"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... Read more
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So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
I know there are many here who are affected by diabetes or metabolic syndrom. Many people have diabetes and have no idea as this disease is often not diagnosed until it is too late.
I found this video very encouraging and wish that every doctor cou... Read more
hi i am peggy,i am new here and would like to make some news friends to see if we can help each other reach our goals, i am a diabetic and my BS are all over the board,my diabetic dr has changed my insulin amounts 4 times in 2 months now, so now i h... Read more
So, I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic in my teens. I am now almost 40. Several years ago I began taking a medication which pushes a lot of people into diabetes, even if they are not predisposed. I must take this medication to stay alive and to be fu... Read more
Is anyone else finding that Metformin is making them feel as if their plug has been pulled? Could it be a dosage issue? I'm only taking 250 mgs in morning then again at dinner.
Thank you in advance for your assistance,
LadyOwl... Read more
Eggplant is used to reduce glucose levels of type II Diabetes. This vegetable contains low levels of carbohydrates and high fiber levels. In fact, the vegetable is regarded as a natural method of controlling diabetes. however people with untreated ki... Read more
I am a health fanatic. I read everything I can get my hands on when it comes to healthy living--everything from nutrition to exercise to the role sleep plays in our lifestyle and on and on. If it has healthy and living in the title I read it. Recen... Read more
I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
After years of eating what they wanted, when they wanted, my parents now has type II diabetes.... A curse, some would say. Not to me! Having to take carbs out the diet or replacing them with good, whole carbs, is a blessing in disguise.
In Sout... Read more
Wow! Never thought I would be here. I am a forty something woman, 100 lbs overweight on blood pressure meds and recently diagnosed with Diabetes. I think this may be the wake up call that pushes me into action. I am paying more attention to my die... Read more
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