Pregnancy and Diabetes (Pregnancy Health Guru Tip)

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Five percent of pregnant women … [Read more...]

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 Hormone Foundation

The Hormone Foundation, is the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society, a leading source of hormone-related health information for the public, physicians, allied health professionals and … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Partners in Crime

Initially, it was chalked up to age. It was almost expected that a person with Alzheimer's disease also suffered from diabetes or some other illness. The thought was that the person was aging and … [Read more...]

Why Is Cigarette Smoking Habit Forming?

Nicotine is one of the most well known components of inhaled cigarette smoke. But is it addictive? Yes and no. The details that make clear that paradoxical statement are interesting. Nicotine itself … [Read more...]

Insulin Shock

What Is Insulin Shock? Insulin shock is characterized by a drop in blood glucose levels, often triggered by a diabetic trying to reach normal levels of blood glucose by using insulin. The glucose … [Read more...]

Exercise To Control Diabetes

Having diabetes is never a picnic. But fortunately, for a very large percentage of those who suffer from the disease, exercise can play a large role in the management of the condition. Not only does … [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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