Type 2 Diabetes – Should You Be Counting Calories?
All of the studies on Type 2 diabetes emphasize simple and modest lifestyle changes pay off with big dividends. Obesity, and the resulting insulin resistance, is the underlying cause of most cases of Type 2 diabetes. Calories are an important concept to consider when planning out any weight loss goal. Although exercise is essential, nothing is more decisive than nutrition when it comes to weight loss. Additionally, the amount of food you ingest versus what your body expends metabolically will ultimately determine the degree of your success.Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
A short discussion of the commonest complications of diabetes. The causes of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and treatment are highlighted. Natural remedies using raw vegetable based diet is can help.Diabetes And Caring For Your Skin
Diabetes as a condition can affect every part of the body, including the skin. Many people among the diabetics at one point or the other in their lives developed a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes. In fact such problems are sometimes the first signs that show that the person has diabetes.Tips For Dealing With Diabetes
Diabetes results when there is too much glucose or sugar in the body. We get sugar from the things we eat. The body is designed to process sugar so it can enter our cells without insulin, which is a hormone produced by the pancreas.Type 2 Diabetes – Vitamin D Deficiency and Bone Health in Diabetic Women After Menopause
Vitamin D is important for building bones. It helps the intestines to absorb the calcium and phosphate that go into making and repairing bones, as well as helping with the absorption of magnesium, iron, and zinc. About half of Americans are deficient in vitamin D and this particular epidemic is widespread throughout the world. Vitamin D deficiency is particularly dangerous for women after menopause when their bones begin to lose calcium. A condition known as brittle bones or osteoporosis can develop causing their bones to fracture easily. Healing is slower in postmenopausal women than in younger women and spending time in the hospital or recuperating at home in bed, can cause weakness. Younger people who become weak from lack of activity can regain their strength, but older people often cannot.