Diabetes Prevention

Foods that Prevent Diabetes: Apples and Blueberries

…flavonoids. Foods that Prevent Diabetes Have Other Health Benefits But this isn’t the only reason to increase your apple and blueberry intake—these fruits also have other protective powers. Studies have shown that blueberries, one of the best foods that prevents diabetes, can help to improve short…

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Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

diabetes risk factors and begin take their toll. The good news is that in type 2 diabetes the body only becomes “insensitive” or “resistant” to insulin, and people diagnosed with this disease often can boost their insulin sensitivity and reverse their condition. Type 2 diabetes is preventable,…

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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 of this vital…

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Prevent Diabetes By Eating Fish

…probably know that there have been numerous studies on the health benefits of fish, as well as lifestyle factors that should be considered to prevent diabetes. And we’ve long known that one of the health benefits of fish is a good source of low-calorie, high-quality protein, and that red meat can be…

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Can Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week Prevent Diabetes?

We’ve long known exercise can help to prevent diabetes—but a study in the just the past few years shows that even less than 10 minutes a week may be enough to make a difference. Researchers studying type 2 diabetes at Scotland's Heriot-Watt University assigned 16 subjects in their twenties to very…

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5 Interesting Facts About Diabetes

Interesting Fact About Diabetes #1 In the Diabetes Prevention Program, a large prevention study of people with diabetes risk factors, changes in lifestyle reduced the likelihood of participants developing diabetes by 58 percent over three years. And for participants who were aged 60 years or older,…

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

Diabetes is a silent stalker, and if you’re over 40, overweight, and inactive, you’re a prime target. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 million people in the United States have diabetes. And one-quarter of them don’t even know they have the…

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Beyond Sleep: Other Benefits of Melatonin

preventing and treating GERD naturally. The recommended dose of melatonin for GERD is 6 mg, taken 30 to 60 minutes before bedtime. Be sure you’re taking a quality multinutrient supplement too, since B vitamins and amino acids appear to boost melatonin’s efficacy. Benefits of Melatonin: Migraine Prevention

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4 Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment Options

…most fearsome diabetes complications is on the rise. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, which occurs as a result of damage to the small blood vessels in the retina of the eye, increased by 89 percent between 2000 and 2010! Prevention, along with early diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy are…

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Do You Have Pre-Diabetes?

Pre-diabetes occurs when a person’s blood sugar is elevated above normal but not quite to diabetic levels. People with pre-diabetes have either impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), or both. To determine if IFG is present, you must fast overnight and then have your blood…

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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

…reversing diabetes was within his reach and he did what was necessary to make it happen. You can do the same. But even easier is to take steps now to prevent the disease. Preventing type 2 diabetes is a lot easier than reversing it. I encourage you to seek natural treatments for diabetes, many of which…

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Knock Out a Top Cause of Diabetic Complications

diabetes, what I’m about to tell you in this blog post could prevent you from having a premature heart attack, save your eyesight, kidneys, legs, and nerves—even save your life. Diabetes has a devastating effect on virtually every system in the body, which sets the stage for a variety of diabetic

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…every year and claims more lives than automobile accidents, Alzheimer’s, AIDS, diabetes, and breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer combined! That’s why it’s important to know what measures are effective at preventing sudden cardiac death. What Is Sudden Cardiac Death? Sudden cardiac deaths are not…

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Diabetes is a Silent Killer

…time we all pull our heads out of the sand and look diabetes in the eye. Diabetes is in large part a disease of lifestyle. In 90 percent of all cases, it is both preventable and treatable—yet statistics clearly show that it is being neither prevented nor treated appropriately.

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Diabetes Depletes Vital Vitamins and Minerals

The key to the treating diabetes is twofold. First, you need to control blood sugar levels. Equally important, you must prevent diabetes complications. While conventional physicians do attempt to stave off diabetes complications by helping patients maintain blood sugar levels that are in the normal…

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Diabetes Is Much Too Serious to Ignore

…percent of all cases, it is both preventable and treatable. Treating diabetes is simpler than many people think—exercising most days of the week and cutting sugars and starches out of your diet can go a long way toward improving blood sugar levels and preventing diabetes complications.

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Ditch Diabetes with Weights and Walking

We’ve long known that aerobic exercise helps to prevent diabetes. Now, new research suggests pairing aerobics with weight 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…

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls

…not true. Here are six ways to prevent loss of vision. 3. Make sure you don’t have low blood sugar. Forty percent of falls are caused by misdiagnosed health issues, including low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Severe symptoms are virtually always associated with diabetes drugs, which can drive blood sugar…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…substantially delayed or avoided developing full-blown dementia. This new research adds to the other good news that coffee reduces the risk of diabetes, helps prevent skin cancer, reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease, stops migraine headaches, can halt a full-blown asthma attack, aids in weight loss…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…therapy, and its cardiovascular benefits are backed by hundreds of studies and decades of clinical use. I’ve received many questions about aspirin to prevent heart disease, and most people assume I’m against aspirin because it's a drug and I always recommend going the natural route first. Recently on my…

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