Thursday, February 22, 2018

Diabetes: The differences between types 1 and 2

Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus (DM), is a metabolic disorder in which the body cannot properly store and use sugar.It affects the body's ability to use glucose, a type of sugar found in the blood, as fuel. This happens because the body does not produce enough insulin, or the cells do not correctly respond to insulin...

Caffeine slashes death risk in women with diabetes

Both tea and coffee have a wide range of health benefits, but consuming caffeine may be particularly good for women with diabetes. Recent research shows that for these people, one daily cup of coffee cuts death risk by more than 50 percent.New research presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes annual meeting, held...

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...

What To Know About Alcohol And Diabetes?

People with diabetes should be particularly cautious when it comes to drinking alcohol because alcohol can make some of the complications of diabetes worse. For starters, alcohol impacts the liver in doing its job of regulating blood sugar. Alcohol can also interact with some medications that are prescribed to people with diabetes. Even if...

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Diabetes-Related Stress

Between constant management, fear, and pain, stress often plays a large role in the life of an individual with diabetes. That stress is often accompanied by high blood pressure and heart rate, both of which deplete energy, making sticking to your management routine that much harder. It’s not uncommon for all this stress to take...

MIT and Harvard Team Up with Innovative Tattoo to Track Glucose Levels

Few people would argue with the idea that managing diabetes is difficult. You never get a day off. You never get a break. And the truth is, it can, and often does, impact nearly every aspect of your life. On top of all of that, there are so many different things that can affect...

11 Easy Ways To Improve Your Sleep

There are a lot of ways diabetes can make sleep a challenge. Between an increased risk for issues like sleep apnea and the potential for pain, anxiety, and depression, it comes as no surprise that research suggests that nearly 85% of people with diabetes report fatigue. While you might be thinking most people would probably say they...

14 Ways to Simplify Life with Diabetes

To say that life with diabetes can be a challenge is something of an understatement. Realistically, diabetes is exhausting. It’s demanding. It never sleeps, and it never takes a break. It can be lonely, and it can be painful. And because there isn’t currently a cure for the condition, it can also feel incredibly...

Detecting Parkinson’s Disease Early

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life, as well as making sure that she sticks to a very strict diet. Khloe has since gone on to lose around 35lbs. "Khloe gives as much to the gym as the...

How to Avoid The Risks of Type 2 Diabetes?

Your type 2 diabetes puts you at an increased risk of a range of serious health problems, including heart attack, high blood pressure, stroke, vision loss, dental problems, and foot problems. By keeping your diabetes in check — most importantly, keeping your blood sugar at a healthy level through diet, exercise, and medication — you can prevent many...
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