I am always searching the internet for ways to control my eating to control my diabetes. It is a vicious cycle once you are diabetic. Fear not, there is a solution. I found a book titled "Death to Diabetes" by DeWayne McCulley. If you have to guts to change your diet and exercise, you will succeed. I was beating myself up with dieting and exercising and nothing worked. Now I'm in control. I have lowered my glucose levels and I no longer crave carbs. Next is to get off meds.
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If your itching, any number of reasons can cause it, but be aware that this could by an early sign of diabetes. Uric acid in your system could be the culprit or sugar. For a diabetic the itches can drive you mad sometimes &it can happen with or with out reason. About 1/3 of all diabetics develop some type of skin disorder because of poor circulation & can get bacterial & fungal infections.Help~Pat dry after a shower, leave a tiny bit of water on your skin after drying off & use a humidifier!
Pre-diabetes is where an individual experiences some insulin resistance, resulting in higher blood sugar levels than normal, but those levels are not elevated high enough to be considered a Type 2 diabetic. Unchecked and by not controling portions, eating less carbs, and getting regular exercise a pre-diabetic will eventually get diabetes. Obese people are at great risk also.
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