Diabetes signs and symptoms

How You Can Manage Your Diabetes While Cycling

At this moment, about 30 million Americans—nearly 10 percent of the population—are living with diabetes. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention projects that up to one in three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. Scientists are still trying to figure out what exactly is going on (diet and lifestyle certainly play large roles),...

How Often Do I Need To Get My Labs Tested?

Never second-guess when you should get a health screening again You probably know how often you can go between manicures, hair cuts, and bikini waxes, but it’s harder to remember when you’re due for certain health screenings. Plus, it seems like the suggested guidelines for common medical check-ups are constantly up for debate. Case in...

The Natural Ways To Treat Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes itself is extremely common, affecting about one in every three adults in the U.S., and diabetic neuropathy is one of the most likely complications to develop as a side effect because high blood sugar levels affect nerve fibers throughout the body. Neuropathy is a pathological condition that encompasses more than 100 different forms and...

The Foods All Diabetics Need To Avoid

The Foods All Diabetics Need To Avoid Diabetes requires daily maintenance that includes monitoring your blood sugar, eating a healthy diet, exercising, and of course staying on top of any complications with your heart, eyes, and other organs. Controlling your weight is another key aspect of managing type 2 diabetes. If you’re overweight, losing weight...

Is There a Link Between Type-2 Diabetes & Toxins?

Is There a Link Between Type-2 Diabetes & Toxins? Back in 2011,  the National Toxicology Program — a US government agency — convened a committee to evaluate existing studies on diabetes and various chemicals, including those found in pesticides, plastics, and cigarette smoke. According to a Reuters article on the workshop, the scientists concluded that in...

“Artificial” Pancreas for Type-1 Diabetes Wins FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a somewhat controversial "artificial" pancreas, which can aid those suffering from type-1 diabetes. This device is tiny - the size of a cell phone - and it controls the blood sugar in the body. While many are rejoicing, many are wondering if this is actually a cure-all for type-1 diabetes....

How To Fight Pre-Diabetes In The Real World

A diagnosis of pre-diabetes can send you spinning. Do you change your workout? Do you change your diet? Do you change your habits? All can be good - and all can be done in the real world, aka a busy lifestyle. You do not have to totally quit your life in order to handle...

Eating Healthy Fats Can Lower Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Whether you have just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or you have been dealing with it for decades, you know that your diet decisions are crucial to your overall health. One slip up can cause problems, so you are always on the lookout for excess salts, sugars, preservatives, and fats. But, some fats...

Can Veganism Beat Type-2 Diabetes?

There are many medications on the market to control type-2 diabetes. There are also many foods and drinks that we are told to avoid to control diabetes. But what if your overall diet could kick type-2 diabetes for good? Many claim that it is possible, but it may take a bit of effort. Going...

How Stress Can Worsen Diabetes

Stress is bad for us, no doubt. But did you know that stress can worsen type-2 diabetes issues? While foods and drinks can do this, stress is something that is harder to avoid - and yet, it can easily complicate out health. Higher glucose levels come from stress, and this can cause major issues...
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