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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:41:50 -0600

 



Type 2 Diabetes - Weight Loss Surgery Can Help The Heart Too

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:59:01 -0600

Weight loss or bariatric surgery is accepted for taking off fat and improving Type 2 diabetes. Now scientists at the Turku University Hospital in Turku, Finland, have found bariatric surgery helps to heal the heart as well. Their study reported on in the journal Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, included 56 participants between the ages of 34 and 54, with body mass indexes (BMIs) averaging 42 (morbid obesity). Eighteen of the participants had Type 2 diabetes, and 25 were free of high blood sugar levels and diabetes. All had enlarged hearts that functioned poorly and did not take in nutrients well.



Type 2 Diabetes - Plant Protein Intake Improves Muscle Mass in the Elderly

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:59:01 -0600

In 2017 the Journal of Diabetes Research reported on a study showing a healthy intake of protein, especially plant protein, was linked with high muscle mass in elderly people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The study was carried out at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Kyoto, Japan. A total of 168 elderly people with Type 2 diabetes were included in the study. The participants who ate more significant amounts of protein, especially vegetable protein, had higher levels of muscle mass. From these results, the investigators concluded dietary protein from plant sources, was linked with higher muscle mass in elderly Type 2 diabetics.



Type 2 Diabetes - Fat Formed From Polyunsaturated Oils Does Not Contribute To Insulin Resistance

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:59:01 -0600

People who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes along with the rest of us who haven't, have long been told to avoid saturated fats such as lard, to help prevent developing heart and blood vessel disease. Now, according to scientists at the University of Colorado in Boulder and the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, United States, obesity caused by polyunsaturated fat does not contribute to the development of insulin resistance, the cause of Type 2 diabetes.



What Everyone Ought to Know About Diabetes and Sleep

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:13:37 -0600

You probably know that watching what you eat is essential for managing your diabetes, but you may not realize that how you sleep can have a significant impact too. In fact, the relationship between diabetes and sleep runs two ways.



Type 2 Diabetes - Small Changes Can Have An Impact on Your Diabetes Diagnosis

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:59:01 -0600

For most people, being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is shocking news. The majority of people do not see it coming. While the symptoms can be visible, it is uncommon to have the knowledge and awareness to be able to identify the effects of the rise in blood sugar levels. Not to mention the average person underestimates the consequences of an unhealthy diet. We all know drinking soda daily is harmful but many of us seem to think the worst will not happen to us. If you have been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, don't despair.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Putting It All Together

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:59:01 -0600

When it comes to health and well-being, there is almost always a reason. Very little can be attributed to coincidence or bad luck. Even unpredictable diseases like cancer do not necessarily strike at random. There is almost always something we have done that is part of the problem. If you are not in excellent health you may have overlooked something: you might have made a mistake. If you are afflicted with a preventable disease, then it is almost a certainty it has come about as a result of an unfortunate habit or two you have developed over the years. It is crucial to realize your mistakes, and as hard as it might be, take full responsibility for them.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - There Are Benefits to Eating Home Cooked Meals

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Are you overweight? Do you have a parent or sibling with Type 2 diabetes? Do you have high blood pressure? If you answered yes to one of these questions, you might be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Eating wisely is one of your most potent weapons in the fight against diabetes. If you had to come up with a list of habits to enhance your life, what would you include?



Type 2 Diabetes: Causes and Treatments

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:43:56 -0600

Type 2 diabetes causes, how to prevent type 2 diabetes. Genetics cannot be controlled; exercise, quit smoking, healthy weight loss.



What Is Insulin Microburst Therapy and Why Should Diabetics Care?

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:05:44 -0600

Insulin Microburst Therapy is an exciting new, yet little known treatment for diabetes. My experience with this new therapy shows that it has the potential to let diabetics live a life free from the complications of diabetes. In my opinion, Insulin Microburst Therapy is the greatest advancement for the treatment of diabetes since the discovery of Insulin.



How to Prevent Pre-Diabetes From Getting Worse

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:29:35 -0600

The doctor says you have pre-diabetes. You are scared and so you should be... you know the consequences should your pre-diabetes morph into actual diabetes. But you can avoid developing full-blown type 2 diabetes with a few simple adjustments to your lifestyle. Here's how...



Type 2 Diabetes - The Best Action You Could Take Is To Educate Yourself

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Having Type 2 diabetes is stressful: there is a high level of anxiety in coping with an invisible, ever-present disease. It takes time and energy to understand the disease and learn the best way for you to handle your blood sugar levels and body weight. When it comes to learning and knowledge, there has never been a better time to be alive. Anything you could want to learn about weight loss and blood sugar control is within your reach. All it takes are a handful of online searches to get you started. As for the best method of learning, it is a matter of opinion. You cannot go wrong with the self-education route: in regards to health and well-being, it is the primary method. Even if you had taken a general health and well-being or nutrition course at some point in your student career, it likely was not enough. Besides, we know a lot more today than we did just a few years ago.



Type 2 Diabetes - Can Low Levels of Antibodies Contribute to the Development of Diabetes?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:59:02 -0600

Scientists at Guandong Medical University and several other research institutions in China and Scotland found low levels of certain types of antibodies in people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. These antibodies stop inflammation, which has a known link to insulin resistance, the cause of Type 2 diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Right Reason For Making Lifestyle Changes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0600

There are many reasons to make changes to your lifestyle. It could have to do with a variety of conditions, like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, or hypertension. Or it could be for something simple, such as improving your general health. Your perspective is unique in that you have established it over time based on your opinions and observations. Finding someone else with the same outlook is difficult: the best you could do is compare. No doubt you have some ideas about making lifestyle changes. Or you may still be in the early stages and not yet committed to change.



Tpe 2 Diabetes - Eat Like You Have Diabetes to Prevent Developing the Disease

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:06:58 -0600

Sometimes the most basic and simple piece of advice you are given will save you from a lot of trouble. It is not like you need long involved answers to complex problems. The basics are often staples, so you should take care not to overlook them. Let us talk about diabetes prevention. It is an essential subject because you are either a Type 2 diabetic or not. If you are part of the latter group, you are by definition at risk of developing the disease, even if only by a small chance. Also, the techniques for Type 2 diabetes prevention are the same as for the treatment process, so this discussion should be insightful for all.



Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - Three Reasons Why You Are Sedentary

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0600

Are you sedentary? If you are unsure of what it means to be sedentary by definition, you ought to ask yourself about physical activity. Are you physically inactive? If so, you are likely sedentary. Unless you have an unconventional physically active job, you are likely not involved in enough activity. It is probably just another reminder to you but remaining sedentary over the long term poses serious consequences. You leave yourself vulnerable to some of the worst health complications just because of a lack of exercise. It is merely a fact physical activity is an essential ingredient for not only preventing health problems but also living a good life.



Type 2 Diabetes - Is Luck a Factor in the Development of Diabetes?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Do you believe in luck? Some people believe most outcomes are the product of particular actions. Otherwise, it is a coincidence. Whereas others believe there is such a thing as luck - regardless of our doings, we may have good and bad things happen to us. Taken to a greater extent, some will believe we tend to be lucky or unlucky as a result. When it comes to health whether luck is involved or not, is often a hot topic for many people. Since it is an area vital for many of us, it will naturally raise the question of just how much influence we have on our well-being. Let us focus on this idea in regards to Type 2 diabetes since it is currently one of the most prevalent problems for middle-aged adults.



Type 2 Diabetes - High Blood Fats and Obesity Increases Your Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0600

Hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) is defined as a waist size over 90 centimeters in men or over 85 centimeters in women, along with high blood fats. In October of 2017, the journal Cardiorenal Medicine reported on a study in which hypertriglyceridemic waist was linked with a high risk for developing kidney disease in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Investigators at the First Hospital of Qinhuangdao, Qinhuangdao, China, looked at 538 people with Type 2 diabetes. A total of 34.9 percent had HW. Early kidney disease was found in 10.6 percent of the participants with a regular waist measurement and blood fats, compared with 24.5 percent of those participants with hypertriglyceridemic waist.



How Diabetes Can Damage Your Kidneys (and What You Can Do About It)

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:32:58 -0600

Your kidneys contain millions of minute blood vessels that filter waste products from your blood. But diabetes can damage these amazing organs, so they lose their filtering ability. How is kidney disease caused and what can you do to prevent or reverse the damage?



Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss - Focus on "Good" Calories to Control Your Blood Sugar and Weight

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0600

There is such a thing as "good" calories versus "bad" calories. Calories are not created equal - even if a calorie is a calorie, the source they come from provokes different effects. No one can argue calories from a can of soda have the same net effect as calories from a natural fruit juice. It just would not make sense. From a weight loss perspective, it is essential to consider your caloric intake. In this sense, it is vital to manage your input whether it is "good" or "bad" calories. But even then, you ought to focus on the right kind, because it makes a difference.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - Do Your Eating Habits Change With the Seasons?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Changing seasons bring about apparent change. Sometimes it is quick, other times it is gradual, but it never fails to be noticeable. If you live in an area that goes through all four traditional seasons, the effect is even more pronounced. If you do not have a typical winter, odds are you live in an environment that ranges from warm to cool, at the very least at different times of the year. What you may not notice, however, is how your eating habits change according to the season - this is harder to recognize. The move might be subtle, and you could be likely unaware of the differences in your appetite.



Type 2 Diabetes - November Is Diabetes Month

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:59:01 -0600

In the United States and Canada November is diabetes month when healthcare professionals bring attention to and raise awareness about the disease and how it impacts on millions of people. The 14th is World Diabetes Day, declared by the United Nations in 2006. The International Diabetes Federation leads the campaign, and the date commemorates the birthday of Frederick Banting, who, alongside Charles Best, discovered insulin in 1922. The symbol for diabetes is a blue circle, like the pink ribbon for breast cancer, the dark blue ribbon for colon cancer, and the turquoise ribbon for ovarian cancer. Blue was taken from the color of the sky, and the circle stands for unity.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Importance of Maintaining A Healthy Weight for Brain Blood Flow

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0600

People diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are frequently told to follow a weight loss plan and increase their physical activity to help lower body fat and maintain a healthy weight to help keep their blood sugar level in an ideal range. Now, according to the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, an efficient blood flow to the brain is another reason for reducing abdominal fat. Scientists at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem and various other cities in the United States found long-term weight loss in obese or overweight people with Type 2 diabetes, resulted in a more significant blood flow to the brain.



Type 2 Diabetes - Protecting the Liver From Arsenic

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0600

Arsenic alone is toxic, and it becomes more so if it is combined with other molecules. Arsenic trioxide is used for cancer chemotherapy in small doses, but it can damage the liver. Scientists at Zhejiang University School of Medicine and various other research facilities have found how metformin, the first drug of choice for treating Type 2 diabetes, also helps to protect the liver from arsenic trioxide.



Type 2 Diabetes - Digestion Time And Diabetes

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Essentially everything you eat goes through a similar digestive process. Many people believe digestion begins in the stomach, where there is a physical breakdown of food and gastric acids are added. But it starts from the moment food enters your mouth when you commence chewing, and saliva mixes with your food. Amylase is present in the saliva where it begins the chemical process of digestion - contrary to popular belief digestion does not start lower in the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract). Amylase has the responsibility of helping your body process carbohydrates into simple sugars.



Glycosylated Haemoglobin (HbA1C): A Diabetic Control Index

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:44:35 -0600

A patient about to get tested for HbA1c. The test is independent and not affected by factors such as time of test, exercise, meal intake, medication, e.t.c.



Type 2 Diabetes - Is Diabetes Connected to Bone Fractures in Men?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0600

According to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, published in November 2017, fractures are a danger to older men with Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Duke University and several other research centers in the United States, found older men with Type 2 diabetes have a 22 percent increased risk of any fracture and a 21 percent higher risk of having a hip fracture. It has been known for some years older women with or without Type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of hip fracture, but knowledge of this type of fracture in men with Type 2 diabetes has not been clear.



Type 2 Diabetes - What Is the Root of Your Health Problem?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0600

What would you give to solve your health problems? Sometimes we wish there were something we could exchange for a solution, particularly if an immediate fix were possible. For obvious reasons, this is rarely the case. Nobody can go from being obese to a healthy weight overnight. Even still, a query like "how can I lose 20 pounds in a month" remains a frequently asked question. With that said, there is usually something you can exchange for a solution to a health problem. In most cases, it involves effort and time.



Type 2 Diabetes - Empower Yourself And Change Your Health

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0600

If you have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may feel like your head is spinning. The more the doctor tells you, the harder it is to absorb. Chances are your doctor has given you an outline of what you should eat and which foods you need to avoid, has talked to you about setting up appointments to see an endocrinologist, a registered dietitian, a podiatrist, and a diabetes educator, depending on your specific needs. You may be fortunate and not need to take any diabetes medications at this time as research has proven changes in lifestyle - changes that anyone can make - have enormous power to prevent and to help treat Type 2 diabetes.



Stories of Hope: Toddler Reinfused With Own Umbilical Cord Blood in Attempt to Halt Type 1 Diabetes

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:25:12 -0600

Stem cells have been the reason for so many successful clinical trials for decades. It has not only been proven effective for more than 80 diseases and disorders, but it has also been responsible for various miraculous stories.



Type 2 Diabetes - Can Low Vitamin D Levels During Pregnancy Lead to Diabetes?

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0600

In October of 2017, the journal Calcified Tissue International reported on research carried out on the ideal level of vitamin D during pregnancy. Scientists at Fudan University and several other research institutions in China found low vitamin D levels were linked with the risk of developing Gestational (pregnancy-related) diabetes. The researchers measured blood sugar levels of pregnant women at 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy and screened them for Gestational diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes - Manage Your Weight Before You Manage Diabetes

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0600

It is easy to tackle too much at once where health is concerned. Weight loss, blood sugar, fitness, nutrition. Changes to address these areas can prove overwhelming, not to mention an overhaul in lifestyle. While there is some overlap between them, as working in one area often translates to benefits in another, it is better to take one step at a time.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Effect of Nicotine on A Diabetic's Body

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Researchers at the American Heart Association compared one hundred and forty-eight tobacco smokers, 36 with Type 2 diabetes, and 112 without. Breakdown products of nicotine were measured in the urine of all the participants. The scientists found the participants with Type 2 diabetes broke nicotine down faster than the non-diabetic participants. From these results, they concluded people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are likely to smoke for more extended periods than non-diabetics. Smoking for more extended periods would put the Type 2 diabetics at a higher risk for addiction and increase the number of cigarettes smoked in their lifetime. This would be expected to increase the risk of complications from nicotine addiction and smoking.



Type 2 Diabetes - What Is Your Strategy For Managing Your Health?

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 12:59:01 -0500

You either have a plan for your health, or you don't. In any case, you will likely need to make adjustments to your lifestyle so you can put your Type 2 diabetes into remission. Plans can always use improvement or refinement, whereas no plans will need initiative. You understand your health background better than anyone else. While a doctor may have the tools and knowledge to give you a comprehensive assessment, he does not know your lifestyle as well as you do. Even if your family knows your lifestyle, they do not understand how your body reacts: you do. All of this means the most capable person of creating a health strategy ideal for your life is you.



Type 2 Diabetes - A Diagnosis of Diabetes Can Have A Positive Effect on Your Life

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Even the worst situations may not be as tragic as they initially seem. When the harsh facts are presented, it is easy to narrow your focus on what is most alarming. In the process, you may not consider the positive aspects of a situation, even if they are minimal. When the odds seem stacked against you and your circumstances bleak, it pays to hold onto hope. One frightening situation for many adults is when they are given a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. At first, the condition may seem bewildering and foreign, but as you will learn, even small changes in your lifestyle can help you to manage the effects.



The Risk Factors That Make You Susceptible To Diabetes

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:13:30 -0500

How you strike a balance between living your life to the fullest and taking the necessary precautions to keep diabetes at bay can be a tricky tightrope to walk on. If you take into account a few factors that put you at risk for type 2 diabetes, you can live a diabetes-free life. While there are certain risks that are passed down from one generation to another, there are a few others you can consciously keep a check on.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Link Between the Immune System, Gut Bacteria, Blood Vessels and Diabetes

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:59:01 -0500

In October of 2017, the journal Frontiers in Microbiology reported on the results of a study showing links between microorganisms in the intestines, heart, and blood vessel disease, and immunity in Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at the University of Malaga in Malaga, Spain, and the Carlos III Institute of Health in Madrid, Spain, compared several types of intestinal bacteria in people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and participants without any form of diabetes.



Gestational Diabetes - Cause for Concern?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:26:53 -0500

Gestational diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels first recognized during pregnancy in otherwise non-diabetic women. Normally the disease appears around 24th week of pregnancy. Know what causes Diabetes during pregnancy, its symptoms, and complications that make it a health risk that cannot be ignored. Pregnant women should get themselves tested during or before the 24th week of pregnancy, irrespective of any symptoms. Uncontrolled Diabetes in pregnant women can gravely affect the future of both - mother & child. Early diagnosis is the best measure to stop Gestational Diabetes from getting out of hand. Here's all the information you need on the symptoms, complications, and causes of Gestational Diabetes.



Diabetes During Pregnancy - Risks, Detection & Treatment

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:21:54 -0500

Gestational Diabetes holds various risks to both mother and baby which is why - timely detection and treatment is essential. Diabetes in pregnant women can lead to Macrosomia, giving rise to increased difficulties during birthing. Several other complications deem it necessary to recognize Gestational Diabetes as a health concern that needs attention. Women who are overweight, have a history of Gestational Diabetes during previous pregnancy, and a family history of Diabetes - must be extremely cautious and get themselves tested at suggested intervals, as recommended by their doctors. Find out about the screening tests, diet modifications, and the necessary treatment / medication. Dietary modifications, physical exercise, frequent monitoring of blood glucose, and visiting your doctor often - is a great way to keep Gestational Diabetes under control.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Making a Plan to Improve Your Health

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:59:01 -0500

As a first resort when it comes to pursuing a health objective, you will likely look into proven methods to help you reach your goals. It is only logical to want to work with what has given positive results for someone else, as opposed to taking a shot in the dark. Even if you have some idea of how to get started, you may still find yourself asking a friend how best to determine the value of health-related advice. Naturally, though, you will see the value of the input is only as good as the knowledge level of the person giving it.



Why Diabetics Should Check Their Vitamin B12 Levels Regularly

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:45:05 -0500

B12 is an essential vitamin. But some people have difficulty absorbing it into their body and need supplementary B12. Here are the facts about vitamin B12... why it is vital... where you get it from... how much you need... what a lack of B12 does to your body... how to treat a deficiency.



Type 2 Diabetes - Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Diabetes in Children and Adolescents?

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:59:02 -0500

It has been found antidepressants are linked with Type 2 diabetes in adults. In a recent study, investigators at the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the United States have found the same link in children and adolescents aged between 5 to 20. Their study, published on in October of 2017 in JAMA Pediatrics, included 119,608 participants who began antidepressant therapy.



Type 2 Diabetes - Can This Disease Be Reversed Or Even Controlled?

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

A diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes is often a shocking revelation for many of us. It is a cause of much concern and grief. It is even worse when the potential complications of the disease are considered or when they start to surface. Tingling in the extremities - a feeling far from natural - makes us begin to anticipate the worst. And this is only one of its many complications. At some point, a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes will (or ought to) make you consider treatment and management. Which leads to the question of reversing the disease.



Type 2 Diabetes - Is Exercise Beneficial in Gestational Diabetes?

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Gestational diabetes, the temporary form of diabetes detected during pregnancy, is a health problem for both the mother and child. Fortunately, according to research reported on in October of 2017 in the journal Women and Birth, physical activity is effective in treating the condition.



Type 2 Diabetes - Preparing Your Family For Your Lifestyle Changes

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

It is one thing to attempt lifestyle changes when you have been given a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and you live alone. Then there is no one to blame but yourself if you do not lower your blood sugar levels and lose weight, and the burden rests solely on your shoulders. If you have a family, however, your situation is going to be a little different. If you are the only one looking to change your lifestyle, you are going to be on your own. But the influence of those around you is still key.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Overcoming Obstacles

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:59:01 -0500

It is far from realistic to expect a smooth ride as you go about your life, particularly in regards to your health. At some point in life, something you don't want to happen will. You will become ill. You will be afflicted with a chronic condition. It is just the way it is. We can always do something about it though. Accepting these harsh facts is the first obstacle to overcome. There are many challenges in life, but no issue is more important than the one that gives you back a healthy body.



Type 2 Diabetes - Taking A Look At Some Physical Changes in The Diabetic Brain

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Metabolites are molecules either formed in or necessary for breaking down other molecules in the body. In July of 2017, the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience reported on a meta-study on metabolites in the brain of people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The investigators at Dalian University in Dalian, China, put together ten studies and analyzed them as if they were one larger study.



Type 2 Diabetes - A Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes May Lead to Heart Disease Later in Life

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

According to a study reported on in October of 2017 in JAMA Internal Medicine, women suffering Gestational diabetes, a temporary form of Type 2 diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, may be at long-term risk for developing heart disease. Scientists at Harvard Medical School and several other research institutions in Boston and Maryland, United States, compared 89,479 women with a history of at least one pregnancy, a total of 1,161 heart attacks and strokes were documented in the individual participant's medical records.



Treatment For Diabetes - Options Discussed

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:09:18 -0500

Diabetes is such a prevalent disease, specially among men above the age of 40. Here are options that one may consider for treatment of diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes - A Test for Diagnosing Women at Risk for Developing Diabetes During Their Pregnancy

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Scientists at Cangzhou Central Hospital in Cangzhou, People's Republic of China, found a molecule called copeptin can predict which pregnant women will likely develop Gestational diabetes, a temporary form of diabetes occurring during pregnancy due to hormonal changes preventing insulin from doing its job. The research of the abovementioned scientists was reported on in October of 2017 in the journal Acta Diabetologica. The research included 827 women, all of whom had blood copeptin levels measured at their first obstetrical visit.



Type 2 Diabetes - Reduce Your Stress Level to Help Lower Your Blood Sugar

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:59:02 -0500

Stress can sometimes feel like a part of life. Rarely do we go long periods of time without feeling pressure of some kind. For some people, stress may be an everyday thing. Stressful jobs, relationships, financial circumstances, among others. Fortunately, we almost always have opportunities to work out these situations. Every problem presented to us can in some way be managed. While not everything may be easily solved, knowing we have options means we should not ever wholly despair. If there is one type of stress you should not burden yourself with, it regards your health. It is the worst type of pressure you could have.



Type 2 Diabetes - Can Healthy Eating Alone Prevent Overweight Infants in Gestational Diabetes?

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

In 2017 the Journal of Pregnancy reported on a study on children of mothers who managed to control their Gestational diabetes with diet alone. They found dietary control worked well at preventing their babies from being born overweight. Researchers at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, examined the records of all births at the hospital over a one year period. The pregnant mothers diagnosed with Gestational diabetes who were treated with a diabetes diet had a lower risk of delivering large babies than those mothers with a healthy pregnancy.



Type 2 Diabetes - Do Not Assume You Will Always Be in Good Health

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

Are you in good health? Your health might not be perfect but even if you have a couple of minor issues you might still be in good health. It is important to think objectively. As hard as it may sometimes be, you must try to stay logical and not give in to emotional thinking. If you are genuinely not in good health, there is always something you can do. Stay strong. Hopefully, you will overcome this difficult time. You are not alone. Millions of people are fighting health battles such as obesity, out of control blood sugar and Type 2 diabetes, perhaps the same health issues as you. If there is nothing immediately concerning you, consider what some people are going through.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Impact of Maternal Iron Levels and Body Weight On The Baby's Brain Development

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:55:25 -0500

Women diagnosed with diabetes can suffer from more than an unhealthy weight gain during their pregnancy. Those who have Type 2 diabetes are often overweight or obese even before conception. The following underscores the importance of approaching planned conception at a lean weight and paying attention to preventing or treating an iron deficiency. Women are often advised to visit their doctor at least six months before they start trying to fall pregnant.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Effects of Nerve Damage and Excess Foot Pressure

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Foot and leg diseases are among the most common complications associated with Type 2 diabetes. They can lead to severe consequences, including amputation. Nerve damage is one important cause. Type 2 diabetics who cannot feel sensations from their feet can develop damage without realizing it until the problem becomes severe. People with diabetes are also known for putting too much pressure on their feet.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - A Lifelong Effort of Healthy Eating

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

Not all diet plans are healthy, the best for you to follow. In fact, the vast majority of them are not worth your time. Some of them could harm you. At best, you might be spinning your wheels. Generally speaking, the decision of going on a diet is a bad one from the beginning. The odds just are not favorable. How often do you hear about someone going on a diet? By contrast, how often are you told about how a specific diet plan was successful. You might be able to count the latter on the one hand.



Type 2 Diabetes - Interesting Facts About Diabetes

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Whether you consider yourself an expert on Type 2 diabetes or are somewhat familiar with the disease, it always pays to know as much as you can about diabetes. At the very least it is essential to be reminded of its disastrous effects and consequences when neglected. Type 2 diabetes can be lethal if not treated and considering it is an epidemic in modern society, no attention it receives is wasted.



The Link Between Gout and Diabetes

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:03:32 -0500

Is there a link between diabetes and gout, that intense pain you feel in your joints? There is. But what is gout and how is it caused? And, if you are diabetic, what is the best way to treat your gout and avoid debilitating attacks?



The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:22:09 -0500

Diabetes mellitus is defined as a collection of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels that result from defects in insulin secretion, or its action. Diabetes was first recognized as an ailment connected with "sweet urine," and extreme muscle loss in the olden world. High levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia) lead to spillage of glucose into the urine, therefore the term sweet urine.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Being Healthy Is Not Beyond You

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

It is important to remember the circumstances we find ourselves in today have not fallen on us by chance. While there are odds involved, it is never a predominant factor. Suggesting luck or misfortune are responsible for the good or bad, dramatizes coincidence. When it comes to our health, our decisions and efforts come first. We decide whether we are healthy or not. And if we lack the best fortune and find ourselves in an adverse situation, we can still work to improve it.



Type 2 Diabetes - Does Yoga Improve The Quality of Sleep?

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Yoga works better in improving sleep quality, according to a report in the journal Sleep Science, April through June of 2017. Scientists in Semnan University in Iran compared thirty-nine women diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes performing either aerobic exercises, yoga, or no exercise over a period of twelve weeks.



Type 2 Diabetes - Every Day Is an Opportunity to Do Better

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:59:01 -0500

Life is full of struggle. So it is only natural your health endeavors will also be challenging. At times you will find yourself highly frustrated or even full of self-doubt. Maybe even despondent. But you have to keep your head up. Expecting it to be easy would be irrational, so accept it is always going to be a challenge, and push forward nonetheless.



Type 2 Diabetes - Controlling Your Appetite Could Be The Key To Controlling Your Blood Sugar

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:59:01 -0500

The relationship between body weight and appetite is apparent to anyone interested in either maintaining a healthy weight or looking to lose weight. Being able to control your appetite may be the most crucial component in managing body weight. It is no surprise those who are overweight are almost always the ones with poor appetite control. Not controlling your appetite is the easiest way to overeat, even if only slightly. Gaining an average of half a pound of fat in a month is negligible. In a year it would add up to 6 pounds - which is still slow enough not to be noticed. Assuming this rate of weight gain is maintained, however, the amount would be 30 pounds in five years, which is impossible to go unnoticed.



Some of The Finest, Most Fulfilling and Exciting Recipes for Diabetics

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:14:12 -0500

As a diabetic, one is necessarily required to keep a watch on his diet. So, one must be very aware and conscious of the foods that one chooses to include in his diet. As a rule, it is always recommendable that if one is afflicted by diabetes, one must choose to avoid refined carbohydrates or sugar rich foods. So you may choose to, let's say, keep in check the consumption of bread, donuts and even tetra pack juices. On the other hand, you must try and make sure that your diet is high on protein rich foods such as milk, raw veggies and fruits.



Type 2 Diabetes - Does Psyllium Help Improve Insulin Sensitivity?

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:59:01 -0500

We all need insulin to live, and anyone who has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is no exception. A superabundance of insulin, however, has been linked with pancreatic cancer, a large appetite, and obesity. If hyperinsulinemia, as a high insulin level is called, is too far out of control it can lead to coma and death. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) is an inflammatory molecule called a cytokine and is present in Type 2 diabetes which is an inflammatory condition.



Type 2 Diabetes - Change Is a Long-Term Commitment

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:59:01 -0500

There are many ways to view change. The change that is necessary to help prevent or control Type 2 diabetes. Or you can see change as a progression to better health generally or as an opportunity to right what you might call a wrong. And of course, not all change is good. It could leave you in a worse position than you were in before. It is in your best interest to focus on the sort of changes meant to do you well. To make your changes successfully, you must see them as a long-term commitment. Only then will your execution be aligned with the proper mindset required to succeed.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Link Between Snoring and Gestational Diabetes

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:59:02 -0500

Frequent snoring is known to be linked with Type 2 diabetes. According to scientists at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle and various other research institutions in the United States, habitual snoring is linked with Gestational diabetes. Their findings were reported in September of 2017 in the online journal PLOS ONE. The study included 1579 pregnant women. Women who snored most or all the time had more than twice the risk of difficulty processing sugar and 2.5 times the risk of developing Gestational diabetes as the women who did not snore.



Type 2 Diabetes - Physical Activity Improves the Variation in Your Heart Rate

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Although heart rates are regular in healthy people, some changes along the way are necessary as well. The nervous system reacts to the need for more or less blood flow throughout the body by altering the speed of the heartbeats. In Type 2 diabetes the heart rate can stay the same more than is preferred because the condition damages the nervous system. Physicians recommend physical activity for people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes for many reasons, including improved nerve function and the regeneration of nerves in the skin.



Type 2 Diabetes - A Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Raises the Risk of Cataracts Forming

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:59:02 -0500

Gestational diabetes, the kind diagnosed only during pregnancy, is known to increase the risk of developing full-blown Type 2 diabetes later in life. According to researchers at the University of Montreal, another condition, cataracts, is also something to watch for in mothers who have had Gestational diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - Your Diet Is Not a Product of Your Environment

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:59:01 -0500

There are many factors influencing your lifestyle. You may only be aware of some, especially the ones under your control. External factors are not only more difficult to identify, but they are also... external. It is not easy to deal with what may be acting on you regardless of the influence.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - Eating Fast Could Be Bad for Your Health

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:59:02 -0500

Overeating may not be all you're doing. It is only fair to consider if you are at fault, it is not necessarily because of something you are aware of. After all, that would not be ideal. If you are in bad health because of something you are currently doing (or not) and you are aware of it, it is worse than when you are unaware. Arguably, in this case, you might not be at fault at all. It might just be because you lack instruction or knowledge.Your environment could be partly to blame since we model our behavior primarily on that of other people - in this case in regards to eating.



Essential Tips to Combat Type-2 Diabetes

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:17:39 -0500

Even though the truth about your health hurts, particularly if you have been diagnosed with a condition like type-2 diabetes or heart disease, the faster it is accepted, the better it is for you. It is never too late to start taking care of yourself and what could be a better way to make a start than to include natural medications in your daily schedule?



Type 2 Diabetes - Will Aerobic Training on Land or Water Improve a Diabetic's Quality of Life?

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Scientists at the Universidade Federal Rio Grande Sul and various other institutions in Brazil set out to discover whether aerobic training on land or in the water was better for people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The good news is both are useful in helping to lower blood sugar readings. In September of 2017, the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports reported on the clinical trial. Researchers compared thirty-five people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. They assigned seventeen participants to the dry land aerobic training group, and eighteen to perform the aerobic physical activity in water.



Guidelines on Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:13:23 -0500

Foot ulcers are common for people with diabetes. This article will discuss steps that you can take to help prevent problems.



Diabetes and Pregnancy - Tips for a Healthy Baby

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:13:10 -0500

One of several complications that occur during pregnancy is the onset of diabetes. This hopefully temporary condition can complicate matters. This article will give you a few tips for having a healthy baby.



Type 2 Diabetes - New Molecular Findings in Diabetes Complications

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Scientists at the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, in Kerala, India, have found a protein they have linked with diabetic foot ulcers and several other diabetic complications. By knowing which proteins are associated with particular health complications, we can learn which genes code for those proteins and which genes can predict certain complications. In September of 2017, the journal Interdisciplinary Science reported the enzyme myeloperoxidase was linked with foot ulcers, oxidative stress, inflammation, and peripheral vascular disease.



Type 2 Diabetes - Being Diagnosed With Diabetes Is Not a Tragedy

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:59:01 -0500

Type 2 diabetes proves to be a difficult disease to manage for many people. For this reason receiving a diagnosis of this form of diabetes can be hard to deal with. Stress, anxiety, doubt, depression, and frustration are common reactions. It would be a concern if you did not share any of these feelings because it would mean you would be indifferent to your diagnosis. When it comes to Type 2 diabetes, indifference is dangerous. It is likely to cause you to neglect your condition and allow it to become worse.



How You Cook Red Meats Can Increase Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:46:21 -0500

Cooking red meats using high temperature and open-flame cooking methods, such as grilling (broiling) and barbecuing, increase the risk of type 2 diabetes among persons who consume red meat regularly. Why might this be so and how can you consume red meat safely?



Type 2 Diabetes - Could Air Pollution Contribute to Gestational Diabetes?

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Air pollution, especially NO2 or nitrogen dioxide pollution, has been linked with Type 2 diabetes. In January of 2015 workers at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia reported on a significantly increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in individuals exposed to air pollutants. Their work was published in the European Reviews of Medicine and Pharmacological Science. In 2014 the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice reported on a study from Brussels Free University in Belgium and several other research facilities in the United States, Australia, and South Africa. Ten earlier studies were combined and analyzed as if they were one large study. Both NO2 and particulate matter polluting the air were found to raise the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes - Preventing Critical Limb Ischemia in Diabetics

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Anyone who has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is at risk for developing what is known as critical limb ischemia, a condition in which arteries supplying blood to the limbs form plaques inside their walls. When this happens not enough oxygen can reach the cells, and the cells develop ischemia, which can lead to cell death. Various medical people consider it an advanced form of peripheral artery disease (PAD), while others consider it a separate condition.



Type 2 Diabetes - Are You Preparing for a Healthier Future?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:59:01 -0500

It has been said there are few guarantees in life. One of these guarantees is there is an excellent chance you will be alive tomorrow. And a year from now, or for 5, 10, 20 years, and so on. It may not be a guarantee but it is a case where you should assume it nonetheless. As the future comes, you need to be optimistic. There is nothing to be gained from being the sort of person who sees a glass as half empty. In regards to your health, however, being optimistic is not enough. You must be ready to give more. Only then will you be ready for what is to come.



Finding a Cure for Diabetes Mellitus and Prediabetes

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:41:04 -0500

At the present, diabetes mellitus and prediabetes, which are seemingly becoming more and more a common condition worldwide, require a maintenance of medications. The breakthroughs in holistic medicine may be where we can find the cure to these conditions.



Type 2 Diabetes - What Effect Does Dragon Fruit Have On Blood Sugar Levels?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

According to the online journal PLOS ONE, September 2017, dragon fruit could be an effective way to prevent and possibly control blood sugar levels in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Silpakorn and Mahidol Universities in Thailand reviewed four reports on dragon fruit and blood sugar control and analyzed them as if they were one large study. Thirty-six volunteers diagnosed as being prediabetic, and 109 people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes were included in the four studies. In the prediabetic participants, there was a significant reduction of fasting blood sugar among those who ate dragon fruit. Among the Type 2 diabetic participants, blood sugar lowering took place only at high doses.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Are You Avoiding the Opportunity to Improve Your Health?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:59:01 -0500

We are frequently presented with opportunities across many areas of our life: some good, some bad. In regards to our health, this could not be more evident. Every day we have choices to make, and while most of them may be minor, they can and do make a difference. We must remember small steps are still classed as progress, and we ought to ensure we are taking those steps in the right direction. You may feel your health is on the right track. Or, you may feel you have lacked discipline, and your situation could be better. In reality, even if you have treated yourself well there is always something that could be have been done better. So do not feel upset if you think improvement is necessary because this applies to all of us.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Three Components of Diabetes Prevention

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:59:01 -0500

You have every right to be concerned about Type 2 diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes and you are worried about your future, know you are not overreacting. It is an entirely reasonable and expected reaction as it is no secret Type 2 diabetes is becoming the biggest epidemic of our time. If you know you are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes or if you just found out you have its precursor, then it is time to start thinking about diabetes prevention. Even if Type 2 diabetes is not an immediate threat, it is infinitely better to be safe than sorry. We already have enough victims of Type 2 diabetes as it is.



Type 2 Diabetes - Is It Possible To Predict Who Will Develop Severe Eye Problems?

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

One of the complications of Type 2 diabetes is called diabetic retinal neurodegeneration, meaning the back of the eye where light forms a picture, loses its nerve function as it becomes thinner. When this happens, the eye is unable to send images to the brain. One recent study showed this particular degeneration could be at least partially predicted by the presence of other complications, allowing doctors to know which specific people with Type 2 diabetes are particularly vulnerable. In August of 2017, the journal Acta Diabetology published the results of a study conducted at Kyung Hee University Medical Center in Seoul, Korea.



Type 2 Diabetes - What Are the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery for Diabetics?

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

Bariatric surgery is a relatively new treatment for Type 2 diabetes. How do diabetics fare five years after this type of surgery? In July of 2017, the journal Surgery and Obesity-Related Diseases reported on one of the first studies to attempt to answer this question. Surgeons at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel, performed sleeve gastrectomy, a type of anti-obesity procedure, on thirty-five women and sixteen men.



Type 2 Diabetes - Are You Taking Care of Your Health?

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:59:02 -0500

It is time to start caring for your health. This advice may serve as a reminder. It may seem like a warning, and it is. The consequences of neglecting your health are costly, and the risk is simply not worth taking. If you are already on track, allow this to be additional reinforcement for your health journey. We hope you are not currently dealing with anything too serious healthwise. It is better to be in a position where you can act to prevent a health issue than it is to have to treat an illness. Realistically, however, many will be dealing with a condition, or at the very least, an issue that requires attention. Being overweight or obese is one example. High blood pressure and high blood cholesterol are others. And Type 2 diabetes is also relevant.



Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss - Include Whole Grains in Your Diet To Help With Losing Weight

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:59:01 -0500

It may seem contradictory to suggest eating a high level of whole grains can lead to weight loss. If you were to take this statement literally, then it would be. There is no way eating more of anything could assist your weight loss efforts. If you choose not to take this literally, however, you will be able to consider the possibility it is true. Then you should ask yourself why it could be a good piece of advice.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - Ten Ways To Serve Berries

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:59:01 -0500

If there is one food you want to include in your meal plan, berries are it. Not only are berries loaded with antioxidants, they are also very low in calories, high in fiber, fat-free, and contain some of the lowest levels of carbs you can get in a fruit. This all makes them ideal for those who are suffering from Type 2 diabetes.



Type 2 Diabetes - Lower Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Readings Lead To Healthy Thinking

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

According to several scientists at the Maastricht University Medical Center at the Maastricht University in the Netherlands, controlling Type 2 diabetes and blood pressure can help ward off thinking problems that contribute to complicating the disease. Their study reported on in the journal of the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Care, in August of 2017, included two thousand five hundred and thirty-one participants, six hundred and sixty-six of which had Type 2 diabetes. The participants with Type 2 diabetes scored a lower level in their mental tests including executive function, attention, and processing speed, than did the nondiabetic participants.



How Diabetics Can Beat Lung Cancer

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:39:30 -0500

The overall survival rate for lung cancer patients who have type 2 diabetes is much worse than for patients who are not diabetic. A recent study suggests that foods high in plant pigments can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Here's what you need to eat.



Type 2 Diabetes - Do Bay Leaves Help To Lower Blood Sugar?

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:59:01 -0500

One of the most effective ways of controlling Type 2 diabetes is to keep your blood sugar levels as even as possible. It is normal for blood sugar levels to rise after a meal or snack, but it is best to keep the spike to a minimum. According to the August 2017 Journal of the American College of Nursing, incorporating some bay leaves into your cookie mixture when baking will help to do this.



Type 2 Diabetes - Does Eating Refined Grains During Pregnancy Lead to Obesity in the Children?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:59:01 -0500

In July of 2017, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported on a study conducted at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland and several other research institutions in the United States, Denmark, and Iceland. They looked at the refined grain intake during pregnancy in women who had been diagnosed with Gestational diabetes. They compared those results with the growth in these particular women's children up to the age of seven years.



Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating - The Importance of Eating a Balanced Diet

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Eating a balanced diet is a challenge. It is entirely different in theory than in practice: it is easy to imagine yourself eating well and reaping the health benefits. It feels good to visualize the results - a leaner and healthier appearance is always a welcome bonus. Not to mention all the internal changes in your health regardless of the issues you might be facing. A balanced diet is not a solution on its own, but it is a powerful tool with the potential to change a great number of health issues.



Type 2 Diabetes - The Health Benefits to Diabetics of One Particular Herb

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 17:59:02 -0500

Many, many people have eaten cilantro, an herb with wide and delicate green leaves and a powerful flavor. The seed of the cilantro is known as coriander. It is traditionally used in cooking and was used as far back as 8,000 years ago. Remnants of the herb dating back to 6,000 BC have been found in an Israeli cave. Cilantro is related to carrots, celery, and parsley. Today it is used mainly for garnishes and salads. According to early research, cilantro might be helpful in preventing several of the complications associated with Type 2 diabetes, as well as several other health problem



Type 2 Diabetes - Smoking Is A Health Hazard for Anyone With Diabetes

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 17:59:01 -0500

In August of 2017, the journal Women's Health reported on a study showing a link between smoking and the presence of Type 2 diabetes in women. Researchers at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Lithuania compared 168 women with new cases of Type 2 diabetes with 336 women without any trace of high blood sugar levels. Compared with the healthy women, the group who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes were 2.8 times more likely to smoke at least ten cigarettes a day.



Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss - A Potential Cure for Your Health Issues

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:59:01 -0500

It would be great if there were an all-purpose cure for your health issues. This is what we are going to discuss. But before we get your hopes up let us make this clear: there is no such thing as a single cure for a multitude of health problems. Despite modern advancements in medicine, there is a limit to what we can do. We cannot depend entirely on science when it comes to looking after something as complex as human nature. There is, however, much that can be done. As far as what is possible, some steps and precautions can be taken to reduce the risk of many complications and fix several of the issues already present.



Type 2 Diabetes - Can A Supplement Help Prevent Gestational Diabetes?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:59:01 -0500

In 2015 the online medical journal Cochrane reported on a review of studies concerned with the idea of using the pseudovitamin, inositol, to prevent Gestational diabetes. The reviewers concluded the evidence was weak. In July of 2017, scientists at the Madonna delle Grazie Hospital in Matera, Italy, reported on a new study with better news. Their work, published in the European Review of Medical and Pharmacological Science in July of 2017, compared 140 pregnant women with no family history of Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure.



Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss - Do Not Forget About Nutrition When Dieting

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:59:01 -0500

It is easy to set your sights on dieting when attempting to make changes to your health. It is also easy to lose focus at some point, which is the reason why many people do not see their weight loss efforts through to their goal. Most of all, however, might be the tendency to overlook the importance of proper nutrition.



Type 2 Diabetes - Breaking Free From Diabetes

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Does your Type 2 diabetes have you feeling trapped? Rarely does Type 2 diabetes come on its own, it needs some help. Frustration, depression, and resentment are common feelings in people who have this form of diabetes. Not to mention other more concerning issues, like the presence of the metabolic syndrome which is a cluster of abnormalities including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood triglycerides, low levels of HDL cholesterol, and insulin resistance, which occurs even before diabetes.