Diabetes And Hypertension Diabetes is caused by the body’s inability to produce or use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood glucose levels. Meanwhile, hypertension (or high blood pressure) is a common condition in which the force of blood on the walls of your arteries is often too high. Arteries are the blood vessels that [...]
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Something To Keep In Mind Before You Start Walking Every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes, people with diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to suffer from heart disease than most. And, if you have diabetes and are depressed, you are 4 times as likely to have a heart [...]
Treatment Options for Diabetics Insulin If you have type 1 diabetes, your goal is to keep your blood glucose or sugar within a normal range. Your doctor may suggest a combination of insulin therapy, other medicines, checking your blood sugar regularly, eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise. Because your pancreas doesn’t [...]
Smart Ways To Take Control Of Your Diabetes Diabetes is a common disease in the United States. The prevalence of diabetes among adults continues to go up, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2017 Diabetes Report Card. Just over 30 million people in the US population had diabetes in 2015. [...]
4 Secretes to Maximize Your Metabolism Revealed Many women are burdened with carb counting to keep their youthful figures, in reality, they’re probably facing hormonal imbalances. In this short article, we’ll cover the hormones that are likely wreaking havoc on your metabolism and weight loss efforts. If resistant, unsightly fat plagues you, maybe [...]
Total Knee Replacement The Root of The Problem To address health disparities, we need to understand why they exist. Health disparities are not due to one single factor. They’re the result of policy decisions we make as a community. They’re due to the environment, health education, insurance and access to care, access to [...]
Need Help with Choosing Shoes for Your Osteoarthritis? Interested in Some Tips? Keep Reading… You Should Avoid Heavy Shoes Although they may sound like a great choice for patients with arthritis, shoes with very heavy soles like clogs and stability athletic shoes can actually worsen pain in the knees. This is because of the [...]
Aging may affect diabetes. Learn what you can do to age well with diabetes. Aging can take a toll on the body. It affects the brain, muscles, and organs in various ways. The bones become less dense, which can increase the risk of broken bones. Muscles lose flexibility and strength. A lack of muscle [...]
The Winter’s Best Diabetes-Friendly Foods We not only spice up our wardrobes in the Fall and Winter, we usually change our meal choices, too. But fall and winter classics like apple pie and pumpkin lattes are loaded with carbohydrates, which will ruin your balanced diet─especially if you have diabetes. A pumpkin spice latte can [...]
What Are Some Hidden Dangers Of Diabetes Many people underestimate the insidious nature of diabetes. Diabetes affects multiple organs and systems of your body. In the United States, diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD), adult blindness, and foot amputations. Yes, many people with diabetes end up having their feet amputated as [...]