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Diabetes: What To Drink and Not Drink

Diabetes: What To Drink and Not Drink

The basics Having diabetes means that you have to be aware of everything you eat or drink. Knowing the amount of carbohydrates you ingest and how they may affect your blood sugar is crucial. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends zero-calorie or low-calorie drinks. The main reason is to prevent a spike in blood sugar. […]

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

There’s good reason to want to keep your blood sugar under control: diabetes, a condition that can result from extremely high blood sugar, can cause some serious, far-reaching bodily consequences, such as kidney disease, heart disease, or cancer. But the complications of diabetes — which is considered fasting blood sugar levels of 126 milligrams per […]

Signs You Might Have Diabetes And Not Even Know

Signs You Might Have Diabetes And Not Even Know

  Diabetes is scary-common in globally—but the freakiest thing about it might be the number of people who are walking around undiagnosed.Of the 30 million people in the U.S. with diabetes, 25 percent aren’t aware they have the disease, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.And it gets worse: Among the […]

Diabetes – Comfort Food For You

Diabetes – Comfort Food For You

1. Swap Hot Oatmeal for Ancient Grains Hot cereal is a perfect way to warm up a chilly morning. While steel-cut oatmeal is always a good choice, other whole grains make tasty breakfast cereals, too. One good alternative is quinoa, which is high in protein as well as fiber. Farro, bulgur, barley, and polenta also […]

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

One is a hipster meeting place in the middle of east London, the other overlooks the Menengai crater in Kenya and is staffed by orphans. But these two bakeries, E5 Bakehouse and Ujima Bakehouse, seemingly worlds apart, have come together over a sourdough starter and a shared passion for healthy bread. Situated in the Nakuru […]

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes is plaguing the country. According to a recent study published in JAMA, half of adults across the U.S. have diabetes or blood sugar so high they’re almost diabetic. People with diabetes either have an inability to produce insulin to lower blood sugar (type 1 diabetes) or they have too little insulin or cannot use […]

OPINION: How Diabetes Affects Women

OPINION: How Diabetes Affects Women

Diabetes is a condition of high blood glucose levels in the blood. Women are affected by diabetes in multiple ways and have some problems different from men. Studies suggest that a greater number of women with diabetes have maturity onset diabetes, i.e, diabetes that occurs due to relative insulin deficiency or body cells becoming resistant […]

World Health Day: All you need to know about diabetes.

World Health Day: All you need to know about diabetes.

Today 7th April is World Health Day and the United Nations is putting focus on Diabetes. In the message released today by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, he stated that diabetes is an ancient disease that is taking a growing toll on the modern world’.According to him, 108 million adults were living with […]

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life

Women who develop diabetes while pregnant may be at elevated risk of also developing a dangerous build up of fat in their livers when they reach middle age, according to a new analysis. The common risk factor for both gestational diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, researchers say, is trouble making or using the hormone […]