About Diabetes

15
Oct

The initial shock that comes after when someone learns he has diabetes is difficult. Depending on how people react, it can sometimes lead to depression, shame, fear or guilt. Needless to say, having diabetes is an emotional experience, thus, keeping it under control through physical and mental exercise is important. Stress is one of the major factors that can cause diabetes. It increases the flow of glucagon which is the hormone responsible for increasing blood glucose levels

11
Aug

Here are some helpful videos about the best foods and drinks if you have Diabetes. If you like the videos, give them a thumbs up and share them with your friends and family. :)    

07
Apr

I like this series. It explains what diabetes is in a way we could easily understand.

06
Mar

Managing diabetes can be challenging. They are many foods you need to avoid to keep your blood sugar in check. But there are also foods that you can add to your diet to lower your blood sugar naturally. Watch this video.        

21
Dec

  NO, it can't. Cinnamon cannot cure diabetes but it may be a promising supplement. According to one study, cinnamon has been found to lower blood sugar level in people with type 2 diabetes. Some studies have found cinnamon effective in lowering blood sugar level but many studies also found it ineffective. Regardless whether its effective or not, including cinnamon in your

24
Nov

Diabetic Test Strips are an important component in monitoring the blood glucose levels. Blood glucose test strips or diabetic test strips are used to measure to glucose in the blood. They are composed of plastic, a thin layer of gold, and some chemicals. They do not work on their own. Diabetic Test Strips must be used with a Blood Glucose Meter.   How do they work? A diabetic uses

31
Oct

  Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented. No one can predict who will or won't get it. Type 2 Diabetes however, can sometimes be prevented. There are many factors that put a person at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. A family history of diabetes Age over 45 Race or ethnic background Metabolic syndrome (also called insulin resistance syndrome). Being overweight Hypertension Abnormal lipid levels History of gestational diabetes

17
Oct

Diabetics need to keep their blood sugar level as normal as possible or in the range the doctor has advised. If your blood sugar level is too high or too low, it can make you very sick. When your blood sugar is too low, it is called Hypoglycemia. When your blood sugar is too high, it is called Hyperglycemia. Hypoglycemia can make you feel dizzy, shaky, tired,

29
Sep

When you are under stress, your blood sugar level rises. If you have T2 Diabetes, your body will have a harder time lowering down your blood sugar level.   Stress is our body's natural reaction or alarm system to prepare itself to take action when faced with threats. Not all stress is bad – it can motivate you to give your best and get a job done. Unfortunately, our bodies cannot determine the difference between facing a threat of getting

15
Sep

The Amazing Discovery of Insulin

Almost a hundred years ago, before the discovery of insulin in 1921, there wasn't much hope for people who had diabetes. The most effective treatment at that time was to put the patients in strict diets where sugar was kept to a minimum. Some patients even die of starvation. We are very fortunate today, as a result of years of research and experiments, our scientists already has a huge amount of knowledge about diabetes. Diabetics can easily buy diabetic test strips, insulin