Diabetes

What physical activities should you do if you have diabetes

What physical activities should you do if you have diabetes?

Most kinds of physical activity can help you take care of your diabetes. Certain activities may be unsafe for some people, such as those...
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Weight watchers may help avoid type 2 diabetes

More than a third of patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes avoided developing the condition after they were referred by their family...
Women with type 1 diabetes face specific challenges

Women with type 1 diabetes face specific challenges

When diagnosed at a young age with Type 1 diabetes, the disease affects girls and boys equally. However, that changes when girls enter puberty and...
Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance...
How belly fat promotes type 2 diabetes

How belly fat promotes type 2 diabetes

The fat that builds up deep in the abdomen -- more than any other type of body fat -- raises the risk of insulin...
Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes

Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes

More than 27 million people in the United States are living with type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As...
New method improves blood sugar control and blood pressure

New method improves blood sugar control and blood pressure

A new pilot study conducted by UAB shows that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the rest of the day improves blood...
Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Walking briskly on a regular basis may be more effective than vigorous jogging for improving glucose control in individuals with prediabetes, according to research...
Researchers discover link between gut and type 1 diabetes

Researchers discover link between gut and type 1 diabetes

Scientists have found that targeting micro-organisms in the gut, known as microbiota, could have the potential to help prevent type 1 diabetes. University of Queensland...
How to Count Carb Correctly to Manage Diabetes

How to count carb correctly to manage diabetes

When carbohydrates, sugars and starches are digested, they break down to form glucose in the blood stream. If you have diabetes, your quick acting insulin...

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