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Type 2 Diabetes – How Diabetics Can Lower Their Triglyceride Levels, Part 4

Having high triglyceride levels means having too much fat in your blood. But it also means much more than that. For Type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics alike, it means a dramatic increase in the risk of high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease, among other concerns. Lowering these risks should be at the forefront of your health. In this fourth installment of the four-apart series, we discuss more ways to lower your triglycerides…

Type 2 Diabetes – How Well Do You Handle Bad News About Your Health?

Regardless of your current state of health, it’s always possible you can be diagnosed with a serious medical condition and that can include Type 2 diabetes. There are so many health problems to choose from, but reactions will probably still be the same. It can depend on how you are told and who actually tells you. It can also depend on whether you suspect anything is wrong and if the problem you suspect is what is confirmed.

Type 2 Diabetes – How Diabetics Can Lower Their Triglyceride Levels, Part 3

High triglyceride levels, or levels of fat in the blood, are dangerous for anyone. But Type 2 diabetics have to be particularly careful because of their already increased risk of heart and circulatory related issues brought on by their high and unstable blood sugar. That’s why it is imperative people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes bring their triglyceride levels down to a desirable level, less than 150 mg/dl (1.7 mmol/L), and keep them there. In this third part of the four-part series we give you even more ideas on how to accomplish this…

Type 2 Diabetes – How Diabetics Can Lower Their Triglyceride Levels, Part 2

Keeping triglyceride levels under control is important for anyone. But it is even more important for people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Why? Because elevated levels of triglycerides, or fat in the arterial walls, means an increase in the likelihood of serious medical conditions such as high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack. These are all health problems Type 2 diabetics are already at an increased risk of developing. That’s why lowering these levels is crucial. In this second part of the four-part series, we give you more ways to bring these levels down safely…

Type 2 Diabetes – Placental Fat Metabolism in Gestational Diabetes

The placenta, or afterbirth, is the temporary organ that is implanted in the uterus during pregnancy. It carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus, and carbon dioxide from the fetus to the mother. According to research performed at University Hospital in Puerta del Mar, Spain, the placenta in women who suffer Gestational diabetes or diabetes of pregnancy, have an impaired ability to metabolize fat.

Type 2 Diabetes – Will The Mulberry Leaf Help Your Diabetes?

The mulberry leaf is regarded as a “superfood” because its many ingredients have been shown to improve your health. Studies have proven this in many countries, including the United States, France, India and throughout Asia.

Type 2 Diabetes – What Are The Main Causes of Kidney Disease?

Your kidneys are located in the middle of your back on either side of your spine, just above your waist. They have a number of functions including: cleaning your blood of excess fluid and waste, regulating your blood pressure, keeping a healthy balance of minerals and salt in your body, stimulating the production of red blood cells and creating an active type of vitamin D.

Type 2 Diabetes – What Are The Main Causes Of Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the number one cause of death and there are many risk factors increasing your chance of developing heart problems. It’s important to reduce these risks if you want to lead a healthy life. Thirty-three percent of people who have a heart attack don’t survive, and 20% of all deaths are related to heart problems. A heart attack occurs when your coronary arteries get partly blocked, preventing oxygen and blood from flowing through.

3 Tips on Eating Out With Diabetes

Eating in restaurants and fast food chains is tough enough when it comes to healthy eating. When you’re diabetic, you need to be even more careful! Here are some good tips to follow.

Type 2 Diabetes – Holy Basil And Diabetes

Herbs are not only commonly used in cooking throughout the world, but also in Ayurvedic medicine because of their medicinal properties. But while all are beneficial, some are more versatile than others. The herb holy basil, a native of India, is one of the most commonly used herbs on the planet. Every part of the plant, from the stem to the leaves and even the seeds and oil, hold medicinal purposes, especially for treating Type 2 diabetes.

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