights the Importance of Nutrition to Support People Living with Diabetes and Foot Ulcers

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Feb 9 2022

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Abbott Launches Similac 360 Total Care with Exclusive Blend of Five HMO Prebiotics and Designed to Support the Immune System, Digestive Health and Brain Development

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Nov 16 2021

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Jason Sudeikis Joins Abbott, Real Madrid at New York Stock Exchange to Support Children's Health

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Oct 18 2021

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Abbott Commits to Reducing Malnutrition Globally with Launch of Abbott Center for Malnutrition Solutions

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Sep 30 2021

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Are You Getting Enough Protein?

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How to Hydrate

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How to Hydrate

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Gut Health Grocery List

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Top Sources of Protein

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