Type 2 Diabetes

Cholesterol lowering diet for diabetics

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. In your body liver produces all the cholesterol you need and circulates it though your bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins (LDL-bad cholesterol, HDL-GOOD CHOLESTEROL). Cholesterol is required to build and maintain membranes; it also plays vital role in […]

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Insulin myths

Insulin is one of the most valuable discoveries ever made to mankind. It is a boon to Diabetics. But, it has become a taboo among people with diabetes that initiating insulin might be difficult. Some myths on Insulin to never believe: “Diabetics always need insulin” Only people with type 1 diabetes need insulin. People with […]

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Diabetes Feet do's and don’ts

High blood sugars or diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor blood flow, leading to severe extremity problems. What is poor blood flow? Blood flows through blood vessels. Poor flow if in adequate flow of blood due to blockage of nerves in the foot. Poor blood flow makes it hard for a sore or an […]

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Weight management and diabetes medicine

It is a common complaint among diabetics- weight gain when using medications both oral and insulin. Many patients are apprehensive about taking insulin because they don’t want to gain weight. But don’t be tempted to skip insulin doses to keep off the pounds. Poorly controlled diabetes increases your risk for serious complications, including heart disease […]

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Driving with Diabetes

Driving distractions are one of the main causes in fatal accidents all over the world. Being a diabetic, it is very important to get yourself checked before driving. Hypoglycemia indicating an impaired ability to drive, retinopathy or cataract formation impairing the vision needed to operate a motor vehicle, and neuropathy affecting the ability to feel […]

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Take time for a healthy breakfast

The next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, consider this: Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. A healthy morning meal, on the other hand, can give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for smart decisions all day long. It […]

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Diabetes is a big deal; lifestyle changes help

Diabetes- Is that a very serious disease? Or can we take it easy? There are many people who claim that had they known about diabetes earlier in their life, they would have been much efficient in dealing with it. I get concerned when recently detected diabetics say that it is no big deal, we just […]

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Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes help to detect the disease early and get it under control before any irreversible damage is done to the body. The chance of developing complications from type 2 diabetes decreases with early detection and treatment of type 2 diabetes as showed by many recent studies. Type 2 diabetes symptoms, can […]

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