Category: Diabetes

Lipitor and COQ10’s Connection 0

Lipitor and COQ10’s Connection

Looking back, you may remember Bill Clinton’s quadruple bypass that he went through following his presidency. Since that time, I have asked myself if his doctors asked him to take nutrient Coenzyme Q10, combined...

Pressure Gauge 0

Pressure Gauge

While 1 out of 3 people suffers from hypertension, the direct cause of the condition remains largely veiled. Of course, genetics, race, and age do play a part, but evidence shows smoking, overweight, alcohol,...

Flavonoids and the risk of type-2 diabetes 0

Flavonoids and the risk of type-2 diabetes

New research shows that anthocyanin consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of type-2 diabetes. Flavonoids are found in plants and serve as pigments to help attract pollinators, filter out UV light, help...

Spotlight on Diabesity 0

Spotlight on Diabesity

The Lowdown There are 2.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes and an estimated 850,000 people who have the condition but don’t know it. What’s worrying experts most is that Type 2...

Diabetes superfoods 0

Diabetes superfoods

Fill your shopping cart with these nutritional powerhouses to reduce your diabetes risk. Green leafy veggies According to a new study, adding an extra serving of veggies daily could cut diabetes risk by 14...

Diabetes-proof for Life 0

Diabetes-proof for Life

Reduce your risk with simple lifestyle changes Diabetes is a problem that isn’t going away. Nearly 2 million adults over the age of 20 were diagnosed with diabetes in 2010, but the number of...

Physical Activity Outweighs Obesity Genes 0

Physical Activity Outweighs Obesity Genes

When it comes to weight, new research shows your genes do not determine your fate, they can be overcome. According to new research, the genetic predisposition to obesity due to a gene called FTO...

Deceptive Risks 0

Deceptive Risks

73 million Americans suffer from or are on the brink of developing diabetes. While known risk factors like obesity, age, and genetics raise your risk, new studies suggest diabetes has a sneaky side. For...

Keep Blood Pressure in Check 0

Keep Blood Pressure in Check

When it comes to grades and paychecks, higher is almost always better. But blood pressure is another story. If yours climbs even the slightest, you might have pre-hypertension, a condition that can be detected...

Shedding Light on Diabetes 0

Shedding Light on Diabetes

You probably know someone who has diabetes. But do they know? While almost 8% of the US population has it, 1 in 4 is in the dark. By recognizing the warning signs, you can...

The Food Label Has the Facts 0

The Food Label Has the Facts

Today, supermarkets are nutrient data warehouses! Why? Because of the Nutrition Facts label on most foods. The Nutrition Facts label is one of the most complete sources for the nutrient content of foods. And...

Protein and Fat 0

Protein and Fat

Carb counting focuses on the foods you eat that contain carbohydrate. It’s true that the protein and fat in foods, when you eat them in recommended amounts, have little effect on blood glucose levels....

What about Sugars? 0

What about Sugars?

First, let’s get a few facts straight. Note that plural on “sugars” in the the header. The sources of sugars we eat number far more than just the white granular stuff. There are sugars...

Why Count Carbs? 0

Why Count Carbs?

Foods contain varying amounts of carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water. When you use carb counting, you focus on the carbohydrate in foods. Why is that? Because carbohydrate raises your blood glucose more...

Diabetic Fiber Update 0

Diabetic Fiber Update

Diabetes can be a debilitating disease. Yet doctors now say there is continuing research that suggests type 2 diabetes can be managed, even controlled, through proper exercise and diet. As a successful businessman, David...

Know Your Sugar 0

Know Your Sugar

People with diabetes are not only at increased risk for heart disease, kidney failure and blindness, but simple routines such as walking down a hall can become dangerous for them, their co-workers and their...

The Risk Factor 0

The Risk Factor

Nearly $1 out of every $7 spent on health care in the United States is spent on diabetes. Now 4,000 people are now taking part in the largest diabetes prevention study ever done. They...

Borderline Diabetes 0

Borderline Diabetes

Approximately 800,000 Americans will be told they are diabetic. They will join the 16 million Americans who already suffer from the disease. These diabetes patients risk debilitating complications such as blindness, kidney disease and...

Flexibility for Diabetics 0

Flexibility for Diabetics

For type 2 diabetics, a strict regimen of daily medication and carefully planned meals has traditionally been the key to warding off an imbalance in blood-sugar levels. However, the latest drugs are making life...

Inhaling Insulin 0

Inhaling Insulin

More than 100,000 children and young adults live with type 1 diabetes. Their bodies do not produce the insulin needed to process sugar in the diet. Without daily shots of insulin and a strict...

Balancing Act 0

Balancing Act

People with the most serious type of diabetes can’t produce the insulin their bodies need to convert food into energy. They must rely on insulin injections. Mary has to juggle self-injections of insulin, regular...

Nerve Repair 0

Nerve Repair

Sixteen million Americans have diabetes and as many as 90-percent may suffer from nerve damage. The disease can rob people of their limbs and bodily functions. Nerve damage has been considered irreversible until now....