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We all know that cooking meals at home is the best way to keep money in our wallets and pounds off of our waistlines. But sometimes it just seems like so much work! Investing in the right kitchen tools can make preparing healthy meals simple and fun while taking the guesswork out of diabetes and weight management. Here are 6 tools to keep handy in your diabetes management kit.


By Julia Telfer, dLife Staff Writer

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