Physical activity is known to be one way of preventing or controlling Type 2 diabetes and pregnancy-related diabetes which is known as Gestational diabetes. One reason for this could be a protective effect of muscle tissue. Scientists at St. Marianna University in Kawasaki, Japan, found a link between low muscle mass and insulin resistance. Their… Continue reading Is Muscle Mass a Factor in Preventing or Controlling Gestational Diabetes?
According to a study reported on in June of 2018 in the medical journal Psychiatry Research and Neuroimaging, keeping blood sugar levels in a healthy range is one way to protect a person’s fine motor skills. Scientists at the Australian National University in Canberra and the University of New South Wales in Sydney found people… Continue reading Stable Blood Sugar Levels Helps to Optimize Fine Motor Skills
Are you trying to improve your health? Lose weight? Treat Type 2 diabetes? First, you need to determine your goals. Then you need to plan your approach. Finally, comes the execution. But it will be all for naught if you are not focused on every stage. Mainly on what matters most. Determine your goals. Let… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Shift Your Focus to What Matters
Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes can lead to anxiety, fear, and a lot of confusion about what types of foods you should be eating. It also usually comes with the harsh reality you may be faced with taking medication for the rest of your life. However, the good news is there are steps you… Continue reading Simple Tips to Help You Control Your Blood Sugar
The human brain is rich in nerve cells and is the most energy-demanding organ in our body. Our brain uses half of our body’s sugar energy. Thinking, memory, and learning are linked closely to your sugar levels and how efficiently your brain uses this source. When blood sugar levels go extremely low, as in poorly… Continue reading Low Blood Sugar in Older People
After being diagnosed with Gestational diabetes or diabetes of pregnancy, women have 3 to 7 times the risk of developing full-blown Type 2 diabetes within the following 7 to 10 years. Predicting the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes could be helpful in knowing which women to watch closely post delivery. In June of 2018,… Continue reading Higher HbA1c During Pregnancy May Predict Full-Blown Diabetes
Making changes to your diet can be hard, and it can be intimidating. You may not know where to start, and all of the recommendations you find online can make things super confusing. The good news is improving your Type 2 diabetes can be done with just a handful of simple yet very effective dietary… Continue reading Five Simple Dietary Changes You Can Make to Improve Your Blood Sugar
Gestational diabetes which is also known as pregnancy-related diabetes carries risks for both mother and child. The sooner the disease is diagnosed, the sooner it can be treated. At present, the condition is diagnosed between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy with the use of the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Investigators at Peking… Continue reading Fasting Blood Sugar Helps to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes Early in the Pregnancy
Worldwide the mass consumption of refined sugar and various additives such as high-fructose corn syrup is creating an epidemic of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and thyroid disorders. Becoming a “hidden sugar detective” is one of the best things you can do to support your overall health, and it all starts with looking at where sugar… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating – Are You Eating These Three Foods?
When most experts talk about diabetes, they focus mainly on blood sugar level. However, new research shows inflammation plays a major role in diabetes. This article will pinpoint the most important facts about inflammation and its role in the development of diabetes. Also, it will provide you info about anti-inflammatory foods that could help you… Continue reading Recent Studies Show Inflammation Leads To Diabetes