Health Articles tagged ‘diabetes’

How to Recognize Hypoglycemia and the Effects of Low Blood Sugar

It may be difficult for long-time diabetics to recognize a hypoglycemic episode. They may have gotten used to feeling a certain way and don’t pay attention to the symptoms anymore. This can also happen to diabetics who haven’t been taught what to watch for in a hypoglycemia episode. That’s...
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Getting Help for Obese Children

Very often the treatment for children who are obese lies in changing habits and learned behaviors. Of course, the sooner in life that these changes are made, the faster the results can occur. Some of these steps towards a healthier life are immediate, while others are a lifetime commitment. You, as a...
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Managing Blood Sugar with the Diabetic Living Diet

The Diabetic Living Diet is designed to help people living with diabetes to eat well and stay healthy. There is no way around it, diabetes is a challenging health condition both for doctors and patients. In diabetics, the body is unable to produce the insulin it requires to function properly.  Unstable...
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Foot Care for Diabetics

Diabetes is a metabolic condition that can affect different areas of your body, even when your treatment is successful. One area that most people don?t think about is the foot. As a diabetic, taking care of your feet is paramount to your overall health and well-being. Hard Working Feet Let?s face it...
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How Weight Loss Surgery Changes Your Body

Weight loss surgery isn’t a quick fix that allows you to jump right back into your old routines without making any lifestyle changes. The more invasive the surgery, the more changes you’ll need to make to accommodate your new stomach. Health professionals will give you a variety of dietary...
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The Dangers of Abdominal Fat… and How to Get Rid of it

Diabetes is a condition of the metabolic system where insulin doesn’t act as it should. There are many risk factors that increase your chances of developing the Type 2 variety of diabetes. Carrying too much fatty tissue on your frame is one of those risks. Everyone Needs Fat — Just Not That Much Fat...
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Methods for Insulin Delivery

As an essential hormone in the body, insulin is secreted to control the levels of sugar in the blood. When insulin is not produced in the body, a condition known as diabetes occurs. People who have diabetes used to have to inject themselves with insulin. Now, there are several methods for delivery...
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Ginseng: Ancient Herb with Many Health Benefits

Ginseng is derived from the Greek word Panax, which means panacea, or all healing.  It makes perfect sense when you realize that ginseng has been used in China to increase longevity and the quality of life for thousands of years. Most people are already familiar with ginseng and know it as an herbal...
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Using Supplements for Diabetes Prevention

Supplements are just what their name implies: an addition to something else. They are not meant to be the main source of nutrients in your body. The majority of the nutrients that the body needs come from outside the body. We can make some amino acids and other building blocks ourselves within the body...
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The Truth About Staph Infection: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

You may have heard people talk about it, but what do you really know? What are staph infections? Staph is short for staphylococcus, this is the bacteria that causes a staph infection. This bacteria is carried by at least 1 in 4 persons in either their mouth, nose, anal, or genital areas. Usually a cut...
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