June 1, 2020

U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer.

The Food and Drug Administration said late Thursday that several batches of the drug metformin tested positive for unsafe levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine, a possibl...

March 12, 2018

With Type 2 Diabetes (even without), you should be an eating a healthy breakfast that is low in sugar and fats, but when eating breakfast, finding a healthy breakfast can be difficult, especially with cereals. Today’s cereals, mostly geared to children, are full of sugar, but there are healthy cereals that can help you eat well-balanced breakfast.

In our h...

March 5, 2018

Most people associate Type 2 Diabetes with low insulin levels, but that is not always the case. Type 2 Diabetes is the result of insulin resistance. When the body becomes resistant to insulin, which is a hormone that allows cells to absorb glucose for fuel, insulin builds up in the blood. This increase is a cause of hypertension.

How Do High Levels of Insu...

February 26, 2018

Have you noticed friends or family keeping a distance from you? It could be your breath. All joking aside, bad breath and gum disease are major concerns for someone who is living with Type 2 Diabetes. Not only do you have to worry about what you eat, but you also need to be diligent with oral hygiene. Often, even that is not enough to keep the halitosis a...

February 19, 2018

Can you eat dessert if you have Diabetes? Most people think that once you're diagnosed that you have sworn off all sugary foods and all carbohydrates. The reality, however, is that these foods in and of themselves are not bad. The answer is to control what you eat and when.

Do you remember the diet plans where you had a certain number of point or tickets y...

February 12, 2018

Over 65% of American’s are overweight, putting them at significant risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes as well as other diseases. It is the primary risk factor, after genetics, of the disease.

How does being overweight affect the body? Overeating causes the blood to carry too much sugar to the cells, which turn away the excess supply.  This extra energy is...

February 5, 2018

For most diabetics, medications are the first line of defense to control their Type 2 Diabetes. While medicine can certainly be helpful in controlling your symptoms, it is not always the best method. Drugs can have side effects, and some of the most popular medications are becoming controversial because of them. Unless medication is absolutely necessary,...

January 29, 2018

New research is shedding light on a relationship between Diabetes and depression. While both were thought to exist separately for years, researchers are now finding a connection between the two diseases. Having one disease increases the risk for the other. For some, this relationship may seem natural. After all, being Diabetic can be burdensome for some,...

January 24, 2018

In this day and age, when everyone is looking for a quick fix to solve a problem, there are a lot of fad treatments for a variety of ailments. You may have heard of using hydrotherapy as a treatment for Diabetes. Does it work? Is it a valid treatment to help manage your Diabetes?

A study by the New England Journal of Medicine shows that hydrotherapy does o...

January 18, 2018

When it comes to contracts and business documents, we always remember to “read the fine print.”  But how closely we are we reading the information on the labels of the food that we put into our bodies? Many of us often overlook the nutrition labels on our food outside of looking at calories or ingredients. For a diabetic, however, the labels can be a life...

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