[Preview] Low-carb tips for shopping – Episode 5

Type 2 Diabetes – How Whole Grains Help to Fight Diabetes

Type 2 diabetics know they need to be conscious of the amount of carbohydrate they eat. Avoiding simple sugars and spreading the carbohydrate intake out throughout the day is the best way to keep blood sugar levels steady. But, not all carbohydrates need to be avoided. Complex carbohydrates, like whole grains, are good for you and can actually help fight diabetes. Learn more about whole grains and how to add them to your eating plan…

9 Foods a Diabetic Patient Should Stop Eating Today

A recent study by the World Health Organization states that diabetes wasn’t a common disease few decades ago. The disease became prominent in both the developed and underdeveloped countries only recently and shows that there is an estimated 143 million people who are suffering from it around the world. There are also claims of researchers that the number of patients will be increased if we continue living the current lifestyle.

Diabetes Problems: Know The Complications and Risks

Diabetes is a condition that is becoming more and more common in people of all ages because of our faulty eating habits and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. However, it is extremely important to control your blood sugar levels in order to keep your diabetes under control and minimize the risk of other problems that occur due to this condition.

Healing Powers of Omega-7

Omega-7 fatty acids are little known. But one member of this class of fatty acids… palmitoleic acid… is said to reverse metabolic syndrome, lower your risk of obesity and help prevent heart disease. Here’s a brief overview.

Type 2 Diabetes – Genetics and Diabetes Complications

Genes control much of our health, so knowing which ones we carry and how to interact with any given set, should give us more control over our health. Medical research is looking at which particular genes can influence health outcomes in order to tailor therapy for unique individual people. In June 2015 the Journal of Diabetes Complications reported on a study of various genes that code for a molecule called adiponectin and the risk of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. This particular neuropathy is a diabetes complication in which the feet, and often the hands, feel numb with a pins and needles sensation. It is sometimes referred to as a stocking and glove distribution. This happens when the small blood vessels are unable to bring enough oxygen and nutrients to the outer nerves. Type 2 diabetics with this form of neuropathy frequently do not feel like walking, and the condition worsens from lack of activity.

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