Saturday, February 17, 2018

Broccoli: Eat This Vegetable to Reverses Diabetes Damage

It's really hard to control a diabetic's blood sugar levels, especially when you don't know the needed diet for it. Adding broccoli to your diet is a great start. Broccoli has a compound called sulforaphane that can reverse the damage that diabetes causes on the heart's blood vessels. Sulforaphane stimulates the production of enzymes that are responsible for blood...

This Plant is Available to Everyone, But You Had No Idea It Treats Tumors, Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

White mulberry is a herb that can grow anywhere. Its leaves are commonly used as a supplement and its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. White mulberry is native to China and is the food of silkworms. It was introduced into the United States in colonial times, during an attempt to establish a silk industry. The wood is very flexible and durable and has been used...

More Sleep Improves Kids’ Type 1 Management

Kids—especially those with type 1 diabetes—need sleep. And lots of it. Doctors recommend 9 to 11 hours of sleep a night through age 13; teenagers should get between 8 and 10 hours of shut-eye a night. But most of them aren’t getting the sleep they need. Research shows that two-thirds of American children with and without...

Always Monitor To Avoid Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Your body runs on glucose. It’s the fuel that keeps your brain working and your muscles moving. But without enough insulin to ferry the glucose into your cells, the body breaks down fat for fuel instead of glucose, causing ketones to form and circulate in the bloodstream. If large quantities of ketones accumulate, blood...

Here’s How Those Who Love You View Hypoglycemia

A Western University study suggests that it’s vital to better support spouses/partners and parents/grandparents of adults with Type 1 diabetes because they represent an important frontline in hypoglycemia prevention efforts. The researchers for the study found that while the nuclear family that orbits an adult with Type 1 are willing to do what it...

She Managed To Survived In College With a Type 1 Diabetes

A college student talks of how she kept from floundering in a new environment. As I started my first year of college, I knew there would be challenges. After all, I was going to be living on my own for the first time, doing so in a different province, contending with the academic demands of...

Are You a Parents With Type 1 Diabetes And Ill? Here’s What To Do

A mother must find a way to care for her migraines while being the primary caregiver of a child with Type 1. When I tell people that my seven-year-old daughter has diabetes, they often respond by expressing sympathy that such a young child has to receive shots and prick her fingers on a daily basis....

15 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

We all know that water is life.  Our bodies are made up of two-thirds water, so it’s no wonder that we need it, we crave it and when we don’t have it, it shows! So if you’re trying to get a little bit more water in your daily routine without having to reach for...

How To Manage Diabetes with Seniors

Getting older doesn't have to mean getting diabetes, but it does mean your risk increases. The majority of Americans with Type 2 diabetes are over 60, and rates rise sharply with age. While 11 percent of middle-aged adults have diabetes, it's nearly 22 percent for seniors 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease...

The Mysterious Symptoms of Undiagnosed Diabetes

  1 Could You Have Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes affects millions of Americans. If you have type 2 diabetes, your body is not able to use the hormone insulin properly. Insulin is necessary for glucose (sugar) to get from your blood into your cells to be used for energy. When there is not enough...


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