Category: Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that develops when the body does not make enough insulin, or cannot use the insulin it makes. A gland in the body, called the pancreas, makes insulin. The food we eat breaks down into glucose and is transported by the bloodstream. Insulin moves the glucose from the bloodstream into body cells. Glucose (also called blood sugar) provides the cells with the energy to do their jobs.

A Layman’s Guide to Blood Sugar Levels 0

A Layman’s Guide to Blood Sugar Levels

A Layman's Guide to Blood Sugar Levels What do you know about blood sugar levels. Depending on your experience, you may associate them with kids who have had way too much candy and are frantically running around the house...
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How Does Magnesium Influence Our Health

How Does Magnesium Influence Our Health Magnesium is one of the essential minerals in our body. It provides more than 300 biochemical reactions in our organism to work well, thus supporting our muscles, nerves, immune systems, heart and bones to perform optimally their daily activities...
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New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched

New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched A new diabetes type 2 pill launched today to help control blood sugar levels. In type 2 diabetes the body does not produce enough insulin for the body to function properly and approximately ninety percent of all cases of diabetes in the world are of type 2...
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The Important Foods for Diabetes

The Important Foods for Diabetes There are some foods that can help the health of your body and if you are looking for foods for diabetes then you want ones that will not increase your blood sugar. It is important that you consider the food that you are consuming and if it is a high glycemic number, above 15, then it will be having an effect on your blood sugar...
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High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training Can  high intensity interval training be the answer you have been looking for. High intensity interval training or HIIT, is a regimen where you exercise at maximum for around twenty seconds and then have a rest or exercise at a lower rate...
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Diabetes Is On The Rise

Diabetes is on the rise according to a study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is not surprising since most people in the West continue to be overweight, lack exercise and by enlarge eat the wrong diet...
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Diabetes Type 1 & 2

DIABETES TYPE I Type I diabetes is a disease that develops when the body does not make enough insulin. The food we eat breaks down into glucose and is transported by the bloodstream...
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Gestational Diabetes Diet Plan

Gestational Diabetes Diet Plan Keeping to a gestational diabetes diet plan is very important if you have been diagnosed with diabetes during pregnancy. It is vital to your own health as well as the health of the baby that your blood sugar levels are managed and controlled during your pregnancy...
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How To Test For Diabetes

How To Test For Diabetes Knowing how to test for diabetes can put your mind at rest if you are worried about your blood sugar levels. A basic test can be done at home, but if you have any reason to think that you may be at risk of developing diabetes you should discuss this with a medical professional...
Introduction – Diabetes 0

Introduction – Diabetes

WHAT IS DIABETES. Diabetes is a disease that develops when the body does not make enough insulin, or cannot use the insulin it makes...
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