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Eating Too Much Sugar Causes Diabetes – Fact Or Fiction?

June 15, 2011 by  
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Like most diseases, there is plenty of fact and fiction and often the two become intertwined and diabetes is no exception. Most people think that eating too much sugar cause diabetes, this is not true. Diabetes is not caused by eating sugar. Diabetes is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. However, eating […]

How To Stop Diabetes From Stealing Your Vision!

June 9, 2011 by  
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In the past, diabetes was never such a big epidemic like it is today. People often thought of diabetes as simply a body condition where one must reduce one’s sugar and fat intake. Little did people know that diabetes could end up causing blindness! Now that diabetes is reaching epidemic levels in most of the […]

Gestational Diabetes

June 9, 2011 by  
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Gestational diabetes affects about four percent of all pregnant women although it is usually goes away after childbirth. Untreated gestational diabetes can lead to problems for both the mother and the child. This type of diabetes is a temporary form of insulin resistance that usually occurs halfway through a pregnancy. It results from excessive hormone […]

Exercise for Diabetics

June 9, 2011 by  
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Exercise is a critical part of diabetic management and treatment. Exercise helps blood sugar control when the muscles use more glucose and the body become more sensitive to insulin. Exercise also helps to prevent and minimize common diabetic complications including heart problems, high blood pressure and circulatory deficiencies. All diabetics should include a regular exercise […]

Diabetes and Your Heart

June 9, 2011 by  
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Diabetes has many complications, some leading to other serious health conditions. Heart health is one more reason to take control of your diabetes. Diabetes is one condition that must be treated as soon as it is diagnosed, even though in its early stages it doesn’t hurt, or cause inconvenience, or create any worrisome symptoms. But […]

Diabetes and The Menopause

June 9, 2011 by  
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You might be thinking “What’s the connection between diabetes and the menopause?” Well, for ladies reaching that certain age, it can be very traumatic – especially when some of the effects experienced can easily be mistaken for those we have to be aware of when managing our diabetes… You might be thinking “What’s the connection […]

Controlling Blood Sugar In Type 2 Diabetes Without The Use Of Drugs

June 9, 2011 by  
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I was told in rapid succession that I was suffering from intermittent claudication (that’s blocked arteries in the legs), high blood pressure, Diabetes Type 2. and that I was overweight. Not a lot of pleasure there! The intermittent claudication made it increasingly difficult to do much, so that in effect I had become a prisoner […]

Common Knowledge About Gestational Diabetes

June 9, 2011 by  
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I did not become familiar with gestational diabetes until recently when my sister-in-law and my best friend were both diagnosed with it within a week. Many women I know, myself included, have made it through pregnancies without having any serious problems like gestational diabetes. Basically, gestational diabetes is a disease that can come on during […]