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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, c

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Apple cider vinegar and diabetes: Does it help and how is it taken?

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

What do emerging studies say about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and how it may help diabetes? How is apple cider vinegar consumed?

Blood sugar spikes: Causes, symptoms, and prevention

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

We take a look at blood sugar spikes, including the most common causes, the symptoms to look out for, and the best methods of prevention.

Are peanuts good for diabetes? Effect on disease risk

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 PDT

Learn whether peanuts are a good snack option for those who closely monitor their diet due to diabetes. Understand the effect peanuts have on blood sugar.

Prediabetes: Symptoms, causes, and risk factors

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Prediabetes is a common condition that can develop into diabetes type 2. Find out the risk factors of prediabetes and how to prevent it progressing.

Cinnamon and diabetes: Effect on blood sugar and overall health

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT

In this article learn about cinnamon and if it affects blood sugar. What are the tips for using cinnamon and might it interact with other drugs and herbs?

How does diabetes affect your sex life?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

How does diabetes impact sexual organs, what treatments may improve sexual function, and what lifestyle changes are recommended to improve sexual function?

Obesity exacerbates type 2 diabetes-related brain abnormalities

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

People who are overweight and obese with type 2 diabetes may have a greater risk of developing more severe brain abnormalities and cognition complications.

Sliding scale insulin therapy: How it works, doses, alternatives

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

In this article, we take a close look at sliding scale insulin therapy, one way a person with diabetes can work out how much insulin to take before a meal.

Risk factors for diabetes: Type 1, type 2, and gestational

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT

One in four people with diabetes do not know that they have the disease, so what are the risk factors for diabetes and how should the risk be managed?

Is agave syrup the best sweetener for diabetes?

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Agave is a succulent plant which produces a naturally sweet nectar. Is the promise of a better sweetener too good to be true? Find out in this article.

Childhood obesity quadruples risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of...

Lunch ideas for people with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about classic lunch ingredients that are good for people with diabetes as well as options for eating out, recipes, and general tips.

Study finds major health benefits linked to indoor temperature variation

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Exposure to environments outside a comfortable temperature could help tackle major metabolic diseases, such as diabetes and obesity, and should be reflected in modern building practices, finds a...

Can people with diabetes eat peanut butter?

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Peanut butter is a popular, protein-rich snack. How does it affect blood sugar levels in people with diabetes? Find out in this article.

Junk food and diabetes: Recommendations and tips for eating out

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Learn about how junk food may contribute to diabetes, including information on trans fats. What are the diabetes-friendly options when eating out?

Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Researchers have found that chili peppers and edible marijuana target the same receptor in the gastrointestinal tract to reduce gut inflammation.

Ten diabetes superfoods

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:00:00 PDT

Eating the right foods to manage diabetes can be challenging. Here we describe ten diabetes superfoods to help make good nutritional choices.

Best snacks for people with type 2 diabetes

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Healthful snacks are very important for people with diabetes. In this article, we look at foods rich in protein and fiber that help keep cravings in check.

Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? Strategies, goals, and evidence

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT

Research suggests that a low calorie diet, intensive lifestyle therapy, and weight-loss surgery may help with type 2 diabetes. Learn more in this article.

Can diabetes be cured? A review of therapies and lifestyle changes

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In this article, we take a close look at ways to manage and reduce the effects of diabetes, and ask if they will someday cure the condition.

Breakfast ideas for people with type 2 diabetes

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

In this article, we look at a number of nutritious breakfast options for people with type 2 diabetes, including smoothies, poached eggs, and avocado.

Diet rich in plant protein may prevent type 2 diabetes

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research by the University of Eastern Finland has found that a diet preferring plant protein to meat protein may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Seven herbs and supplements for type 2 diabetes

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Growing research suggests that herbs and supplements may help with type 2 diabetes. Learn about seven of these herbs and supplements in this article.

Diabetes study raises treatment hope for kidney disease patients

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes.

Nine essential oils for diabetes

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about essential oils and how they may be added to a diabetes care plan. Also learn about aromatherapy and diabetes.