Eating Fresh Fruit Daily Can Lower Risk Of Diabetes

Eating fresh fruit daily could cut risk of diabetes by 12%,” the Mail Online reports. A study of half a million people in China found those who ate fruit daily were 12% less likely to get type 2 diabetes than those who never or rarely ate it. It was also found that people with diabetes at the start of the study who ate fruit regularly were slightly…

What Does It Mean To Be On Insulin Therapy For Type 2 Diabetes

So, your doctor told you that you need insulin therapy for your Type 2 diabetes. This is a common problem and likely to be more so in the coming years. About 29 million people in the US have Type 2 diabetes, and another 86 million have prediabetes. About one in four people with Type 2 diabetes is on insulin therapy, and another one in four…

An Extremely Simple Diet May Be Able To Reverse The Effects Of Diabetes

Diabetes affects almost 10 percent of the American population (29.1 million people) according to the American Diabetes Association. As such, any news indicating that there is a possible cure is good news. Scientists at the University of Southern California have indicated that an extremely simple diet may, in fact, be able to reverse the effects of diabetes. The diabetes diet study, published in the medical…

‘Sitting Less’ Program For Better Blood Sugar Control

For people with type 2 diabetes, better blood sugar control may be as easy as getting up off the couch and standing every so often, or taking a leisurely walk, a new study shows. Dutch researchers noted that “moderate to vigorous” exercise is often recommended for people with diabetes — but most patients don’t comply with that advice. This small new study suggests that even…

Simple Steps For Beating Diabetes And Maintaining Healthy Weight

The World Health Organisation has declared its slogan for 2016 as ‘Beating Diabetes’ and rightly so. Reports show that the incidence of diabetes is increasing by the day with developing countries like India leading the way. About 422 million people worldwide have diabetes, a number likely to more than double in the next 20 years. Also, type 2 accounts for around 90 per cent of…

Foods You Can Eat To Control Your Blood Sugar

When you have type 2 diabetes, what you eat can help you control your blood sugar, stave off hunger, and feel full longer. “Diabetes is when your blood sugar or glucose levels are higher than normal. It’s carbohydrate foods like breads, cereals, rice, pasta, fruits, milk, and desserts that can cause this rise,” says Maggie Powers, PhD, president-elect of Health Care & Education at the American…

Diabetes Do Have History

Diabetes has been with us for a long time. Here’s diabetes history in a convenient timeline. 1552 BC – Written on a 3rd Dynasty Egyptian papyrus, physician Hesy-Ra mentions frequent urination as a symptom. This is the earliest known record of diabetes. 1500 BC — Ancient Hindu writings note that ants are attracted to the urine of people with a mysterious emaciating disease. 500 BC…

A Robot With Diabetes To Help Children Manage Diabetes

Robin, short for “Robot Infant”, is being developed at the University of Hertfordshire and can speak words including “hungry” and “hug me”. Developers said it was aimed at children aged seven to 12 to help youngsters learning to manage diabetes. Diabetes UK said it had “been watching the development of Robin with great interest”. “It’s really exciting to see this type of technology being used…

The Truth Behind These Common Myths Of Diabetes Diet

Eating well when you have diabetes can feel challenging, but the reason may not be what you think. It’s not just about temptation or willpower. The real issue may be misinformation. You can make smart choices without giving up all your favorite foods. You just need to know the truth behind these common myths. 1. Myth: People with diabetes must follow a special diabetes diet.…

A Quick Workout Routine For Better Blood-Sugar Control

The 30–Minute Fitness Blitz Think you don’t have time to work out? You do. It’s the intensity of your workout that’s key. A short–burst, high–intensity workout boosts your metabolism and tones muscles. Get moving with this 30–minute “quickie” routine that includes cardio and resistance training. If you’re new to exercise, a man over 45 or woman over 55, or have a health problem, check with…