Diabetes

Diet Is Important When Managing Diabetes

…a profound effect on your blood glucose levels and your risk of developing insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. So if you or a loved one are at risk for or already dealing with diabetes, read the following information carefully. Refined carbohydrates and sugars are rapidly broken down into…

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Diabetes Tip: How to Remember Your Supplements

One of the toughest parts of diabetes management—or maintaining good health in general—is remembering to take your nutritional supplements every day. A colleague of mine said she can’t remember how many times she’s stood in the kitchen and asked her husband if she took her…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

diabetes, came to the Whitaker Wellness Institute a few years ago—against his doctors’ orders. You see, Jerome was in the hospital awaiting amputation of his left leg as a result of a non-healing diabetic ulcer. When a friend told him about me and my alternative treatments for diabetes,

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Type 2 Diabetes Is No Longer an Adult Disease

…remedies for diabetes and do what you can to learn about them. Second, be open to considering new diabetes treatments. Targeted supplements for diabetes and healthy recipes that won’t wreak havoc on your blood sugar levels are just two examples of the life-saving natural diabetes treatments I…

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Two Diabetes Risk Factors You May Not Know About

…risk of diabetes If you are taking these medications, talk to your doctor about safe, natural alternatives to these side effect-riddled drugs. Just as there are medications for diabetes, there are nutritional supplements you may be able to take to more naturally treat type 2 diabetes. Risk…

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The Pill That Will Help You Prevent Diabetes

…vitamin D puts you at higher risk for diabetes. While there are many factors at work, the researchers primarily attributed the protective properties of vitamin D in preventing diabetes to its anti-inflammatory effects. Beyond Preventing Diabetes But diabetes prevention isn’t the only benefit…

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Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

…2 diabetes symptoms. The disease is usually discovered during a routine blood test when a high fasting blood glucose reading, usually in the 150 to 300 mg/dL range, is noted. There are, however, a few common type 2 diabetes signs and symptoms: * The vast majority of people with type 2 diabetes are…

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Let's Get the Word Out About Diabetes and Heart Disease

…25 million people in the United States have diabetes. And one-quarter of them don’t even know they have the disease. What many people don’t realize is that diabetes significantly raises heart disease risk. In fact, people with diabetes are two to four times more likely to die from…

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Study Shows Psoriasis Can Double Your Diabetes Risk

…likely to develop diabetes than those without this condition. To determine the link between psoriasis and diabetes risk, a research team at the University of California, Davis reviewed 27 previous psoriasis studies, including five that tracked the link between psoriasis and diabetes. After looking…

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A New Study Suggests Diabetes Drugs Can Damage Your Vision

…Internal Medicine, followed more than 103,000 people with type 2 diabetes over the course of decade. Researchers found that those taking Avandia, Actos, and other similar medications had two to three times the risk of developing diabetic macular edema, fluid retention in the eyes that can cause…

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Diabetes Tip: Want Healthy Blood Sugar Levels? Get Moving!

One of the most important things you can do to get a handle on diabetes and its related complications is to maintain a healthy weight. And that means making important lifestyle changes that include regular exercise. Researchers at Stanford and the University of California Berkeley who followed…

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Vitamin E Benefits for Diabetes and Heart Health

…and nerves from free-radical damage, which is accelerated by the diabetic condition. Studies have shown that high doses of supplemental vitamin E may even reverse damage to nerves caused by diabetes and protect against diabetic cataracts and atherosclerosis. Research Proves Vitamin E Benefits…

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Why Are Natural Treatments for Diabetes Often Ignored?

…matter what the cost. Part of the problem can be laid at the feet of human psychology. When a doctor sees a patient living with diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes, he or she may give lip service to diet and exercise. But, to be really effective, the doctor must become a counselor who encourages…

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Manage Diabetes by Limiting Saturated and Trans Fats

…A more recent British study also found that cutting back on saturated fats in meat and whole dairy makes it easier to maintain blood sugar in people dealing with diabetes. So, if you want to maintain a healthy weight and better manage blood sugar levels, try to eliminate these foods from your diet.

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