- Lower blood sugar spikes with this vitamin...
- If you're feeling like you're losing the battle against your blood sugar spikes, you'll be pleased to know that you can add a simple vitamin to your daily regimen instead, to get them back on the narrow path.
This is a sigh of relief for those people who have been holding out, trying to avoid having to start taking diabetes drugs, or having to increase their dosages if they're already on them. ... ››› more
- [18 May 2018]
- Three tips to make testing your blood sugar levels less painful
- In order to test your blood sugar levels at home, you need to prick your finger to obtain a drop of blood. While some people say it hurts but they've gotten used to it, others say they find it almost painless.
It's up to you to decide whether or not you find testing your blood sugar levels painful. But here are three methods to avoid sore fingers... Three methods to make testing your blood suga... ››› more
- [09 May 2018]
- PCOC boosts your risk of type 2 diabetes at an earlier age
- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and are diagnosed with the condition at an earlier age, a new study has found.
This is the first time research has found a link between PCOS and type 2 diabetes. Keep reading for the full findings, as published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
PCOS is one of ... ››› more
- [24 April 2018]
- You can reverse type 2 diabetes by losing weight
- You could potentially reverse type 2 diabetes through weight loss and with the long-term support of a medical professional, according to a UK trial study published online in The Lancet.
The initial findings come from an ongoing trial study called DiRECT (Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial), which aims to find an effective and accessible way to put type 2 diabetes into remission long-term. Read o... ››› more
- [18 April 2018]
- Elevated blood sugar levels could indicate heart and kidney disease!
- If you have elevated blood sugar levels but they aren't high enough for a diabetes diagnosis, it doesn't necessarily mean your health is in the clear.
According to a new US study, people with high blood sugar levels but not diabetes may still have a higher risk of heart and kidney disease than those with normal blood sugar levels.
Read on for the full findings, as published in The Lancet Dia... ››› more
- [12 April 2018]
- Insufficient vitamin D levels increase risk of metabolic syndrome in premenopausal women
- An insufficient level of vitamin C could increase the risk of metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women, suggests new research from Brazil.
Metabolic is a collection of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, and it estimated to affect around 50% of women over the age of 50. The risk of developing metabolic syndrome increases with age, however, adopting health... ››› more
- [01 April 2018]
- Surprising ways to cut your risk of type 2 diabetes without meds
- You already know that you can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by cutting back on sugar and carbohydrates. But did you know that a tablespoon of vinegar can also make your blood sugar levels go down?
This is just one surprising way to slash your risk of type 2 diabetes. Read on for five more things you can do to stave off the blood sugar disease.
Five natural ways to reduce your risk of t... ››› more
- [21 March 2018]
- Five unusual but very common suspects of added sugar
- When you think of the obvious culprits of added sugar in foods, soft drinks, biscuits, cake and ice cream come to mind. But these aren't the only sugar-laden foods that are contributing to our epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases…
In order to detect the hidden sugar in some of your favourite foods, you need to become a super sleuth. Keep reading to learn about five unusual... ››› more
- [06 March 2018]
- Walking, running and jogging lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes
- People who are at high risk of type 2 diabetes can slash their risk of developing the blood sugar disease by engaging in higher levels of physical activity during their leisure time. This is according to researchers at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.
In their 18-year-long study, the researchers found a link between walking, jogging and running, and a lower risk of type 2 di... ››› more
- [05 March 2018]
- Drinking wine can help diabetics improve their artery health
- If you're diabetic and a wine lover, we have some good news for you: A recent study has tied wine to healthier arteries for some diabetics.
The study found that some diabetics with plaque build-up in their arteries had less debris in these blood vessels after adding wine to their diets. Read on for more.
Study ties drinking wine to healthier arteries in some diabetics
For their study, publi... ››› more
- [26 February 2018]
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