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Type 2 Diabetes – Diet Drinks Not As Safe As Previously Thought for Diabetics

It’s plain to see after reading the results of a recent study, that diabetics should not drink diet sodas or diet anything. It can also be concluded diet drinks of any kind should not be consumed by people without Type 2 diabetes. Here’s why…

Diabetes Impacts Skin

Diabetes Impacts the skin. As if diabetes itself is not enough to cope with it is often accompanied by all sorts of unwelcome skin eruptions.

Foot Care for Diabetics – The Frightening Statistics

Each week in England there are around 120 amputations in people with diabetes. The majority of diabetes-related amputations are caused by a “foot attack” – a foot ulcer or infection failing to heal. When people with a foot attack get rapid access for treatment by a specialist multi-disciplinary team this has been shown to promote faster healing and fewer amputations, saving money and lives.

High Cholesterol Reduces Risk Of Death!

Received opinion is that having high levels of cholesterol in your blood-stream increases your risk of heart disease and stoke. However, a recent reliable Scandinavian study has found that higher levels of cholesterol may be linked with a reduced risk of death overall. What exactly is going on here? And what are the implications for type 2 diabetics?

Type 2 Diabetes – Screening for Diabetes and Blood Vessel Disease in Obese Children

According to research at Zhejiang University in China, screening for prediabetes and blood vessel disease in obese children without diabetes is possible using HbA1c levels and measurements of abdominal obesity. Their study, reported on in the Archives of Diseases in Children in October 2013, included 524 obese children and adolescents without diabetes…

Type 2 Diabetes – The Relationship Between Lung Function and HbA1c Levels

According to scientists at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre in India, keeping your HbA1c percentage under control could be important for lung function. Their study, reported in September 2013 in the Journal of Clinical Diagnostic Research, included 30 people aged 30 to 60 with Type 2 diabetes and 30 controls of the same age.

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetes in Children

Since Type 2 diabetes is also referred to as “adult onset diabetes”, you would normally assume a child would not develop it. In fact, it used to be that children did not develop Type 2 diabetes at all and only had to worry about Type 1 diabetes. Now, all that has changed. The disease has taken over the lives of countless children with no end in sight to the epidemic.

Type 2 Diabetes – Fiber Is A Crucial Part Of Your Diabetes Eating Plan

There are many elements crucial to include in your eating plan and fiber is one of them. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate but it doesn’t contain calories because the body doesn’t break it down. Although it’s a carb and carbs raise your blood sugar, fiber doesn’t increase your blood sugar…

Type 2 Diabetes – Vitamin D Deficiency and Diabetic Kidney Disease

Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with kidney disease and Type 2 diabetics frequently have low levels of vitamin D. Diabetic nephropathy, or kidney disease, is one of the worst complications of diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes – Too Much Sitting Is Unhealthy

Most people spend far too much time sitting and it’s not good for your health. Technology is partly to blame. You have a computer so you sit and work on it. You email friends and family instead of visiting them. You email colleagues at work instead of walking to their desk. You use the remote control instead of physically changing your TV channel.

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