Diabetes

causes of diabetes

Causes Of Type 2 Diabetes

Recent statistics show that more than 95% of people suffering from diabetes have type 2 diabetes, while 5% have type 1 diabetes. Type 2 happens when your pancreas either doesn’t create enough insulin to stabilize your blood glucose levels, or if your body is resistant to the insulin that is produced. There are numerous causes […]

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preventing diabetes

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a very serious disease, and it is affecting more people today than ever before. Lifestyle factors and decisions, entertainment options and work situations mean that people are doing more things that, in the long term, are dangerous to their health and are making them more likely candidates for diabetes. However, there are several […]

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exercise helps people with diabetes

Exercise Helps People With Type 2 Diabetes

Everybody should be doing some form of exercise whenever it is possible. If you have diabetes, there are even more reasons to exercise, as this will help you manage your disease, enabling you to stay in control. Having said all this, it doesn’t mean that you have to do 4-5 hours of intense exercise every […]

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signs of diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Early Signs

Diabetes is an insidious disease, because you can have it for years without actually being diagnosed. In fact, many of the signs can easily be ignored or assumed to be something else if you don’t take action and get tested. However, if you look out for these symptoms in yourself, you may be able to […]

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tests and procedures for diabetes

Medical Tests And Procedures For Diabetes

Once you are diagnosed with diabetes, you will quickly learn that there are several medical tests and procedures you will undergo during the course of your life. Some are frequent and some are only done occasionally. The most basic test is the one that measures the blood sugar levels; this should be done as often […]

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Diabetes Symptoms Appear to Be Not Related to Alzheimer Symptoms

Insulin resistance or glucose intolerance appears to be not related to the pathological characteristics of Alzheimer disease (AD). That is according to the JAMA Neurology in a report they recently published online. In the same report, insulin resistance or glucose intolerance have not been shown to be associated to the accumulation of β-amyloid (Αβ) in […]

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diabetes health risks

Type 2 Diabetes Health Risks

Type 2 diabetes can be dangerous, because it can cause a lot of problems for your health. Unlike some diseases that only affect one or two organs, diabetes can affect almost every organ and body part in some cases, and the symptoms are often unnoticed until the damage has been done. By the time you […]

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body symptoms

Listen to Your Body’s Symptoms

Wikipedia defines a symptom as a “departure from normal function or feeling noticed by a patient, indicating the presence of disease or abnormality. A symptom is subjective, observed by the patient, and can’t be measured directly.” It is important to understand and appreciate symptoms, because they are often early warning signs that there is something […]

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diabetes risk factors

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

Diabetes is a terrible disease, because it can affect virtually every part of your body and can go undetected for months or even years sometimes, if the symptoms are mild or are ignored because you may not like going to the doctor. Currently one in every five people will get type 2 diabetes at some […]

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Medical Emergency Planning

Medical Emergency Planning

Everyone should have an emergency plan in place in case of an unexpected situation. Emergencies come in many forms, but a good plan can help ease anxiety. If you suffer from any major health issues, it is even more important that you have plans in place in case of emergencies. You should begin with a […]

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