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Control Is Key to Good Diabetes Management

Control Is Key to Good Diabetes Management

Posted 19 April 2011 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Controlling your blood sugar levels is the key to good health and extends lifespan. Our body didn’t develop to metabolize the massive amount of carbohydrate calories consumed by many people currently.  Manage carbohydrates and alcohol consumption to reduce your triglycerides.  Take control of your diet, your exercise and how often you test. Then you can [...]

Lowering your A1C Levels

Lowering your A1C Levels

Posted 27 December 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Some people have found that insulin pump therapy offers tighter control and even more flexibility in accordance with their lifestyle. They are able to quickly and easily control the continuous flow of insulin in response to their body’s needs and if you’re type 1, insulin can be your best friend. Initial treatment for people with [...]

Severe Hypoglycemia

Severe Hypoglycemia

Posted 09 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

People with type one diabetes mellitus who must take insulin in full replacement doses are most vulnerable to episodes of hypoglycemia. It is usually mild enough to reverse by eating or drinking carbohydrates, but blood glucose occasionally can fall fast enough and low enough to produce unconsciousness before hypoglycemia can be recognized and reversed. Hypoglycemia [...]

The Complexities of Diabetes

The Complexities of Diabetes

Posted 05 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

The main complexities stem from the nature of the feedback loop itself, which is sought to be regulated. The glucose cycle is a system which is affected by two factors: entry of glucose into the bloodstream and also blood levels of insulin to control its transport out of the bloodstream As a system, it is [...]

Millions of People Worldwide Suffer from Diabetes

Millions of People Worldwide Suffer from Diabetes

Posted 04 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

In 2000, according to the World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, or 2.8% of the population. Its incidence is increasing rapidly, and it is estimated that by 2030, this number will almost double. Diabetes mellitus occurs throughout the world, but is more common (especially type 2) in the more developed [...]

The Right Food and Exercise; A Healthy Diabetes Nutrition

The Right Food and Exercise; A Healthy Diabetes Nutrition

Posted 28 September 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | 1 Comment

The main purpose in diabetes nutrition is to stay away from starchy foods as much as possible and focus on fruits and vegetables. High fiber content is equally important so better go for the whole grains and brown rice or pasta instead of the white varieties. Fish and lean meats pose the least problems. Diabetes nutrition [...]