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Type 2 Diabetes – The Effect of Alcohol on Your Blood Sugar Levels

Although it is well known a diabetic should approach drinking alcohol cautiously as it can bring on very low blood sugar, it has only now been discovered how alcohol brings this about. A team of scientists from the leading medical university in Sweden, Karolinska Institutet, investigated just how alcohol may cause exaggerated insulin secretion that results in severe hypoglycemia in people who were not even diabetic.

Diabetes Treatment in America

The treatment of diabetes in America, in particular diabetes type 2 is a complete and utter travesty. Americans are getting the double whammy on this. The foods we eat from the soda pops, diet cola’s, processed and fast foods to the so called medical treatments all contribute to the disease, as opposed to averting or curing diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetic Women Under 45 Have Triple The Risk of an Early Menopause

A recent study has discovered menopause itself does not increase the risk of developing diabetes, but for women who have Type 2 diabetes and are under 45, they have three times the risk of having an early menopause. The study was carried out at the University Of Cartagena, Colombia which recruited 6079 women aged between 40 and 59 years from 11 Latin American countries. The study involved women answering a series of questions related to depression, diabetes and menopause.

You Can Defeat Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that has a large spread throughout the population, and many people tend to develop the disease at a certain age. This is why it is better to make the population aware about the risks.

Type 2 Diabetes – Three Great Condiments For The Diabetic

If you’re working on managing your Type 2 diabetes, chances are you are giving a really large amount of thought to the foods you eat on a day-to-day basis. You want to make sure you are putting foods that are ranked low on the glycemic-index into your body as often as possible, as these are the ones that will best help control your blood sugar. But, what about how you are preparing your foods? Have you taken that into account? More specifically, what about the condiments you are using?

Heart Disease Kills Diabetics

Heart disease is common among diabetics. But how do diabetics get heart disease and how can the disease be treated?

Type 2 Diabetes – Is Probiotic Bacteria Helpful for Controlling Blood Sugar Levels?

Probiotic bacteria, found in yogurt and capable of living in the human gut, are said by some to be helpful in controlling blood sugar levels, but the information available has been questionable. Investigators at the University of Western Australia and other research centers in Perth, Australia, set out to solve the question. Their study, reported on in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in February 2014, included 156 overweight men and women over 55 years of age – individuals at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes – Four Great Core Moves For Diabetics to Create Firmer Abs

If you have Type 2 diabetes, it should come as no surprise lifestyle has a major impact on your diabetes – especially your blood sugar control – and that lifestyle changes can have a beneficial effect. Type 2 diabetes represents the end of a long and complicated road on which insulin resistance and the inability to make enough insulin, contribute to rising blood sugars. The most common cause of increasing insulin resistance is being overweight and having rising levels of fat build-up around your waist and abdominal area. Within days of eating fewer calories, blood sugar levels plummet – even before weight loss occurs. Studies reveal weight loss can make Type 2 diabetes much less severe – even make it disappear. One of the first areas to notice weight loss, is in the abdominal area and it is this area many diabetics like to concentrate on – wanting to have that firm, flat stomach they once had. Here are four top moves to get into place with your workout plan…

Type 2 Diabetes – Will A Low-Glycemic Index Diet Help a Mother Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is the kind of diabetes diagnosed during pregnancy in a previously healthy woman. After giving birth, women who had the condition are at risk for developing full-blown Type 2 diabetes. Advice to mothers who have had Gestational diabetes has always been to normalize their weight, eat a healthful diet, and get plenty of exercise. Now, scientists at the National University of Malaysia and other research institutions in Malaysia have found maintaining a low-glycemic index diet plan could also help in prevention.

Type 2 Diabetes – Having a Family History of Diabetes Puts You at an Increased Risk

Prediabetes is where blood sugar is constantly higher than what is considered healthy, but where it is not high enough to be considered full-blown Type 2 diabetes. If this prediabetes is unresolved, then it eventually leads to Type 2 diabetes in 20% of all cases per year. Now, a new study carried out on more than 8,000 participants revealed those people with a family history of diabetes have a 26% increased risk of developing prediabetes, with this being evident mostly in the non-obese.

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