Diabetes Information

Diabetes Information


Insulin has two critical roles in the body that we cannot live without, yet it can be the root of many health problems, including diabetes. Insulin carries sugar (glucose), fat and protein into your cells where they are used for energy and the repair of your cells.

Humulin or Lantus, Which Insulin For Your Child?

Humulin or Lantus? When my daughter, who was 8, was first diagnosed the Children's Hospital that was treating her put her on an insulin program of short acting Humalog NPH and long acting Humalin N. You should have seen me that first day of training after a long night in the emergency room where she was diagnosed.

Diabetes Awareness: Ill Wait til it Hurts

By the time many type 2 diabetics (and often their doctors) realize action is necessary, the disease, with its destructive high blood sugars, has been silently damaging their body for years.Complications to the blood vessels and tissues of your eyes, feet, heart, kidneys, and other organs, are likely well underway.

Raising Happy Diabetic Kids

This is the first in a series of articles I am about to embark upon concerning this subject. As my family gets older and matures with this disease I think back to the early days and wonder why aren't we all on medication for depression? Why don't we have standing twice a week appointments with a psychiatrist? How did we end up so normal?(whatever that is) As I look back this didn't happen by accident, nor am I Super Dad, and I didn't plan it out step by step.

Improper pH Balance Increases Risk and Damage of Diabetes

THE RISKBlood sugar balance is critical to your body's proper functioning. Blood sugar (glucose) is the primary source of fuel for the body's cells and is particularly critical to the brain and the eyes.

Raising Happy Diabetic Kids Part II

This is the second article in a series I am writing about how to raise happy diabetic children. You can find the first article titled Help Your Child Develope Self-Confidence in our article archives.

Diabetes Awareness: The Downside... a New Wardrobe?

Here is some commonsense thinking:I can't understand why anyone who has diabetes wouldn't exerciseand watch what they eat.The down side is that you may have to get an entire new wardrobe since exercise and healthy eating causes weight and size reduction.

Pre-Diabetes - The Calm Before the Storm

Remember when the medical world identified pre-hypertension to better monitor your blood pressure? The new buzz: Pre-Diabetes concerns a similar condition pinpointing people who are at severe risk for getting diabetes. Because diabetes silently invades your body, early detection and corrective action are critically important.

Pre-Diabetes Awareness: Gamblers Understand the Odds

Do you gamble? Play Texas Hold'em poker, casino games, or lotteries? Then understanding your odds of winning is part of the challenge.Are you planning on living a long and healthy life? A life free of aches and pains? A life full of excitement and adventure? Great, then understanding the odds of developing diabetes will surely cause you to take immediate action.

Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light

Your car has an early detection system and so does your body. Take 3 minutes to read this article and learn how you can save yourself a life time of aches, pains, and costly medical bills.

Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

The toes burn and tingle and sharp pains shoot into your legs. The bed sheets feel uncomfortable on the feet as you toss and turn, trying to get some rest.

Exercise & Diabetes

You are no doubt aware that exercise can help prevent the serious complications that often come with diabetes and heart disease. Research has repeatedly shown that regular physical activity helps reduce the likelihood of having a heart attack or a stroke, aids in weight loss, and improves mood.

Protein Principles for Diabetes

Dietary considerations can present a Hobson's choice in diabetes. Even when the intake is nutritious, assimilating it can be another matter.

Low-Carb: The Role of Insulin

There are three basic units the body uses for energy:1. Fats2.

Preparing Your Child and Family for Life With Diabetes

After the initial shock of diagnosis wears off and we become more comfortable with administering insulin shots, scheduling blood tests and mealtimes, and carbohydrate counting we have a chance to look to the future. At that point it really begins to sink in what a long-term commitment parenting a diabetic child really is.

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03/21/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - An Anti-Diabetic Medication That Does More Than Lower Blood Sugar
According to the Journal of Diabetes Research, February 2018, use of the anti-diabetic drug exenatide (Byetta, Bydureon) does more than lower blood sugar levels. It can also be used to decrease abdominal fat. Researchers at Soochow University in Jiangsu, China treated twenty newly-diagnosed Type 2 diabetics with exenatide.
03/21/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss - Four Drawbacks Of Low-Carb Diets
Before you rush out to go on a low-carb diet plan, there are a few things you need to think about. While it is true this type of diet will help better control your blood sugar levels and therefore can be suitable for those with Type 2 diabetes and unstable blood sugar levels, what is not true is they are the best diet out there. Even for someone with Type 2 diabetes, a moderate carb count eating plan may be a wiser choice.
03/20/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Lifestyle Choices Play a Major Role in Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes, along with other modern lifestyle diseases such as coronary artery disease, stroke, and different cancers, is at epidemic levels. The reasons behind the increase are changing lifestyles, unhealthy diets, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles. Type 2 diabetes is a disease afflicting millions around the world with numerous symptoms and effects, along with lethal complications. Although some aspects of the disease are hard to predict, others are certain.
03/18/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Breastfeeding Linked With Better Blood Sugar Control After Pregnancy
Researchers at the University of North Carolina in the United States linked breastfeeding with blood sugar control in eighty-two women recovering from Gestational or pregnancy-related diabetes. Their work was reported on in February of 2018 in the American Journal of Perinatology. It was found women who stopped breastfeeding early had the following higher elevated blood sugar readings, high HbA1c levels, and higher weight-for-height measurements.
03/18/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - The Cornerstone of Good Diabetes Care Is Empowerment
Type 2 diabetes has a long list of complications which often elicit a strong response in people who have been diagnosed. Being so concerned is not necessarily a sorry state to be in because it means the disease is being acknowledged for its potential. Many people live successfully with Type 2 diabetes. Long is the list of risk factors that predispose a person to Type 2 diabetes. Provided these factors are understood, the risk of developing diabetes can be minimized.
03/17/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Low Thyroid Function in Diabetes
Some studies show people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are also at risk for hypothyroidism, where the thyroid gland does not make enough hormone. Low thyroid levels, in addition to other signs and symptoms, can cause weight gain, so it is doubly important for people who are classed as being prediabetic or who have Type 2 diabetes, also have normal thyroid hormone levels.
03/17/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - Four Great Ways To Serve a Chicken Breast
Proteins are specialized molecules that help your cells to function. They are often called the basic building blocks of our body. Getting enough protein into your eating plan each day is essential for Type 2 diabetics to stabilize their blood sugar levels, sustain as high of a metabolic rate as possible, help with the production of red blood cells that helps increase the oxygen levels in their blood, and repair broken down muscle mass tissue. Sadly, many people with Type 2 diabetes fall short of eating enough protein.
03/16/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - The Turning Point in Your Health
It is almost guaranteed you are missing something in your life. Before you let your mind wander off into all directions, please focus on your health. Is there something you find immediately alarming concerning your well-being? Most people feel there is, even if they are not able to pinpoint it right away. How often do you pause to think deeply about your health anyway? Most people will go years without spending ten minutes contemplating the direction their health is heading. It is unfortunate it is usually not until a debilitating disease surfaces most people have a moment of clarity where they realize their health is more important than previously believed.
03/14/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Having Depression Raises the Risk of Developing Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes and depression have long been linked, but which one came first? Scientists at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology and various other research facilities in China found being depressed raised the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in 8784 individuals. Their work was reported on in the medical journal Affective Disorders in February of 2018.
03/14/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - What Can You Do to Put the Risk of a Heart Attack Behind You?
It is well-documented people with Type 2 diabetes have heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease at more than twice the rate of those who do not have diabetes. Unless you take steps to minimize the effect of these health issues, they could, in fact, cost your life. A heart attack is one such problem. The rate of having a heart attack is on the rise, and unless we do something to stop them soon, they will become commonplace. What can you do to put the risk of a heart attack behind you?
03/14/2018 11:12 AM
Can Turmeric Milk Help Prevent or Manage Diabetes?
Did you know that studies indicate turmeric milk may lower Cholesterol and Blood Sugar levels? Turmeric, has been used for centuries in Chinese and Indian (Ayurvedic) medicine. Other benefits include, pain relief, protection for your kidneys and eyes, aids in digestion, and for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has also been know to improve your sex life!
03/14/2018 09:03 AM
Dietary Control of Diabetes: The Best Diabetic Meal Plan
Diabetics are often overwhelmed by the deluge of information online concerning the foods diabetics should eat and to avoid eating. Diabetic symptoms or symptoms of high blood sugar are increased urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite, weight loss, recurrent fungal skin infection etc. A fasting blood sugar can be used to diagnose diabetes.
03/12/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Why Training Rear Delts Is A Must
One muscle group many people often forget about in their training routine is their rear delts or posterior deltoid. These muscles are the ones you cannot see in the mirror and are often underdeveloped. This muscle group is vital however for not only creating an optimal look but for the proper total body functioning as well. Let us look at a few reasons why training your posterior deltoids is essential and then go over some of the best exercises to perform to hit that muscle group.
03/10/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - A Protein and Fiber-Rich Bar Eaten Before Meals Could Lower Post Meal Sugar Levels
Eating protein before eating carbohydrates and sugars help to keep blood sugar and insulin levels from rising, but it takes a great deal of protein to affect these levels. Scientists at Seoul National University Hospital and Cheju Halla General Hospital in South Korea found a protein and fiber-rich bar eaten before meals could lower after-meal sugar and insulin rises. Their work was reported on in March of 2018 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.
03/10/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Simple Swaps to Help Lower Your Blood Sugar
Are you looking to lower the carbohydrate count in your eating plan? If so, it does not have to be as hard as people tell you it is. You may have heard to lower your carb intake you need to make drastic changes to your food choices: this is not necessarily the case. In fact, often you can reduce high carbohydrate foods without too much effort by making a few swaps here and there.
03/07/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - What Raises the Risk of Diabetics Developing Neuropathy?
In February of 2018 the journal of the American Diabetes Society, Diabetes Care, reported on a study showing obesity, low HDL levels, and a molecule called methylglyoxal raise the risk of developing diabetic neuropathy in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark and several other research facilities in Denmark, Germany, and the United States, watched the progress of many Type 2 diabetics for 13 years. A total of 10 percent of these participants developed neuropathy.
03/06/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Challenge Yourself to Make Progress
Without reward, there is little motivation. How could you aspire to achieve something without there being a reward at the end? There is no reason to pursue a goal if it does not bring you some reward or justification for your action. Unless you are doing something out of duty to avoid setbacks, or prevent repercussions, there is no other reason why you should act. If there is something you would like to achieve - like weight loss or improving your health - you need some drive or initiative to compel you to put forth the effort. If Type 2 diabetes is a condition you need to gain control of, it is not enough to just be told you should. You need to know and feel there is something in it for you.
03/05/2018 11:00 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - People With Diabetes Are At High Risk Of Bone Fracture
People who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are known to have a high risk of bone fracture because their bones often have a condition known as osteoporosis or weak bones. Investigators at the Maccabi Health Services in Tel Aviv and various other research facilities in Israel and the United States found people with Type 2 diabetes run a higher risk of fractures than other individuals who had been diagnosed with osteoporosis. This could be due to blood vessel damage from high levels of blood sugar.
03/04/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Is Smoking Linked to Kidney Disease in Diabetes?
In February of 2018, the journal International Urology and Nephrology reported on a review of the medical literature on cigarette smoking and kidney disease in people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Zhengzhou University in China put together nineteen studies and analyzed them as if they were one large study. They found albuminuria, or albumin, a protein in the urine, was linked with cigarette smoking. Albuminuria is one sign of kidney disease.
03/03/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Could A Molecule Found in A Baby's Pancreas Be Linked With Diabetes In Children?
Children of diabetic pregnancies have a higher-than-average risk of developing Type 2 diabetes than children from a healthy pregnancy. Is this because the babies tend to be overweight or is there something else going on? Scientists at the Research Institute of Human Morphology and the Ministry of Health in Moscow, Russia, might have found the explanation: it has to do with a molecule known as vimentin. Vimentin has been seen in pancreatic cells from adults with diabetes. Could it be the link between Gestational or pregnancy-related diabetes, and childhood Type 2 diabetes?
02/28/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Pharmacists Vs Physicians in Diagnosing and Controlling Diabetes
We usually think of visiting our physician when we need a diagnosis and treatment but pharmacists, healthcare professionals practicing in pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication, are another resource. In February of 2018, the online journal PLOS ONE reported on a study in which Norwegian community pharmacies were helpful in diagnosing previously unknown cases of Type 2 diabetes.
02/28/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Is There Such A Thing As Vegan and Diabetic Friendly?
If you want to manage your blood sugar better, you may have come to believe you have no choice but to eat meat. Even if you prefer not to, whether due to health reasons or because you think it is ethically wrong, you may feel like you have no choice. You do have a choice. It is possible to avoid meat and still maintain good control of your blood sugar levels.
02/26/2018 03:41 PM
Exercise for the Brain
As most diabetics know, a modicum of exercise can help you reverse your diabetes. But various exercises can also deliver a series of benefits for your brain. What are these benefits and which ways of exercising are most appropriate for brain health?
02/25/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Useful Supplements To Help Diabetics Control Blood Sugar and Improve Liver Health
A study from the University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran, confirms earlier reports that supplementation with curcumin, a dried powder from turmeric root, and piperine is helpful in controlling blood sugar levels in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. In February of 2018, the journal Drug Research (Stuttgart) reported improvements in blood sugar and liver health after the participants were treated with both supplements.
02/25/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Why You Should Be Relaxed When You Eat
Stress and negative emotions are critical factors in increasing the likelihood a person will develop obesity or Type 2 diabetes. In fact, a study evaluating the efficiency of a 3-week relaxation program enhanced by virtual reality and portable mp3 players was able to reduce the emotional eating in sixty female participants who reported using food to comfort them (Manzoni et al., 2009). The program included twelve individualized relaxation training sessions or imagination conditioning. At the end of the study, weight, behavior, and psychological data were collected, and relaxation training was concluded to be effective in reducing emotional eating episodes, depression and anxiety, and perceived self-efficacy.
02/24/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Physical Activity is Safe for Mothers With Gestational Diabetes
In February of 2018, the Scandinavian Journal of Medical Science and Sports reported on a study on exercise in women diagnosed with Gestational diabetes or pregnancy-related diabetes. Scientists at the University of Zagreb and several other research facilities in Croatia and Slovenia found exercise itself is not harmful when guidelines are followed, and can, in fact, be helpful to the pregnant woman.
02/23/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Can Cinnamon Help Lower Your Blood Sugar?
There is no known single diet to help prevent the development of Type 2 diabetes. On the other hand, a lot is known about different foods and nutrients that raise or lower blood sugar levels and raise or lower your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. And there is evidence a standard food spice you have in your kitchen food cupboard could help regulate your blood sugar? According to the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in Maryland, MD, cinnamon stimulates the production of enzymes that increase the effectiveness of insulin. Researchers say the cinnamon acts as an insulin substitute for people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and helps the body to be less insulin-resistant.
02/21/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Diabetic Neuropathy Found To Be Linked With Hearing Loss
Neuropathy, or nerve damage, is a common complication of Type 2 diabetes, affecting 10 to 65 percent of people diagnosed with this disease. About 25 percent of Type 2 diabetics have painful neuropathy even in those diabetics with overall proper blood sugar management but with intermittent elevations of their blood sugar. Many complain of numbness, shooting pains, and a pins-and-needles sensation especially in the feet, and therefore the condition raises the risk of falls. Scientists at Huazhong University of Science and Technology and several other research facilities in China found a link between diabetic neuropathy and hearing loss.
02/21/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - You Have Great Opportunities to Prevent Disease
What many people do not realize is the incredible opportunity they have before them. Whether we like it or not, life can be difficult. One of life's most challenging components is health and well-being. Your health is almost always guaranteed to degrade at some point, and more likely than not, you will have to face some severe health issue eventually if you have not already. These are the usual circumstances for the majority of people. On a long enough timeline, we will pass on: this is just the way it is. But this is why you ought to make the most out of your time here because any other option is just not good enough.
02/20/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Managing Your Blood Sugar Starts and Ends With You
It is easy to look for something or someone to blame for unacceptable outcomes in our life. At times taking full responsibility often proves to be a challenging exercise as blaming yourself can cause one to feel demoralized. And not taking responsibility when you know you probably should, can be a relief from the burden of responsibility. As a result, it is much more common to take the route where you are not the one to blame; even if you have a gut feeling suggesting you have not been honest with yourself.
02/19/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Three Great Ways To Start Your Day
Looking to get your day off to a great start? Remember building better health begins with little day-to-day actions. By planning your morning routine better, you can get off to a fresh start and feel good about where your life is heading. Here are three great ways to start your day. Ask yourself, are you doing these? If not, now is the time to start.
02/17/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Eye Problems in Infants of Mothers Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes
In February of 2018, the Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine reported on a study from Soroka University Medical Center and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel. Scientists there found a link between mothers who had been treated for Gestational or pregnancy-related diabetes and eye disease present in their children.
02/16/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Improve Your Health Outlook To Live Longer
Everyone can benefit from being physically active and as you are aware people who are at risk for Type 2 diabetes have even more to gain from being active. No doubt you want to be healthy and know how to take care of your body. Most people, regardless of their stage in life, want to be healthier. The issue is we often do not prioritize this goal: we tend to lose sight of it. Other things take priority if we don't end up outright forgetting about it. The idea we do not appreciate what we have until it's gone could not be more accurate where our health is concerned.
02/14/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - A Smartphone App to Help Women Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes
Again and again, education proves to be a boon to people who have been diagnosed with diabetes including Type 2 and Gestational diabetes. In December of 2017, the journal Acta Diabetology reported on a study showing women with a higher education level fared better than less well-educated women when dealing with Gestational diabetes.
02/14/2018 03:43 PM
How To Reverse Your Type 2 Diabetes On Your Own
Most people with type 2 diabetes think they're stuck with the disease for life. That's not true. Many top doctors know the processes to reverse type 2 diabetes but are looked down upon by their colleagues for revealing the secrets. Why? Because once you know this information you won't need to depend on them for diabetes treatments and medications.
02/14/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Do The Food Police Annoy You?
If you have had Type 2 diabetes for any length of time, you will be familiar with the term "food police." It refers to anybody who tells you what you should and should not be eating. You can't say the person does not have good intentions: but often they don't fully understand what they are telling you and why their information is sometimes inaccurate. You may be sitting in a caf? with a friend or family member, and you ordered a piece of cake to eat with your coffee. When the cake arrives, it is covered with cream and chocolate. Your friend knows you have Type 2 diabetes and want to lose weight, and say you should not be eating cake.
02/13/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - How Challenging Is Managing Diabetes?
When it comes to facing challenging health goals, the top of most people's lists will look very similar. Weight loss is practically a certainty. Staying healthy despite aging is also up there, and so is managing cardiovascular health, with all of its components: blood vessel health, heart function, etc. Type 2 diabetes may not be the first item on the list, but it should be near the top. When it isn't, it is being underestimated because managing your food choices, blood sugar levels and your body weight is indeed a challenging task. It is not because of a high degree of difficulty as much as the discipline and commitment it requires, which is what proves to be a source of struggle for many people.
02/10/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Lifestyle Intervention To Prevent Diabetes After Pregnancy
In February of 2018, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism reported on a trial of a lifestyle intervention that helped women who had a history of Gestational diabetes or pregnancy-related diabetes, prevent developing Type 2 diabetes down the track. Scientists at Helsinki University and various other research facilities in Finland found a group of women receiving a diet and physical activity intervention dramatically reduced their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
02/09/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - The Unconventional Diabetic
If you have diabetes, you share something in common with many people. It may not seem this way, as it is not a condition that is in your face. But do not doubt it for a second. There are likely many people around you who also have diabetes, particularly Type 2. This is especially true if you live in western society.
02/07/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Predicting High Blood Pressure and Preeclampsia in Women With Gestational Diabetes
Women with Gestational diabetes or pregnancy-related diabetes, are at risk for developing high blood pressure and preeclampsia, a condition that can lead to eclampsia or convulsions, and death. In February of 2018, the online journal PLOS ONE reported on a study showing a molecule called FAB protein 4 (FABP4) could be used to predict the likelihood of high blood pressure and preeclampsia developing before there were any signs and symptoms.
02/07/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Ten Ways To Have a Fun, Physically Active Lifestyle And Lower Blood Sugar
A physically active lifestyle does not mean you are spending your spare time in exercise classes or jogging to work, you can burn calories doing different activities, most of which take place outside of the gym. And, by breaking free of the gym once in a while, you renew your enthusiasm to hit the gym again for your strength training sessions - which are a must if you hope to manage your Type 2 diabetes.
02/06/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Putting an End to Diabetes One Step At A Time
So you have Type 2 diabetes. You may feel treating this disease is an impossible task, and not because you have heard this from someone else. You may have been handling your diet plan yourself. Perhaps you believed you were eating healthy foods and were unsuccessful at maintaining stable blood sugar levels and weight loss. Not achieving the results you desire is common. Having Type 2 diabetes is not a joke - treating it successfully takes serious work. Most of all, it takes time and patience. It is unreasonable to expect a condition that took years to develop to be reversed in a few short weeks.
02/04/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Is Different Brain Development The Result of Adolescent-Onset Diabetes?
A pilot study of youth who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes compared with youth of the same age without the condition, showed different sizes of the brain in various regions. The study was reported on in January of 2018 by the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.
02/04/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Adjusting To Living Well With Diabetes
Did you just find out you have Type 2 diabetes? Sadly, this is often a devastating revelation for many people. If you have received your diagnosis recently, it likely has not been different for you: you may feel overcome with negative emotion. In many cases, it is a temporary response, at least the intense feelings are. Usually, anxiety leaves once you decide to fight against the disease actively. But you will not have to worry about being anxious because your choice is going to be to take control of your life. Right? A great many people live quite successfully with Type 2 diabetes.
02/03/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Pesticides Have Been Found to Raise The Risk of Diabetes
Scientists at Naresuan University in Thailand have found a link between poisons used in farming and Type 2 diabetes. Their work was reported on in the journal Environmental Health and Prevention Medicine in January of 2018. The researchers compared lifetime pesticide exposure in 866 people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes with 1021 nondiabetic individuals. The diabetes cases were linked with exposure to all types of pesticides.
02/03/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Kid Friendly Snacks For Children With or Without Diabetes
There is a lot of talk about adults who are dealing with Type 2 diabetes and how it is best for them to manage their blood sugar levels and their body weight. But what about children who have Type 2 diabetes? If your children are dealing with excess body weight, unstable blood sugar levels and have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, or they are showing signs of prediabetes, it is important you as their parent are mindful of their nutrition. While it can be a challenge to get your children to eat anything healthy, you need to persist. By giving them options that will not cause huge blood sugar fluctuations, you can prevent unwanted symptoms from occurring.
01/31/2018 06:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Does Blood Sugar Control Affect Sleep Quality?
Scientists at Yokohama City University Medical Center and several other research centers in Japan noted people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes often have either long or short intervals of sleep, but little was known about the quality of sleep they experienced. In January of 2018, the online journal PLOS ONE reported on the Yokohama study, showing sleep quality was poor in people with Type 2 diabetes who had poor blood sugar control.
01/30/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Is The Zone Diet A Good Choice For Diabetics?
One popular diet you may have heard about is the Zone diet. And you may have read many people have found good results; but is it ideal for those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes? Let us take a closer look.
01/28/2018 04:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes - Is Hearing Loss More Common in People With Diabetes?
In January of 2018, the journal Acta Otolaryngology reported on a study of hearing in people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at the Capital Medical University in Beijing, China found having prediabetes or full-blown Type 2 diabetes can raise the risk of hearing problems. They studied 51 people who had diabetes, 55 with prediabetes, and 43 healthy participants. The researchers performed hearing tests on all the participants and used a medical history questionnaire to learn which of the participants suffered ringing in their ears.
01/28/2018 01:05 PM
Can Chia Seeds Reverse Diabetes?
The health and nutrition industry has been all agog for some years now about chia seeds, one of the so-called super-foods. But can they really reverse type 2 diabetes? Are they as healthy as they are hyped up to be? Do they have any negative side-effects? How should you eat them?

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