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Walk your way to diabetes prevention

Think of exercise as medicine without the pill: It not only helps lower blood sugar, but it also improves heart health, strengthens bones, reduces stress, and trims inches off your waist. A study published in the Diabetes care says that walking for exercise after a meal — both sustained walking for 45 minutes and a […]

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The link between diabetes and sleep

One of the most common complaint from diabetics is sleeplessness. Studies say that most people suffering with diabetes face sleeplessness but do not recognize it as a health-related condition. Not getting enough sleep has been shown to have a detrimental effect on blood glucose levels and is associated with an increased risk for developing type […]

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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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Interesting facts on Diabetes

  The word “diabetes” is Greek for “siphon,” which refers to the copious urine of uncontrolled diabetes. “Mellitus” is Latin for “honey” or “sweet,” a name added when physicians discovered that the urine from people with diabetes is sweet with glucose The death rate among African-Americans with diabetes is 27% higher than among whites with […]

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Tips for flying if you have diabetes

Diabetes is never a barrier for travelers. People with Type 1 diabetes and type 2 Diabetes both can travel all over the world. Preparing for your daily activities can require a bit of planning. Here are a few tips to be followed while flying when you have diabetes. Pre- travel planning should include: Consult your […]

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How to prevent Diabetes when you are in your 30s ?

It has been a curious question among people with diabetes if they could have done something to prevent getting diabetes or could have been effected by a less severe form of diabetes. In many cases, the answer is yes. Lifestyle choices that are implemented in 20’s and 30’s help us to slow the progression of […]

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What are the symptoms of gestational Diabetes Mellitus?

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance that begins or is first detected during pregnancy. The detection of gestational diabetes is important because of its associated maternal and fetal complications. According to the ADA guidelines, patients should be screened for risk factors for gestational diabetes during pregnancy at their initial visit Gestational diabetes […]

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How to live with Type-1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas that make insulin. This usually happens before age 20. Insulin is needed to get blood sugar (glucose) into cells for energy. Without insulin, glucose builds up in the bloodstream. This damages cells and tissues throughout the body. […]

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How you can prevent Type-2 Diabetes in Children?

Type 2 diabetes once hit mainly adults. But today, children and teens weigh more and are less active. As a result, people of all ages now get type 2 diabetes. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are by far the most common forms of diabetes. But in rare cases, children get other kinds of diabetes. […]

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