Fake DNA – Will You Be Eating It?
Synthetic biology offers great promise for curing diseases and creating new fuels and products. Indeed the first drugs and foods created using synbio technology are now coming to market. But this new industry is not regulated properly. Here’s the story.Type 2 Diabetes – Lower Blood Sugar Levels to Prevent Viral Infection in Your Coronary Arteries
Anyone who has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is at risk for developing arteriosclerosis, or plaque formation on the walls of their arteries. Plaque can cause bleeding, or slow down the flow of blood. This is especially dangerous in the coronary arteries, because they supply blood to the heart muscle. Cytomegalovirus, long thought to play a role in the development of plaque, was implicated in the growth of atherosclerosis in a study reported in February 2014.Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics Can Learn to Avoid Or Manage Stress and Lower Blood Sugar Levels
Too much stress is connected to being overweight and developing prediabetes leading on to Type 2 diabetes. In diabetics, stress also causes blood sugar to rise. But with the stressful, busy lives many of us lead today, what can we do to decrease stress and improve our overall health? First, evaluate how much of a problem stress is for you. Have you had lots of major changes in your life lately? Do you feel tense and anxious a lot? Do you have a hard time sleeping? You can find tools online you can use to answer questions and determine your level of stress if you’re not sure.My Personal Experience Eating Vegetables Improved My A1C Among Other Things
This article isn’t any sort of a how to article, it just goes into my personal experience eating vegetables over the last few months. It helped with my Type II Diabetes, lowered my A1C levels and blood pressure.Type 2 Diabetes – Foods to Help Diabetics Have a Lower Blood Pressure Reading
It’s common for people with Type 2 diabetes to also have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, doctors love to prescribe medication to reduce it. You can, however, eat particular foods which can help lower your readings…Type 2 Diabetes – The Connection Between Controlling Your Blood Sugar and a Healthy Brain
Diabetes has been associated with dementia and changes in brain anatomy, but so far it’s unclear what changes come about when blood sugar levels are poorly controlled. Researchers at Maastricht University Medical Center in Maastricht, in the south of the Netherlands, reviewed the literature reporting on the subject so far – in order to gain insight as to blood sugar control and the brain. Their study, reported on in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, in August 2014, included 86 papers on blood sugar levels, insulin concentration, insulin resistance, diabetes treatments and how they might affect the brain.Type 2 Diabetes – The Stress Connection to Being Overweight and Prediabetes
In today’s world, it’s common to hear people talk about being ‘stressed out.’ And all that stress can be harmful to your health. Did you know stress may contribute to excess weight gain and in turn lead to prediabetes? There are a couple of different ways being stressed can lead to being overweight and related health conditions. Some people deal with stress by overeating. And if the extra calories eaten aren’t burned off through exercise, weight gain occurs. But some people don’t overeat when they’re stressed, and they may not eat too much in general. So why are they still overweight?Type 2 Diabetes – Is Exercise Appropriate For Pregnant Diabetic Women?
Exercise is just as important as diet and in some cases as important as drugs in managing Type 2 diabetes. Getting enough exercise makes it so your body responds more effectively to insulin. During exercise, your body can use glucose for energy – even without taking insulin or oral diabetes medications. And exercise burns calories and helps you lose weight. With these benefits of exercise, you may be wondering if it’s safe to continue exercising during pregnancy as a diabetic. The answer is yes – not only is it safe for you to exercise, it will greatly benefit you and your baby to exercise while you’re pregnant. Here are answers to some questions you may have about exercising during pregnancy…Revealed: The Best Way To Keep Diabetes Out Of Your Life
Worried about diabetes? Find out why more and more evidence shows the best solutions are natural – not medical…How to Use Power-Walking to Beat Diabetes
Getting fit is the second most important thing you can do to beat your type 2 diabetes. But you don’t have to go to the gym or start jogging. A good fast walk-a power-walk-is all the exercise you need. Here are some tips to get you moving safely and comfortably.