Can you believe that out of the 25 million Americans that have diabetes, approximately 25% don't know it?
When you consider this statistic, it's no wonder that diabetes is responsible for more deaths each year than AIDS and breast cancer combined, s the American Diabetes Association reports.
Getting tested for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is quick and easy. Read on for four more reasons t... ››› more
If you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you already know how important it is that you go for regular doctor visits and tests.
But according to Dr Gregory Moneta, the chief of vascular surgery at Oregon Health and Science University's Cardiovascular Institute, seeing specialists from time to time is just as important. Here's why...
People with diabetes are at risk for vascular complicatio... ››› more
Experts at the Harvard Health School of Public Health say an astonishing nine out of ten diabetes type 2 cases are preventable!
And it's not just eating healthy and getting enough exercise that lowers your risk.
It's what you do with your time that has a greater impact on whether you'll develop the debilitating disease or not.
In fact, even if you eat healthy and exercise but you still... ››› more
What's one of the first things that pops into your mind when you think about the rules of dieting and weight loss?
“Don't cut too many calories or you'll gain weight”, right?
Well, breaking news in the medical industry is turning that theory on its head.
Researchers involved in a recent study say it's not only a great weight management strategy. They say eating far fewer calories is... ››› more
Even if you don't drink during the week, but you like to relax and enjoy a couple on the weekend, it could be ruining your health.
And a recent first-of-its-kind study shows a direct link between binge drinking and type 2 diabetes.
Here's what the study found and, more importantly, what your can do to protect your health.
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If your life is hectic and you always feel like you're trying to catch up on sleep, don't be too quick to actually do it.
Sleeping in makes your body processes malfunction and this can cause your blood sugar levels to spike.
Which isn't supposed to happen when you sleep!
In fact, your blood sugar levels should be at their lowest because your body uses all the excess as you sleep.
B... ››› more
If you want to improve your health, you need to sleep.
David Lombrozo found this out the hard way.
He says ever since he was a kid he didn't sleep a lot, but when he started his own business, he slept even less.
And while he was losing out on one thing, he gained another: Weight.
This affected the quality of the little sleep he got because it made him snore and wake himself up.
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Every year, World Diabetes Day takes place on the 14th of November.
But this year is a little different to the previous ones.
This because the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is starting a three year campaign that will run until 2016. It focuses on healthy living and diabetes.
If you think you don't have to take notice right now because you don't have type 2 diabetes, think aga... ››› more
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