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Warning Signs Of Diabetes

Warning Signs Of Diabetes

Diabetes is a very tricky condition that can be overlooked by certain people. But the condition does offer warning signs that will indicate that you are diabetic. While diabetes has no known cure yet, early detection can make it easier to for people to effectively manage the disease. Here are some of the warning signs that will tell you that you might have diabetes. Wounds heal slowly Diabetes can cause wounds to h
Early Signs Of Developing Diabetes

Early Signs Of Developing Diabetes

Diabetes is considered as a metabolic disease that is characterized by elevated blood sugar levels. There are two types of diabetes that can affect people. Type 1 diabetes is characterized by the inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin to process the glucose in the blood stream. Type 2 diabetes is a result of the failure of cells in the body to respond to insulin, which is also referred to as insulin re
Initial Diabetes Therapies Before Using Insulin

Initial Diabetes Therapies Before Using Insulin

People diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes have to undergo therapy in order to manage the condition. Some may think that insulin therapy may be the best option available. But there are also various therapies to choose from that type 2 diabetics can consider before they decide on using insulin. Here are some of them. Weight Management Regimen One of the effective ways of managing type 2 diabetes is through better weight
Compound As Potential Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Found In Broccoli  

Compound As Potential Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Found In Broccoli  

Researchers from Sweden may have found a chemical compound in Broccoli that shows potential for treating type 2 diabetes. With type 2 diabetes known as the most common form of the disease, covering 90 to 95 of cases of diabetes diagnosed, this discovery may very well be a significant advance in the fight against the said disease. Type 2 diabetes is a condition wherein the body can no longer use the hormone insulin
Link Between Brain Cancer and Blood Sugar Discovered

Link Between Brain Cancer and Blood Sugar Discovered

Researchers have found a surprising  relationship between blood sugar and brain tumors. The discovery may also be able shed light on how certain cancers develop in the body. The research findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Researchers from Ohio State University have discovered a possible link between high blood sugar levels and certain cancerous brain tumors, and it may not be what you
Lowering Blood Sugar Naturally

Lowering Blood Sugar Naturally

People with diabetes need not think that their quality of life will drastically change. Although there are changes to be expected, the impact should not be as serious as one may think. Diabetics can life normal lives if they can effectively manage their blood sugar levels. While there are medications that can help with this, those suffering from diabetes should also know of the natural ways of lowering blood sugar
New Oral Diabetes Drugs Shows Added Benefits Over Insulin

New Oral Diabetes Drugs Shows Added Benefits Over Insulin

A recent study indicates that new oral diabetes drugs may provide a number of promising benefits over insulin. Insulin has been the standard treatment for managing blood sugar levels in diabetics. Researchers from Karolinska Institute in Sweden conducted an analysis to determine how newer oral diabetes drugs stand up against the use of insulin with regards to mortality risk, heart disease and severe blood sugar inc
Metformin Linked To Increased Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Risk

Metformin Linked To Increased Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Risk

A recent study has indicated that taking metformin, a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, has been linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease. Researchers from Taiwan conducted a cohort study that involved 9,300 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Taiwan. The researchers followed up on the patients for a period of 12 years. Their findings indicate that the risk of devel
Benefits Of Probiotics On Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms Eyed

Benefits Of Probiotics On Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms Eyed

Probiotics are cultured live bacteria that is known to be beneficial for gut health. Probiotic supplements are now available that contain one or more strains of live bacteria with the purpose of improving or boosting the health of the gut. But recent research indicates that probiotics may also be beneficial for other things, such as lowering cholesterol levels and reducing heart disease risk. Researchers from the
Foods To Include In A Diabetes Diet

Foods To Include In A Diabetes Diet

Being diagnosed with a condition like diabetes is not the end of the world. People can still live a relatively normal life by following a program to better manage blood sugar levels. This includes having to follow a diet designed for diabetics. There are different types of foods that are ideal for someone with diabetes. Here are some which can be included into the day-to-day diet. Oatmeal Oatmeal is also an essenti