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…