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Type 2 Diabetes – Changing Your Style of Eating Helps Control Your Blood Sugar

Do you need help getting your Type 2 diabetes under control? If you’re having a hard time keeping your blood sugar levels steady, rethinking your eating style might be what you need. Your eating style includes the size and number of your meals – and the time of day you eat. Think about what you’re doing right now for each aspect of your eating style, and see if there are any changes you can make.

Benefits of Omega 3 Fish Oil On Diabetes

While diabetes is a tough condition to live with, adding omega 3 fish oil in the diet makes it easier for the patient. Studies have shown that omega 3 fish oil has the ability to reduce the levels of triglyceride, adjust the levels of cholesterol, as far as enhancing insulin sensitivity.

Type 2 Diabetes – Men’s Marital Status and Risk of Developing Diabetes

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston Massachusetts, the University of California in San Francisco, and Columbia University in New York, USA, compared men’s marital status and risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Their work was reported on in the online journal PLos One in October 2014. The study included 41,378 men who did not have Type 2 diabetes at the beginning of the project. Twenty-two years later 2,252 cases of Type 2 diabetes had been diagnosed…

Type 2 Diabetes – A New Way to Detect Kidney Disease Early

The ankle to brachial index is used to diagnose peripheral artery disease, an important warning sign to get busy preventing heart attacks and strokes. Blood pressure is measured in the ankle and arm and the former is divided by the latter. A normal value is 1.0 to 1.4. A number above or below normal indicates peripheral artery disease. Many times the index is repeated after exercise. If the blood pressure reading goes down after exercise, this also indicates peripheral artery disease. According to an article published in October 2014 in PLoS One, the ankle to brachial index could also serve as a valuable tool in detecting diabetic kidney disease in its early stages.

Five Christmas and New Year’s Tips

There is no shortage of criticism for people living with diabetes around the holiday parties. Ignorant comments are abundant. This year, do something different. Get on the bandwagon to educate people about what they don’t know about managing this disease.

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