Menopause starts from about six years before your period stops. During menopause, the hormones progesterone and oestrogen affect how your cells respond to insulin and can trigger fluctuations in your blood sugar levels.
It's also often a cause for weight gain. Women typically reach their maximum body weight during menopause, with an associated increase in body fat.
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If you experience unexplained aches and pains, or a burning sensation in your body - and are putting it down to getting older - it's important that you read this article to the end.
Scientists have recently discovered a surprising link that may be the cause of your pain... and the sooner you know about it, the sooner you can start treating the underlying cause, instead of taking painkillers.
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Receiving the news that you have diabetes can be an overwhelming experience. You may stare blankly at your doctor as he rattles off a whole lot of instructions that could turn your life 'upside down' overnight.
If your check-up appointment is coming up, print the questions below to help you overcome the 'shock' factor and get all the information you need from your doctor during the consultation... ››› more
If you or your doctor suspect you may be pre-diabetic or have full-blown diabetes, he will probably do an A1C test. It's an easy finger prick test that doesn't require you to fast.
If you're pre-diabetic, the result will fall in the 5.7% and 6.4% range, and if you're diabetic, it will e 6.5% or over.
Unfortunately, a recent study showed that this test is inaccurate 73% of the time. Find out ... ››› more
You've heard it all by now - what to eat, mostly what not to eat - and it's driving you crazy. All you want is to get on with your day without all the fuss and the stress.
Well, a recent study found that if you make a particular breakfast choice, you'll not only avoid a sugar spike straight after your first meal of the day, you'll also set yourself up for success for the rest of the day too...... ››› more
One of the most common complications of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes is neuropathy, of which the main symptom is nerve pain.
Taking painkillers comes with adverse side effects so while addressing the underlying cause - the diabetes itself - it's a good idea to find a natural long-term treatment for the pain.
Read on below for five proven treatments for nerve pain... Five natural treatmen... ››› more
People with high blood pressure who have Type-II (adult onset) diabetes, usually have insulin resistance/ hyperinsulineamia.
Insulin resistance refers to the impaired use of insulin by cell membranes. And, hyperinsulinaemia occurs when the pancreas
overproduce insulin in an attempt to overcome insulin resistance.
Hyperinsulinaemia is a known cause of high blood pressure.
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It's that time of year again when all you want to do is relax, eat, drink and be merry...
But, when you're watching your blood sugar, it can be a stressful and frustrating time.
Well, today, I have a special hack to share with you that could reduce blood sugar spikes after meals by as much as 75%!
And, no, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on all the delicious food!
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Are you or a loved one battling with diabetes or pre-diabetes? If so, you'll be pleased to know the science backing curcumin is mounting by the day.
In a recent study, published in Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Communications, it was shown to be 400 times more effective than metformin in improving insulin sensitivity and helping reverse type 2 diabetes.
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Are you having a hard time losing weight because you simply can't do without something sweet in the day?
Or, perhaps, you're struggling to manage your blood sugar, for this same reason?
Now, you can finally relax! Take a look below for GUILT-FREE sweet delicacies that won't spike your blood sugar or hinder your weight loss efforts! Sweet treats that are actually GOOD for you!
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