7 things you can do to prevent a stroke

By | 2019-01-10T10:28:34-05:00 January 10th, 2019|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid stroke, regardless of your age or family history. Updated: August 22, 2018 Published: June, 2013 What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can't reverse the years or change [...]

Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk?

By | 2018-11-29T10:43:39-05:00 November 29th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk? Published Monday 26 November 2018 By Ana Sandoiu Fact checked by Paula Field A new review of existing studies published in The BMJ finds that sugary drinks that contain fructose raise the risk of type 2 diabetes more than other fructose-containing foods. New research finds that 'nutrient-poor' sweetened drinks have a harmful effect on metabolic health when they add excess energy. A range of recent studies [...]

What Will Global Insulin Use Look Like by 2030?

By | 2018-11-21T10:32:25-05:00 November 21st, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

What Will Global Insulin Use Look Like by 2030? More disability-adjusted life years may be averted if A1c targets are higher for older adults by Kristen Monaco, Staff Writer, MedPage TodayNovember 20, 2018 The amount of insulin needed to treat type 2 diabetes globally is likely to climb by more than 20% by 2030, researchers estimated from a modeling analysis. Using a microsimulation technique compiling data from 221 countries, 15.5% of people with [...]

Slash ALL Your Critical Numbers and Save Your Life with a Single (Bitter) Pill

By | 2018-10-29T09:30:04-04:00 October 29th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

HSI Health Sciences Institute Vol. 19, No. 6 by Michele Cagan Your risk of heart attack—in the near future—may be much greater than you think.  If you have either type 2 diabetes OR high blood pressure, you’re more than twice as likely to suffer a cardiac event.  That risk jumps to eight times greater—an 800% increase—if you have both. And when those two are combined with cholesterol problems, you face a 1900% [...]

Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation

By | 2018-10-03T10:38:11-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes who are taking common drugs called diuretics may be at a significantly increased risk of losing a foot or leg, according to a new French study. Researchers found that taking a diuretic raised the odds of having an amputation, or requiring an angioplasty or bypass, by 75 percent or more, compared with those not [...]

Diabetes, Dementia Can Be Deadly Combination

By | 2018-10-03T10:35:11-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of death from dangerously low blood sugar is much higher among seniors who have both diabetes and dementia than those with diabetes alone, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 20,000 people aged 65 and older with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who were followed for up to five years after their first recorded [...]

How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain

By | 2018-09-04T09:50:43-04:00 September 4th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Endocrine System|

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- One sleepless night might tip the body's metabolism toward storing fat while depleting muscle, new research suggests. Many studies have linked poor sleep -- whether from insomnia or working the night shift -- to weight gain and health conditions like type 2 diabetes. But that type of research leaves open the question of whether sleep loss itself is to [...]

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

By | 2018-09-04T09:44:51-04:00 September 4th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cancer Prevention, Diet & Excercise|

By Maritza Moulite, CNN Updated 6:01 PM ET, Tue July 17, 2018 Eating late at night may be associated with insulin resistance, experts say. The study followed 621 patients with prostate cancer and 1,205 patients with breast cancer in Spain People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who [...]

The best breakfast foods for health

By | 2018-08-21T10:36:26-04:00 August 21st, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Diet & Excercise, Health News, Tips & Research|

Last reviewed Mon 20 August 2018 By Shannon Brosek Reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD   Many people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as it breaks the nighttime fast and kick-starts a person's metabolism.   However, popular American breakfast foods, such as donuts, pastries, and pancakes, are laden with saturated fat and sugar and contain little protein or fiber. A healthful breakfast is one that [...]

The 20 Most Weight Loss-Friendly Foods on The Planet

By | 2018-08-21T10:26:25-04:00 August 21st, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Diet & Excercise|

Not all calories are created equal.   Written by Kris Gunnars, BSc on June 22, 2017 Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn. Here are the 20 most weight loss-friendly foods on earth, that are supported by science. 1. Whole Eggs Once feared for being high in cholesterol, whole eggs have been making [...]

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