Bad News for Diet Soda Lovers

By | 2018-08-08T09:42:17-04:00 August 8th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Brain Health, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

Study links artificially sweetened drinks with higher risk of stroke and dementia by Shelley Emling, AARP, December 14, 2017 President Donald Trump gulps down a dozen Diet Cokes each day, The New York Times reported Saturday. You might think drinking sugar-free diet soda is better for you than regular soda, which is packed with sugar. After all, experts have been sounding alarm bells for years about the dangers of consuming excessive [...]

Importance of exercise emphasised in new prediabetes study

By | 2018-07-31T10:20:43-04:00 July 31st, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Diet & Excercise, Health News, Tips & Research|

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 Jack Woodfield   The importance of exercising to prevent type 2 diabetes has again been emphasised following a study assessing inactivity on health.   Canadian researchers have found that just two weeks of inactivity can impact blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity, which took participants more than two weeks of improved activity to recover from.   The study involved overweight, older volunteers with prediabetes who reduced their [...]

Study: Even Healthy People Get Blood Sugar Spikes

By | 2018-07-26T10:20:31-04:00 July 26th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You'd expect big blood sugar fluctuations in people with diabetes. But for those without the disorder, blood sugar levels should remain fairly stable, right? Maybe not, says a new study. Researchers found some people who don't have diabetes still have wild swings in their blood sugar levels after they eat. Among nearly 60 participants, the study authors identified three [...]

15 Common Symptoms of Type II Diabetes

By | 2018-07-24T09:35:53-04:00 July 24th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Endocrine System, Eye Health|

By: Catherine Roberts on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 Over 25 million people in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes, however, the majority of individuals with diabetes are not aware they have the condition due to the fact that the symptoms, on their own, seem more like annoyances then signs of a dangerous condition. Your best hope is early diagnoses if you want to avoid serious diabetes complications—such as kidney disease, vision [...]

Just 23% of US adults get enough exercise, CDC reports

By | 2018-07-02T11:06:36-04:00 July 2nd, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise, Endocrine System|

By Maritza Moulite About a quarter of US adults meet guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise in their spare time, according to new data from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends that people between the ages of 18 and 64 engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity each week, as [...]

The very disturbing connection between diabetes and fatal heart disease… and three ways to counteract both

By | 2017-09-25T15:38:36-04:00 February 19th, 2016|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

If you have diabetes, your heart could be in serious trouble, because cardiovascular disease strikes people with high blood sugar earlier, more often, and harder than anyone else.  Adults with diabetes face up to four times the risk of cardiovascular disease. 65% of diabetics die from stroke or heart disease. 68% of people 65 and older who have diabetes will die from heart disease, and at least 16% will die from [...]

You MUST Cut Down on Sugar – Important Tips for Everyone, not just Diabetics

By | 2017-11-22T19:45:08-05:00 December 8th, 2015|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, FRONT PAGE|

  Keeping tabs on how much sugar you’re swallowing is an important part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The empty calories from added sugars in desserts, some drinks and candy can lead to spikes in blood glucose levels. The good news is that cutting down on sugar may be easier than you think. Eating too many of these empty calories has many health effects, the most obvious [...]

Stop Diabetes in its Tracks!!

By | 2015-07-28T14:43:09-04:00 July 28th, 2015|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention — and it's never too late to start. Consider these tips. When it comes to type 2 diabetes — the most common type of diabetes — prevention is a big deal. It's especially important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you're at increased risk of diabetes, for example, if you're overweight or have a family history of the disease. [...]

Diabetes & Natural Remedies That Work – If You Commit to a Serious Diet & Exercise Platform

By | 2015-07-27T13:57:14-04:00 July 27th, 2015|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

  Diabetes has long been a major problem worldwide, with certain regions and ethnic groups suffering more from Metabolic Syndrome, which may include diabetes.  People with high blood sugar are 2 to 4 times more likely to have an increased risk factor for cardiovascular disease.  Men with undiagnosed Type II diabetes suffer erectile dysfunction at a rate of 1:10.  It will effect your eye sight, nerve sensitivity and circulation, let alone [...]

THE TECH WORLD’S BLOOD-TEST DARLING GETS NODS FROM THE FDA

By | 2015-07-23T14:32:06-04:00 July 23rd, 2015|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You|

AUTHOR: NICK STOCKTON     THE BLOOD TEST is a cornerstone of modern medicine. In many cases, it provides evidence that turns a bundle of symptoms to a treatable diagnosis. It’s also inconvenient at best, painful at worst, and expensive. The Silicon Valley company Theranos has an alternative—instead of a hypodermic needle and multiple vials of blood, Theranos technology uses a finger prick like the one diabetics use to measure their [...]

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