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Knowing Your Body Mass Index Can Help You Avoid and Manage Diabetes

July 1, 2015 by  
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This is how staggering the rise of obesity has become: according to the Surgeon Generals office, the number of obese or overweight adults in this country is 50% higher than it was just a decade ago. Recent studies have projected that 1/3 of the children born will develop Type 2 Diabetes, which was once commonly […]

Gestational Diabetes

June 29, 2015 by  
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Gestational Diabetes is a temporary form of insulin resistance that usually occurs halfway through a pregnancy. It results from excessive hormone production in the body, or the inability of the pancreas make the additional insulin that is needed during pregnancy in women with no previous history of diabetes. Without enough insulin, sugar builds up in […]

Diabetes and Insulin

June 25, 2015 by  
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Diabetes is a condition in which the body either does not manufacture sufficient amounts of insulin or does not properly use insulin.  Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that is necessary for the transport of sugar from the bloodstream into the cells for use as energy.  Type 2 diabetes results when our bodies […]

8 Prediabetes Symptoms

June 25, 2015 by  
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Here are 8 prediabetes symptoms to be on the look out for. If you have two or more of these prediabetes symptoms you should consider getting yourself checked out by your physician: 1) Your blood sugar is consistently high, but not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes. 2) If you find you are […]

7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics

June 24, 2015 by  
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Here are 7 reasons why mixing diabetes with smoking is a very bad idea: 1)  You are more likely to get nerve damage (neuropathy).  This is because smoking affects your blood circulation and that in turn means your nerve endings are not getting the nutrients they need.  If this happens to the nerves in your […]

Proper Foot Care for Diabetics

June 24, 2015 by  
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If you have diabetes information about how to manage your condition is vital to your well being. If you Do not look after your feet you run the risk of developing sores or infections that could lead to amputations. Reduce your risk of infection or amputation by incorporating these 7 foot care tips… 1) Check […]

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