Health Articles tagged ‘diabetes’

Diabetic Diet: Prevent or Manage Diabetes with Better Eating Habits

When watching our health, what we eat is just as important as how much we eat. Too many of the wrong tasty treats can be an invitation to diabetes. Obesity is one risk factor for diabetes that is easily eliminated by developing good eating habits. For those who have already developed diabetes, dietary...
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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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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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Describing Diabetes and Its Complications

Diabetes is a condition that many don’?t understand — including those who have been diagnosed with it! That lack of knowledge can lead to a host of complications. To avoid the health complications of Diabetes, it is important to learn everything you can to take care of yourself when you are diagnosed...
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For People on Dialysis, Too Thin Can Be Risky

Dialysis patients with very low body fat are much more likely to die than other people on dialysis, even those with the highest levels of body fat, a new study has found. Researchers measured body fat percentage in 671 dialysis patients in California. In the next five years, the death rate for people...
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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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Monitoring Your Glucose Levels

Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose inside the body to use for fuel. When there is too much glucose circulating in the blood, you can develop a condition called diabetes. One way to manage your diabetes is to keep a close eye on your glucose levels, also known as your blood sugar levels. It is...
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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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How Important is Family History to Childhood Obesity?

If we want to finally figure out a solution to the growing problem of obesity among children in America, we first have to understand the causes of childhood obesity. Naturally, people tend to look at a child’s family for clues. Does family history and genetics contribute to a child’s weight? Let’s...
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Smoking: Metabolic damage and the Risk of Diabetes

Smoking used to be socially acceptable. Remember the Marlboro Man? Smoking was thought of as cool, rugged, and sexy. Virginia Slims won their campaign and made smoking cigarettes fashionable for women, as well. In reality, smoking has always been detrimental to our health. It’s now common knowledge...
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