Burst World’s Famous Diabetes Myths with Mandira Bedi

Type 2 Diabetes – Insulin Resistance in Fetuses

Babies born to mothers who have been diagnosed with Gestational diabetes have long been known to be a high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. According to research published in PLoS One in April 2013, the beginnings of Type 2 diabetes could be starting even earlier than was previously suspected. Investigators at Nanjing Medical University and Changzhou Women and Children’s Hospital in China looked at: 65 women withGestational diabetes, and 83 healthy pregnant women.

Type 2 Diabetes – 6 Tips To Help Boost Your Metabolism

For those Type 2 diabetics who are battling a weight issue, losing weight is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. But in order to effectively lose that excess weight, you have to find ways to safely rev up your metabolism. Here are six tips to help you do just that in order to help promote the desired weight loss.

Type 2 Diabetes – Types Of Diabetic Neuropathy, Part 3

Neuropathy, or damage to the nerves, is a common side effect of Type 2 diabetes. There are four kinds of neuropathy with each one affecting different areas of the body and causing different types of discomfort and complications. In this, the last installment of the three-part series, we cover the final type, proximal neuropathy.

Do You Wake Up to Go Pee in the Night Too?

Ever wonder about why some people need to wake up in the night to go pee? I know that I was not an understanding person for a long time until my situations changed and I also began to suffer from the “Mid Night Wake-up Call.” It took me a long time to figure out why I was a little bit of a grouch in the morning when I never used to be. I know that I am not the only person who suffers from this “issue” and I want to share with you why this might be happening to you, and I bet you have never even though of this being the cause before…

Type 2 Diabetes – Types Of Diabetic Neuropathy, Part 2

Even though most diabetics have heard of diabetic neuropathy, many still aren’t well-versed on the condition. These individuals would be surprised to know there are actually four different kinds of neuropathy and not just one. The kind of neuropathy you have will determine which areas of your body are affected and what kind of symptoms you will experience.

Stable Blood Sugar for Weight Management, Mood Swings and Much More

The importance of stable blood sugar is tremendous for weight management, emotional balance, good night sleep and much more. Learn how you can easily stabilize you blood sugar levels through incorporating some simple diet and exercise changes into your daily life.

Type 2 Diabetes – Preventing Diabetes After Developing Blood Sugar Issues During Pregnancy

A kind of diabetes that develops during pregnancy is called Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Women who have had Gestational diabetes are at high risk for developing full-blown Type 2 diabetes after they give birth. Pregnant women are at a greater risk of developing Gestational diabetes if they have diabetes in their families.

Type 2 Diabetes – Types Of Diabetic Neuropathy, Part 1

One of the most common medical complications brought on by developing full-blown Type 2 diabetes is neuropathy, or damage of the nerves. This condition usually occurs in the hands, legs and feet. Although most realize just how serious this condition is, many people don’t realize there are actually four types of diabetic neuropathy: autonomic, focal, peripheral, and proximal. Since each type affects different areas of your body in dissimilar ways, it is important to understand the characteristics of each.

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetes And Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is one of the common complications of Type 2 diabetes. It is actually a form of diabetic neuropathy that specifically affects a major nerve which runs from the brain to the colon called the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is responsible for helping the body move food through the digestive system and process it properly, among other duties. When gastroparesis is present, the vagus nerve is damaged and cannot process food correctly.

Why Diabetic Wounds Can Cause Problems

Diabetes is a condition in which the body fails to utilize glucose properly. Glucose is a carbohydrate that is the most simple sugar in human metabolism. It is a major source of energy for the body. People with diabetes have too much glucose in the blood, which may be due to lack of the hormone insulin or because the available insulin is not working effectively.

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