Low carb and visual health – Diet Doctor Podcast with Dr. Ana Lorenzo

Signs and Symptoms Associated With Diabetes

Diabetes is a medical condition which is mainly caused by an increase in blood glucose levels, which occurs when the body doesn’t release enough insulin into the blood. As per the latest figures from WHO, there are approximately 347 million people worldwide who are suffering from diabetes. This figure is increasing dramatically, and the number suffering from the illness is expected to increase by 205 million by 2035.

Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

Are you letting diabetes get in the way of you traveling more and seeing the world? I hope not. There is no need to let diabetes hinder your travel plans or have your travel plans be hindered by diabetes. With a little bit of planning ahead, your diabetes can be well managed during your travel excursions. Here are a few tips that can make traveling just a little bit easier and help you ease your mind, and thus also improve your blood sugars.

Type 2 Diabetes – Probiotics for Lowering LDL or “Bad” Cholesterol

Probiotics are living microorganisms, usually bacteria but sometimes they are yeast. When they are consumed orally they can certainly benefit your health. Some are the same as microorganisms already in our digestive system, while others can improve the environment inside our gut. Most probiotics are members of two genuses – Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Some help the immune system while others prevent or rid the body of toxins produced by other bacteria. Some produce vitamins B6 and B12, important for vegetarians and vegans.

Type 2 Diabetes – Increase The Healthy Fat Content In Your Diet to Help With Weight Loss

The majority of studies dealing with Type 2 diabetes emphasize simple and modest lifestyle changes pay off with big dividends. It’s suggested you eat a healthy diet low in calories, fat and saturated fat, limit your fat intake to 30 percent of calories and saturated fat to no more than 10 percent of calories, and increase good fats like omega-3’s and 6, that is. Consuming “good” fat won’t make you fat contrary to the false reporting of scientists in the 60’s and 70’s.

Type 2 Diabetes – The Best Medication to Lower Blood Sugar Levels in Gestational Diabetes

Insulin has long been the drug of choice for treating women diagnosed with diabetes during pregnancy, also known as Gestational diabetes. But oral medications are less expensive, more convenient to store and use, and less likely to cause low blood sugar. According to a report published in the journal Acta Medica Iran, Glyburide, or glibenclamide, could be an effective alternative to insulin for treating the condition.

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