Diabetic Retinopathy – Causes and Prevention
Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Recent studies by the American diabetic association have found that fifty percent of people with raised sugar levels in the pre-diabetes stage are at risk. What is diabetic retinopathy?Diabetes and Belly Fat
If you are diabetic, are overweight and have belly fat you may have a serious health issue. Most people are self-conscious about the belly fat they can see, but actually, the hidden fat that you don’t see, called visceral fat, causes a bigger problem for everyone even if you are thin. People store most of their fat in two ways, the one you can see and the one you can’t see.Diabetes Epidemic or Just a Rumor?
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the incidence of Metabolic Syndrome and Prediabetes affects more than 90 million Americans. In 2011, Diabetes was considered to be the 7th leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of heart disease and stroke.Are You Aware of All the Types of Diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disorder in which a person has high levels of sugar in his/her blood, either because the pancreas do not produce sufficient insulin or because cells are unable to respond to the insulin that is produced. There are different types of diabetes, some of which are more prevalent than the rest.I’ve Found the Cure for Diabetes
I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen posters, TV advertisements, and various people talking about how we need to find a “cure” for type II diabetes. Well readers, today is your lucky day! I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I’VE FOUND IT!Type 2 Diabetes – Do Good Fats and Vitamin E Improve Insulin Sensitivity?
Diabetes is a complex disease in which the body does not metabolize carbohydrates and fats correctly. Up until now most efforts to control the condition have focused on carbohydrate metabolism. Investigators at B J Medical in Maharashtra, India, studied the effects of alpha lipoic acid, other omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, on Type 2 diabetes control.Type 2 Diabetes – Knowing the Signs of Kidney Disease Before It’s Too Late
Kidney disease can develop slowly over a number of years leading to devastating results. More than one-third of all new victims of end-stage renal disease are Type 2 diabetics. The kidneys are responsible for filtering out waste by using nephrons (tiny filters), that allow the waste to be flushed from your body via urine. If your nephrons fail in any way, waste can build up in your kidneys and cause toxic sickness.Type 2 Diabetes – Hazelnuts to Help in the Treatment of Diabetes
Hazelnuts have been shown to improve the fat content in the blood of healthy people and those with too much fat in their blood. Researchers at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran looked at the use of hazelnuts in an attempt to lower blood sugar levels and improve cholesterol and blood fats in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.Type 2 Diabetes – Choosing Smaller Food Portions to Help Lower Blood Sugar and Weight
Diets are not always the smartest way to control your Type 2 diabetes. Some diabetics eat a lot and still maintain a healthy weight range. However, most diabetics should choose smaller food portions so they have a better chance of controlling their blood sugar and weight. The more food you eat, the more chance you have of gaining weight and affecting your overall health adversely.Type 2 Diabetes – Side Effects of Taking Diabetes Medication And What You Can Do About Them
No one should be on a particular medication or drug for life. The same should apply to people living with Type 2 diabetes. The type of ‘drugs’ I am referring to here are all prescription medications. I believe these were created to help people deal with a chronic health problem in the short term – I don’t believe for a second they were intended for long term use and, in some people’s case, lifetime use.