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Type 2 Diabetes – Education To Lower Depression in Diabetics

Depression is common in many people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes but according to the Pakistani Journal of Medical Science, it doesn’t have to be. In an article published in September 2013, researchers report how diabetes education lowered depression in 1200 male patients with Type 2 diabetes. All 1200 men had been recently diagnosed.

Diabetes Cure – Is It Possible to Cure Diabetes?

There are several proven ways to treat, reverse and prevent diabetes but the reality of the situation it that not everyone can afford to eat specific foods. Eating healthy is simply not always convenient or affordable.

Type 2 Diabetes – Are You At Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is a disorder of the eyes caused by damage to small blood vessels at the back of the eyes. Undetected and untreated, it may lead to blindness. Having protein in your urine, a sign of diabetic nephropathy or kidney disease, often takes place in the same patients who have diabetic retinopathy because both are caused by blood vessel damage.

Type 2 Diabetes – Is There A Link Between Developing Diabetes and Eating White Rice?

Recent research has found a link between a high consumption of nutrient stripped white rice and the development of Type 2 diabetes. The research team made comments to the British Medical Journal, stating the link they found came about from analyzing four previously published studies carried out in China, Japan, Australia and the United States.

Type 2 Diabetes – Coconut Oil Has Been Found to Be Beneficial for Diabetics

Slowly fading is the notion all fats are bad for you. In fact, for many years saturated fats were touted as bad for you but coconut oil is a saturated fat and it most definitely isn’t bad for anyone, including those who have Type 2 diabetes! It increases energy without spiking your blood sugar. What makes coconut oil saturated fat different to other fats is the medium chain fatty acids (MCFA’s) found in it. It is made up of smaller molecules of fatty acids compared to those in olive oil and sunflower oil.

Diabetes: Your Relationship To Help

How can someone who only sees you once or twice a year for about 15 minutes at a time really ‘get’ what your experience of diabetes is like? The diabetes doctor, nurse or dietitian can’t. But here’s something you may not have thought of – they’re not really there to.

Cinnamon – The Wonder Spice?

Cinnamon is said to be of significant help in controlling the blood glucose levels of type 2 diabetics. But just how effective is it and is it safe to use?

Type 2 Diabetes – Don’t Let Yourself Develop Any Kidney Problems

Some of you reading the title here may feel that whether you develop kidney disease or not, is really not up to you to decide and it lies in the hands of fate – or even God. Well it can be about you, and when your blood sugar and Type 2 diabetes is correctly managed, developing kidney disease becomes a very small risk factor. Although many people living with Type 2 diabetes can go on to live a long and healthy life, this can suddenly change if serious kidney problems develop.

9 Scary Facts About Soft Drinks

9 interesting but worrying facts about sugar in soft drinks and the effects on the body. Many people do not realize just how they are addicted to sugar. It is a drug, a toxin. It tastes good and feels good from the serotonin, a happy chemical, released into your blood stream giving you a high for a while. Could you eliminate it from your diet? What sugary food do you find hard to give up?

Foundations of Diabetes: The Chemistry, Clinical Goals, and Daily Management

Diabetes is a serious disease, and it effects almost every part of your body. A team approach is best, consisting of a primary care practice, optometrist, dietitian, dentist, friends and family.

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