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Type 2 Diabetes – The Pros and Cons of Insulin Use

If you have been given a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, there are a few different ways you can manage this disease. The first steps to getting diabetes under control is usually through healthy meal planning, exercise, and weight loss. For some people, this will be enough to manage their Type 2 diabetes. But other people will need to take oral medications or insulin to help manage their blood sugar levels. Insulin injection is used to control your blood sugar when your body doesn’t produce insulin on its own or produces very little.

Type 2 Diabetes – A Modest Weight Loss After Pregnancy Can Help Prevent Diabetes

When we think of weight loss there is a tendency to think of getting down to our best lean weight, which is ideal but which can also seem daunting. Fortunately, small losses can also do some good. Gestational diabetes, the kind that starts during pregnancy, can lead to the development of full-blown Type 2 diabetes, so mothers who have had the former are told to normalize weight to prevent developing the latter form of diabetes. This is excellent advice but, according to a study reported on in the medical journal Diabetes Medicine in March 2014, modest weight loss can also be helpful.

Type 2 Diabetes – Do You Need to Take Drugs to Control or Reverse Diabetes?

About eight percent of the US population has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. And although this form of diabetes can be controlled through weight loss, meal planning, and exercise, many diabetics rely on medication alone to control their disease. So why is this, and what can be done to encourage diabetes management through lifestyle changes?

Type 2 Diabetes – Meal Plan Choices for Diabetics

An important part of maintaining or even reversing Type 2 diabetes is meal planning. Meal planning means determining what to eat and how much to eat at each meal and snack. There are a few options for meal planning – you can use carb counting, glycemic index, or the plate method for your plan.

Type 2 Diabetes – Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs

For many years, people with Type 2 diabetes have been told the disease can’t be reversed. They’ve been told their diabetes will continue to get worse. And many have been told that they have to take medications or insulin for the rest of their lives. But there’s finally information coming out that says Type 2 diabetes can be managed, or even reversed, without drugs. This is how it’s done…

Type 2 Diabetes – Brussels Sprouts Contain Lutein to Help Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts

Spring is coming and Brussels sprouts will soon be in season north of the equator. These little cabbage-like nodes are rich in vitamin C and an excellent source of lutein, an antioxidant that may reduce the risk of developing cataracts – a serious concern when you are already at an increased risk of eye damage due to Type 2 diabetes…

Type 2 Diabetes – Can Diabetics Eat Sweets Without Suffering High Blood Sugar Levels?

If you have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering if you’ll ever be able to eat foods like sweets and chocolate again without negative effects. First, it’s important to have a good understanding of Type 2 diabetes. Then you can learn more about meal plans and how you can manage your blood sugar. Finally, you can figure out if sweets will fit into your meal plan.

Type 2 Diabetes – Protecting Your Eyesight

Diabetes can cause serious complications, including eye problems. These eye problems are caused by high blood sugar, which damages the small blood vessels of the eye. There are a few main types of eye problems that are more common in people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes…

Type 1 Versus Type 2

What’s difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? And what is the trend in diagnosis.

Type 2 Diabetes – Detection, Treatment and Monitoring Of Diabetes!

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease. Until it’s diagnosed and treated, it will continue to get worse and can cause serious health issues, like skin, eye, and foot problems. That’s why early detection is so important. And if you are diagnosed with diabetes, regular monitoring and treatment are essential.

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