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Diabetes

Symptoms

Stroke: Anyone at Anytime Can Suffer a Brain Attack; Seconds Count

Diabetes increases the risk of suffering a stroke by 2-4 fold. This article discusses types of stroke, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and provides an easy assessment tool to help recognize a stroke as soon as possible....(more)

10AM, 3PM, and 9PM.... For those with diabetes, these times of day represent THE ENERGY SLUMP

Two to three hours after the start of a meal, a person's blood glucose and insulin levels are highest in relation to the amount of carbohydrate consumed at the previous meal. ...(more)

Diabetes and Wrinkles

This article explores the fact that high blood sugar contributes to premature aging of the skin, collagen, elastin and contributes to earlier wrinkling, sun damage, sagging, and loss of elasticity....(more)

SEX issues like ED and Type 2 Diabetes

This article is about the relationship between erectile dysfunction (ED) and other sexual issues and uncontrolled diabetes. ...(more)

Diabetes

Avocado: Your Heart's New BFF

This article is all about the avocado. Learn state of the science information about this formerly maligned fruit and how it is now part of a weight reduction, heart healthy diet for those with diabetes. ...(more)

Urinary Tract Infections and Diabetes

This article is about urinary tract infection. A UTI is more common for those with diabetes. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment for this infection that can become serious if left untreated....(more)

A new drug for diabetes. Risk vs Benefit?

On January 9, 2014,the US FDA announced the release of a new drug in the newest class of drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Farxiga gained approved this year after failing to get approval last year. This article explains the new medication, Farxiga, its use, side effects, and future studies....(more)

Treatments

Diabetes Reset; Getting Back on Track after the Holidays

Your healthy diabetes lifestyle can take major detours during the holiday season. When the holidays end, it's time to get back on track. Here is a guide to getting back to business one step at a time. Within one week, you can be on track with diabetes control....(more)

Cinnamon...Help or Hoax for Diabetes?

One of the latest herbal remedies for battling blood sugar involves the use of the common household spice; cinnamon. This article discusses the latest research findings regarding the possible benefit of using cinnamon to improve blood sugar, hemoglobin A1C, and blood lipids. ...(more)

The Glycemic Index Demystified.

This article explores the concept of glycemic index including its definition, how to use GI, and its value as well as limitations in regulating blood sugar, insulin, lipids, and weight in people with diabetes....(more)