Diabetes is becoming a leading threat across the globe than any other disease. Changes in lifestyle and food choices are said to be the known reasons for diabetes. But what is the primary reason for this disorder to become dangerous is not entirely understood by many people. It depends on how much the body of… Continue reading 6 Symptoms Not to Ignore If You Have Diabetes
In June of 2018, the journal Environment International reported on a study showing a link between polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), molecules used as flame retardants, and Gestational diabetes. Investigators at Nanchang University and several other research institutions in China compared 439 pregnant women over a two-year period. They measured the women’s PBDE blood levels during… Continue reading Is Exposure to Flame-Retardant Chemicals During Pregnancy a Problem?
According to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) National Diabetes Statistics Report 2017, over 100 million people in America have Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. The report also states at least two in every five adult Americans will have Type 2 diabetes in their lifetime. With such startling statistics, it comes as no surprise a… Continue reading 3 Tips to Help You Manage Your Blood Sugar Without Drugs
While convenience foods serve the purpose of being well, convenient, they are not the healthiest option for anyone. Convenience foods are often full of added sodium, sugar, and artificial ingredients. Convenience foods can also pack in a hefty dose of refined carbohydrates throwing your blood sugar out of whack. Here are the top convenience foods… Continue reading Five Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes
Eating wisely is one of the most potent ways to fight against the effects of Type 2 diabetes. Both what you eat and how much you eat. Do you know saturated fats and refined sugar make up about a quarter of the average person’s caloric diet? Sugar is found in everything, and unfortunately, if we… Continue reading Five Healthy Sugar Swaps That Help Fight Diabetes!
Metformin is used with a healthy diet and exercise and is the first choice of drug to begin treating prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. But metformin alone is not always adequate. A series of studies on which other medications to add to control high blood sugar are yielding consistent results on which medications will lower… Continue reading The Combination of Diabetes Medications That Help Minimize Heart Failure
According to researchers at the Federal University of Vale de Sao Francisco in Petrolina, Brazil, Pilates, a form of exercise can improve physical fitness and blood sugar control in women in their 60’s and 70’s with Type 2 diabetes. Their work was reported on in the Journal of Strength Conditioning Research. Twenty-two women aged from… Continue reading The Effects of Pilates in Physical Fitness on Older Adults
For some time Type 2 diabetes has been linked with cancer in the pancreas as well as several other types of cancer. It should come as no surprise poorly controlled blood sugar levels are linked to pancreatic cancer and to a lesser extent, different kinds of cancer. That was the conclusion drawn by a group… Continue reading Is Cancer Linked With Poor Blood Sugar Control?
If you are a person who enjoys the benefits oral supplements offer, you may have noticed a product on the shelves called “ZMA.” ZMA is a natural mineral supplement made up of… zinc, magnesium aspartate, and vitamin B6. While ZMA is sometimes listed in the testosterone boosting section, it can do so much more. Zinc… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Is This Supplement Right For You?
Your eating behavior matters. Most people will know this, but some will underestimate the extent of its importance. You must take your eating habits seriously. Why? You eat 365 days a year. On each of those days, you will make many small and significant eating decisions. Your patterns will be a part of those choices.… Continue reading How to Change Your Eating Behavior