- 9 Signs you may be pre-diabetic...
- If you're pre-diabetic, your pancreas still produces enough insulin in response to the carbohydrates you eat. But, the insulin is less effective in removing the sugar from the bloodstream. As a result, your blood sugar remains high.
This condition is called insulin resistance.
Pre-diabetes doesn't mean you'll definitely get diabetes, but it's a serious warning that if things don't change, yo... ››› more
- [14 August 2018]
- 4 Natural weapons against diabetes...
- When you heard your diabetes diagnosis, you probably felt like the millions of others who had heard it before you: helpless and at a loss as to what to do.
You were told you'd have to be on medication for years to come. You were made fearful of sugar and carbs, and the deadly implication they would have on your health for the rest of your life.
But I'm here to tell you that there is hope f... ››› more
- [01 August 2018]
- Will you need to take insulin injections?
- If you're pre-diabetic or diabetic, you may be trying to balance your blood sugar with diet and lifestyle changes, and you may be on medication...
But the one thing you're hoping you won't ever have to do is inject yourself with insulin for the rest of your life.
Keep reading to find out when this becomes necessary and how to help prevent it from becoming something you have to do every day f... ››› more
- [23 July 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]
- 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]
- 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]
- 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]
- Diabetes mellitus and stress go hand in hand - here's how to manage both
- There's a definitive relationship between diabetes mellitus and stress. If you have the blood sugar disease, when stress becomes too much it can affect your physical, emotional and mental well-being, as well as your health.
It doesn't matter what you're stressing over - finances, work, family or coping with a recent diabetes mellitus diagnosis. When your mind is elsewhere, you might drink more ... ››› more
- [19 February 2018]
- Are your eating habits setting you up for type 2 diabetes?
- Eating foods like cereal and bacon may seem harmless, but can actually increase your risk of type 2 diabetes.
The blood sugar disease is caused by insulin resistance, which occurs when your body can't produce insulin properly. Insulin is the hormone that controls your blood sugar levels.
There are a number of factors that can cause insulin-producing cells to fail, including obesity, inactivi... ››› more
- [07 February 2018]
- Ward off type 2 diabetes by eating THIS for breakfast every day
- If you're an egg lover, we have some good news! Recent research published in the America Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed that consuming an egg a day may lower your risk for type 2 diabetes.
This follows the USDA's announcement that it's thrown out its longstanding recommendation that you shouldn't eat more than 300 mg cholesterol per day. Things keep looking (sunny side) up! Read on ... ››› more
- [22 January 2018]
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