Thursday, February 22, 2018

Artificial sweeteners could increase risk of diabetes in just two weeks

Using artificial sweeteners instead of sugar could increase the risk of diabetes in just two weeks, new research suggests. The study shows that the supplements can change the body’s response to glucose, heightening the risk of the condition which is suffered by almost 4 million Britons. Previous studies have linked high intake of sweeteners to a greater...

Treatment Options for Diabetes

You now have more ways to control your diabetes and boost your overall health than ever before. You and your doctor will create a plan to keep your blood sugar (glucose) in check, get to a healthy weight, and reach other goals. You may need different types of medicine to keep your sugar levels normal...

Diabetes and Anemia: What You Need to Know

If you have diabetes, you’ll need to have your blood checked regularly for anemia. It’s common for people with diabetes to also end up with this blood condition. It happens when your body’s red blood cells can’t deliver as much oxygen as your body needs. If you spot anemia early on, you can better...

What diabetic mice can teach us about keeping teeth healthy

Along with all the other consequences of poorly managed diabetes, patients who don’t or can’t control their sugars are more likely to lose their teeth because of severe periodontitis, an irreversible gum disease that attacks the tissues and bone around the teeth. The connection has long been known. But exactly why it happens hasn’t been...

What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Chronic Fatigue

Studies show that people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from chronic fatigue than the rest of the population. Some research even suggests that nearly 85% of people with diabetes report fatigue. And while you might be thinking, most people would probably say they don’t get enough sleep if asked, chronic fatigue is more than a fleeting...

These Kids Are Fighting to End Childhood Obesity and Diabetes!

Who could possibly convince kids to eat their vegetables? As it turns out, other kids might be the answer! Quality for Kids has been working with kids for four years to find out what healthy things they like to eat. They talked to kids about obesity and type 2 diabetes and what they could do...

7 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes While Fighting a Cold or Flu

Having a cold or flu is no fun for anyone. The sore throat, runny nose, burning eyes, and fever-induced aches and pains? No, thank you. I feel I can safely say that most of us would like to just sleep right through them, and that’s probably exactly what you need most of the time....

Diabetes is Connected with Hearing Loss

Though not as well known as neuropathy in the hands and feet, hearing loss can be a complication of uncontrolled diabetes. Here’s how to protect your ears when you live with diabetes and identify the symptoms of hearing loss. A Surprising Complication Ed Weinsberg wasn’t surprised when he developed burning sensations in his feet in 2006....

Diabetes Rates Skyrocket in Kids and Teens

The rate goes up to three in 10 for those aged 60 and above, prompting Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to flag the issue at the National Day Rally. He also pointed to another worrying trend: The prevalence of diabetes among the younger ones is rising too. It was once a disease associated with the elderly,...

Want to Know More About DIABETES? Here are Some DIABETES Myths De-Mystified

Even if you don't have diabetes, you can probably imagine how challenging it must be to live with a disease that requires such constant vigilance of your physical health. You might not immediately pick up on how mentally taxing diabetes can be, though. In fact, it's "considered to be one of the most psychologically demanding...


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