Diabetes

Reblog: Gobbling your food may harm your waistline and heart

People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. Metabolic syndrome occurs when someone has any of three risk factors that include abdominal obesity, high fasting blood sugar, high blood pressure, high triglycerides and/or low HDL cholesterol, said Japanese researchers. ...
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Reblog: Your skin might talk about your high blood sugar levels

Diabetes can affect every part of your body and with that; your skin cannot be spared! Infact, people with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing various kinds of skin problem and complications arising due to those skin problems. Also, many diabetics may acquire skin disorders after having prolonged diabetes, but in some cases, skin problems can be the first sign of diabetes as well. So, when diabetes affects the skin, it’s often a sign that your blood sugar (glucose) levels are too high. This could mean that: You have undiagnosed diabetes, or pre-diabetes or Your treat...
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Reblog: High blood sugars and winters may have a connection!

Diabetes management can surely be very challenging! But, do you know winters can make it even more difficult? With temperatures dropping down, sugar levels can actually creep up. Infact, during winters, many people tend to have higher HbA1c levels than during the summer months. This may be attributed due to various factors that can affect our glucose content in winters. So, with winters approaching so close, let us have a glimpse of various common reasons that can contribute to our sugar spikes and prepare ourselves better to avert problems that may arise due to such escalations in blood...
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Reblog: Fatty Liver Diet

The original article appears here and is reblogged. A majority of Americans would feel better and live longer on the fatty liver diet. Affecting between 30% and 40% of American adults, fatty liver disease is a rampant and growing health problem. Identified by having too much fat in the liver, fatty liver disease can lead to liver inflammation, liver scarring, permanent liver damage, liver failure and even death. Combined with regular exercise, following the fatty liver diet is the best way to reduce symptoms, reverse liver damage and eliminate excessive fat in the liver. Who Should ...
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Chia Seeds – A Wealth of benefits

Chia Seeds – A Wealth of benefits
Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica, which is related to the mint family. Chia seeds were an important food for the Aztecs and Mayans back in those days. Despite their small size, chia seeds are packed full of important nutrients. Health Benefits of Chia Seeds Digestive Health Chia is high in fiber, and has about 11 grams per ounce. Being high in dietary fiber, chia helps promote bowel regularity and healthy stool. Heart Health Chia seeds are anti-inflammatory, rich in Omega 3 and fiber and help regulate cholesterol and lower blood pressure hence extremel...
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Managing your Diabetes

Managing your Diabetes
World Diabetes Day is on November 14, 2014 and the focus is on healthy living and diabetes. It highlights healthy eating and its importance both in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and the effective management of diabetes to avoid complications. Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. There are 382 million people living with Diabetes. By 2035, 592 million people or one person in ten will have the disease. People with diabetes have an increase...
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