Is Muscle Mass a Factor in Preventing or Controlling Gestational Diabetes?

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?

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Stable Blood Sugar Levels Helps to Optimize Fine Motor Skills

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

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Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Shift Your Focus to What Matters

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

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Low Blood Sugar in Older People

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

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Higher HbA1c During Pregnancy May Predict Full-Blown Diabetes

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

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Five Simple Dietary Changes You Can Make to Improve Your Blood Sugar

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

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Fasting Blood Sugar Helps to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes Early in the Pregnancy

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

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Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Eating – Are You Eating These Three Foods?

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?

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Recent Studies Show Inflammation Leads To Diabetes

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

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