Diabetes In Men

Manage Diabetes with Exercise

…you’re living with diabetes, exercise can be your key to controlling blood sugar. Researchers at Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley who followed almost 6,000 men for 14 years determined that increased physical activity was especially protective for men with the highest risk of…

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Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

…dealing with diabetes admit that the disease snuck up on them. They didn’t see it coming. These men and women didn’t suddenly lose weight or become excessively hungry and thirsty (as those with type 1 diabetes often experience), nor did they feel sick in any way. In fact, there are…

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5 Interesting Facts About Diabetes

…risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And those who regularly ate soybeans slashed their risk almost in half! Interesting Fact About Diabetes #4 In a British study involving 1,122 men and women, fiber-rich vegetables were shown to be protective against diabetes risk factors and against developing…

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Ditch Diabetes with Weights and Walking

…training can lower your diabetes risk—significantly. In a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers from Harvard and the University of South Denmark found that 30 minutes of weight training on five days a week lowered the risk of diabetes in men by up to 34 percent.…

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Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

…dealing with diabetes admit that the disease sneaked up on them. They didn’t see it coming. These men and women didn’t suddenly lose weight or become excessively hungry and thirsty (as those with type 1 diabetes often experience), nor did they feel sick in any way. In fact, there are…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…affects one in three diabetic men. But which came first, testosterone deficiency or diabetes? A study published in Diabetes Care may answer that question. Finnish researchers measured levels of sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) and testosterone in 702 middle-aged men who had no blood…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…which affects one in three diabetic men. But which came first, testosterone deficiency or diabetes? A study published in Diabetes Care may answer that question. Finnish researchers measured levels of sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) and testosterone in 702 middle-aged men who had no blood…

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Could Your Personal Care Products Be Causing Diabetes?

…contributes to diabetes. But could your soap, hair spray, moisturizer, or nail polish also cause you to develop diabetes? New research published in Environmental Health Perspectives has found that women have higher concentrations of phthalate metabolites in their urine than men. Researchers also…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…reduces the likelihood of a repeat cardiac event. 2. Regular use of low-dose aspirin lowers risk of a first heart attack in men and stroke in women (except those with diabetes, according to recent research). 3. Aspirin improves outcomes when taken during a heart attack or after angioplasty or bypass…

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Follow a Fructose-Free Diet

…glucose in our epidemics of obesity and diabetes. * Raises risk of metabolic syndrome. Excessive fructose consumption is clearly linked with metabolic syndrome, as it boosts virtually every risk factor for this increasingly prevalent condition. In one study, Spanish researchers placed men on a very…

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Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat?

in Uppsala, Sweden, studied hundreds of 70-year-old men and women and found a strong correlation between levels of PCB189 in the blood and high proportions of fat in the abdomen. The findings suggest that PCB189, which has previously been linked to diabetes, may play a role in how fat is stored in

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The Reciprocal Relationship Between Blood Sugar and Sleep

…of Diabetes First of all, research has shown that inadequate sleep increases risk of diabetes. One study found that after sleeping only four hours a night for six nights in a row, study participants’ insulin and blood sugar levels resembled those seen in people in the early stages of diabetes.

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…glucose in the intestines. * Coffee curbs appetite and facilitates fat burning in the liver, thus preventing obesity—the number-one risk factor for type 2 diabetes. * A high coffee intake reduces the risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease—another common condition found in people with…

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Natural Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

…and stroke, but according to a 2011 meta-analysis in the Archives of Internal Medicine, may also give your sex life a boost. And don’t forget that prevention is the best medicine. Some degree of ED affects 42 percent of men between the ages of 40 and 70. By tending to your cardiovascular…

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5 Vision Health Facts You Should Know

…Research has also shown it to be an effective natural diabetic retinopathy treatment. Look for Mirtogenol in products targeting vision health, and use as directed. Vision Health Fact #3: Environmental factors such as dry air and long hours in front of a computer, certain medications including…

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