Tips and Advice on Diabetes

Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Friday, September 30th, 2011
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It is no secret that type 2 diabetes is a rising problem in the United States.  Every day more and more Americans are diagnosed with this chronic condition.  Unfortunately, many people believe that this condition can simply be fixed by taking medications, but in reality it is much more serious that that.  Type 2 diabetes can wreck havoc on the body.  This disease causes nerve damage, diabetic retinopathy, poor wound healing and kidney damage. It is a leading cause of chronic kidney disease, kidney failure, amputations and blindness.  Read More→

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Pre Diabetes Symptoms

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
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Before the development of type two diabetes, pre diabetes symptoms will first occur. Pre diabetes is actually another name for borderline diabetes or impaired fasting glucose. This indicates that the blood sugar of a person has escalated and beyond the maximum range. However, it is still not enough to be diagnosed as diabetes and medical interventions are still not needed. Read More→

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Diabetic Slippers Can Help Treat Foot Neuropathy

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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Many diabetics live very healthy and active lives. Diabetes is not a diagnosis of doom; it is merely a wakeup call to you that you need to make significant changes to your lifestyle to live a better and healthier life. Most of the lifestyle changes that diabetics follow is an increase in the amount of exercise and activity they are involved in. Read More→

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Type 2 Diabetes Causes and Symptoms

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Incidence of Diabetes is significantly increasing each year. Worse, many people do not even know that they  already have this condition. Read More→

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Top 5 Healthy Foods For Diabetics

Monday, February 7th, 2011
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Eat well to live well is the apt proverb for a healthy living, that emphasizes on what you eat, how you eat and when you eat.  Wise food choice coupled with good exercise is the foundation for effective diabetes treatment. Read More→

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Diabetes and Foot Problems

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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There are 23.6 million (7.8 percent of the world population) people who are affected with diabetes worldwide. The number is very alarming and it gets worst in the coming years because this disease is hereditary in nature and the more the population grows, the bigger the chances of increasing the people affected with diabetes. Read More→

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Diabetes Medication and Vitamin B12 Levels

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
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Metformin is the most commonly-used drug for the control of blood sugar in diabetics.  In Europe it has been used since the 70’s while it was approved in the United States in 1994.  It is prescribed at daily amounts between 500 mg and 2550 mg, sometimes divided over several  doses.  Read More→

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NYC Chinese Medicine: Helping with Diabetes

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
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In ancient Chinese Medicine, diabetes is usually caused by a disharmony inside the body that they call Wasting and Thirsting Syndrome. They call it as such because they noticed the external symptoms of diabetes where the patient undergoes symptoms of severe thirst and hunger while shedding off weight. Read More→

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What Causes Diabetes?

Saturday, January 15th, 2011
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What do you need to know about the disease called by many as “the silent killer”? Diabetes, also known as Diabetes Mellitus, is a chronic disorder characterized by abnormally high glucose (which is a type of sugar) levels in the blood caused by a deficiency in insulin. Insulin is an important hormone produced by your pancreas necessary for the absorption of blood sugar. With no insulin, glucose will not enter your cells. Read More→

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Can Socks Ease Diabetic Foot Discomfort?

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
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Victims of all forms of diabetes understand or know each of the particular challenges that must be managed through a result of their particular sickness. There are certain lifestyle changing impacts that can be induced by way of this particular health problem, an example of the most common is usually the pooling of the blood or the clotting of the blood, the main reason as to why a lot of diabetic patients experience such terrible blood circulation. Read More→

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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Saturday, August 21st, 2010
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Type 2 diabetes is one of America’s fastest growing diseases, and understanding the causes and symptoms of this disease is essential to both avoiding it and recognizing when you have developed diabetes. Gone untreated, diabetes has be potential to make your next doughnut into a deadly treat. Read More→

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The Health Risks of High Blood Sugar Levels

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
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Many Americans do not realize that they are at risk for a number of serious diseases and the health complications associated with those diseases. Read More→

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Exercise Is Important to Diabetics

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
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Whenever go to see the doctor, especially if you are overweight or diabetic, regular exercise is going to be listed as part of the recommended treatment. This is going to especially be the case when it comes to type 2 diabetes, as regular exercise is one of the best ways that you can work to maintain blood sugar control. When you are diabetic, there are quite a few different reasons why you should seriously consider the inclusion of regular exercise, and below we outline the reasoning behind the most important three. Read More→

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The Diabetic Menu and the Question of Cholesterol in Eggs

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
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Most people who are diagnosed as having diabetes devise an appropriate diabetic diet menu that suits their personal tastes and preferences but meets the requirements of managing and coping with their higher than normal blood sugar levels that are part of the diabetic condition. Read More→

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Diabetes and Foot Problems: Prevention Is Easier Than Treatment

Saturday, July 17th, 2010
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Diabetes and foot problems have a strong tendency to occur together. When blood sugar levels are high and circulation is poor, healing ability is greatly impacted. Still, these difficulties do not have to mean that there is nothing you can do and that you have to wait for these foot problems to come. Still, if you keep a few things in mind, you can do quite a bit to prevent those diabetic foot problems from occurring in the first place.

When it comes to diabetes and foot problems, the best way to address them is prevention. Taking steps to protect your feet from damage is the best thing you can do to prevent complications. Read More→

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