Diabetes and kidney

Diabetes Recipes – Fat

Diabetes and Fat Intake We are all told that fat in foods are not exactly good for health. We are told that fat in foods leads to obesity, high blood sugar levels , high cholesterol, and heart diseases. This is true; however, many people tend to keep fatty foods away from their diabetic diet and […]

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Diabetes Recipes – Protein

Diabetes and Proteins People who intend to lose weight often get into this trap –cutting down on carbohydrates altogether and opting for high protein foods. For these people, protein is a major source of nourishment and carbohydrates are mere add-ons. Though we do need copious amounts of protein for various functions of the body, people […]

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Take One Step Every Month towards Beating Diabetes

Leading an active, healthy lifestyle gradually improves your overall health and eventually reduces the risk of developing diabetes complications. A healthy lifestyle which includes healthy eating habits and regular exercise definitely complements your treatment options like oral medications or insulin to manage diabetes better. Taking small and significant steps in order to adopt a healthy […]

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Diabetes Complications: A stitch in time saves nine

“Reactive people are often affected by their physical environment. If the weather is good, they feel good. If it isn’t, it affects their attitude and their performance. Proactive people can carry their own weather with them.” -Stephen Covey Apply this to Diabetes Management, and you already have the winning formula. Knowing how diabetes can affect […]

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How to protect your Kidneys from Diabetes

Before you know about protecting your kidneys from diabetes, here’s a small question. Where are the kidneys located? See answer below* For most of us, the kidneys are like the crew of movies that work behind the screen (only to be seen in the end on the credits list). They do their job and as […]

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Kidney check for Type 2 Diabetes

With diabetes, the small blood vessels in the body are injured. When the blood vessels in the kidneys are injured, your kidneys cannot clean your blood properly. Your body will retain more water and salt than it should, which can result in weight gain and ankle swelling. You may have protein in your urine. Also, […]

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