Crushing Diabetes: Traditional vs Pragmatic Approach




Ketogenic Diets For Managing Type 2 Diabetes

A ketogenic diet is designed to shifts the body’s metabolic fuel from burning carbohydrates to fats. It’s goal is to treat diabetes at its root cause by lowering carbohydrate intake leading thereby lowering blood sugar, which in turn, lowers the need for insulin which minimizes insulin resistance and associated metabolic syndrome. Ketones are a byproduct of that process. Buildup of ketones may create a risk for developing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

Type 2 Diabetes – Inflammatory Molecules Present in Diabetics With Periodontitis

Periodontitis is inflammation and infection of the gums and soft tissue surrounding the teeth. Although anyone can get the disease without proper dental hygiene, Type 2 diabetics are particularly susceptible. High blood sugar levels could be responsible for allowing bacteria to grow – infection leads to inflammation. More and more, inflammatory molecules are being found to influence the complications associated with Type 2 diabetes. Scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway and several other research institutions in Norway, Sudan, and Qatar looked at inflammatory molecules and their possible contribution to periodontitis in adult Type 2 diabetics.

Type 2 Diabetes – What You Know About Sitting And Your Health

Moving isn’t an option when it comes to helping improve your Type 2 diabetes and insulin sensitivity. Moving is essential. It helps you lose weight and improve your health in many ways. If you currently work at an office job that has you sitting for the better part of the day, your health could be deteriorating day by day without you even realizing it. Most people already realize sitting, not moving, is going to have an adverse impact on your daily calorie burn, but it does more than that. Let’s look at how sitting may just be making your day and your Type 2 diabetes worse.

Building a Diabetes Emergency Kit With Essential Diabetic Supplies

A diabetes emergency kit can be an effective diabetes management tool. Your diabetic supplies provider can help you build a kit with all of the essential items and help you feel your best.

Type 2 Diabetes – Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks

Are you a Type 2 diabetic? No doubt the thought of treating and managing your disease has been on your mind for a while. Maybe you’ve set a goal for yourself and made some progress. Perhaps you have yet to start doing anything – but you know you must. Your health is your most valuable asset and it must be optimal if you are to live a higher quality life. Whether you are well on your way to treating your condition or just about to get started, here are three health challenges for you to try. We urge you to make a solid attempt and aim for some consistency. The more you can apply the following, the greater your results, and consequently the better your health will be. Both your blood sugar and weight will drop…

Helping The Body Create An Internal Environment To Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes

A summary of the basic cell biology behind the development of type 2 diabetes which is centered on carbohydrate metabolism. Interference with cell membrane integrity may create resistance to let in glucose to the cell. On the other hand, insufficient supply of insulin due to pancreatic insufficiency leads to hyperglycemia. Manipulation of the internal body environment with food choices is discussed

Brad Got Over Diabetes – And So Can You!

Now when one has diabetes, keeping a check on one’s sugar consumption can make a difference. And that’s because when one is suffering from diabetes, the body is not able make proper use of sugar in the bloodstream. This could lead to some complications at times. This could affect the eyes and vision, kidneys, wounds sometimes take longer to heal, and even sensory functionalities are affected.

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics Are at High Risk for Both Gout and Atrial Fibrillation

The human heart has four chambers, the right and left atria and the right and left ventricles. When the top two chambers, the two atria, fibrillate or make feeble attempts to beat, blood moves through the heart but at a slower rate. Many people live with atrial fibrillation with no noticeable symptoms, others can be aware of an irregular pulse but no other symptoms. But then many people receive a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation due to shortness of breath, chest pain, weakness and fatigue, dizziness and/or fainting with exercise.

Type 2 Diabetes – Children Are Also At Risk for This Disease!

Finding out your child has Type 2 diabetes is one of the most difficult things for a parent to deal with. Here are some answers to questions you may be facing. Why did your child develop Type 2 diabetes? It’s hard to tell exactly. There are several risk factors for children developing Type 2 diabetes. Some of the risk factors, like gender, race, and family history, can’t be controlled – but the other risk factors can. These include a sedentary lifestyle, high blood pressure, high blood triglycerides (blood fat), and being overweight or obese.

Type 2 Diabetes – Early Detection of Blood Pressure Problems In Pregnancy to Help Avoid Diabetes

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is usually defined as 140/90 or above. Prehypertension is defined as a systolic (top number) of at least 120 on two separate occasions or a diastolic of 80 or more, again on two separate occasions. High readings during pregnancy can be dangerous for mothers and babies, as can Gestational diabetes. Scientists at Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena, USA, and Group Health Research Institute in Seattle, USA, looked at prehypertension during pregnancy. Their goal was to learn whether slightly high readings before or early in pregnancy, could be linked with hypertension and Gestational diabetes.

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