What Is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is a chronic disease that can be managed but not cured. It does not go away. Knowing as much as you can about the disease is the first step to managing it effectively... Read more
Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa... Read more
If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you... Read more
Just got a professional massage yesterday. First one ever. Swedish. Unbelievable relaxation. Took me out of my daily chaos and melted me right into the table. Sound faded into a shadowy haze. Muscles reawakened. Ability to speak--gone.
In... Read more
Your workplace may be a bacterial breeding ground—germier than a public restroom! Think about how long that cheese ball sat in the conference room, the number of hands that have reached into the candy jar in the lobby, and the last time you pro... Read more
I've been hearing a lot about insulin resistance recently. They say you can 'turn it around'. But I'm wondering how can you do that? Just by eating healthy and avoiding refined carbs? It's confusing to me!!... Read more
That is my situation. I have PCOS, insulin resistance, high blood pressure, and I need to loose about 300 lbs. I would definitely be a great candidate for surgery, but I know that I can change all if not most of my health issues through change.... Read more
Not to be nosey,just to share ideas for a healthier refrigerator,what's in your fridge for this week?We've a red cabbage,tomato,cauliflower,boiled meat,cheese,cucumber,milk,eggs.There're candies too but I try not to touch them,time for fruit shoppin!... Read more
Refrigerator Bran Muffins
It says it makes 50 muffins, is that mini muffins or regular size?
Because the recipe doesn't say what size they are. Or what to cook them in. Please help! I just got all ingredients and I'd like to make some.... Read more
Checking your blood glucose and recording the results can help tell you how well your insulin is working.Your doctor needs to look at your blood glucose results and your record of insulin doses. Ask about when your insulin starts to work, when it wo... Read more
I wanted to have one place where I could go to see pre and post blood sugar readings and also to be able to track my Insulin usage for that day. I created four new "meals", naming them Breakfast Insulin, Lunch Insulin, Dinner Insulin and Lantus.Havin... Read more
It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to... Read more
Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome. Last week, a new study revealed that "women wh... Read more
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