Why you should know the glycemic index of the food you eat

In order to be healthy and stay healthy, we should know the meaning of certain terminologies that is related to the food we eat and how our body reacts to and interacts with this food. Most of us … [Read more...]

Diabetes treatments benefit animals, too

Diabetes used to be a death sentence. Until 1922 when insulin was discovered, extracted from pancreas of dogs. With insulin, diabetes became manageable. Dogs and other animals have been and are still … [Read more...]

iPhone Apps for those with diabetes

Monitoring blood sugar and insulin levels as well as keeping in mind the kind of food that helps you keep your glycemic targets are hard. Add to that the complexity of insulin types, the glucose … [Read more...]

The fountain of youth is calorie-poor

For thousands of years, people have been searching for the fountain of youth. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham now think they may be on the verge of discovering the proverbial … [Read more...]

Do You Check Your Sugar?

Choosing The Proper Glucose Monitor Every day and in most cases, several times a day, you should be checking your blood glucose levels. The best monitor for you will fit your lifestyle. Today there … [Read more...]

An Introduction to Diabetes

Diabetes - An Introduction to Diabetes Diabetes, a disease characterized by chronic high levels of glucose in the blood, is not the major problem it once was. Prior to the end of the 19th century, … [Read more...]

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