Articles relating to 'DIABETES'
Do this one simple thing to manage your diabetes

diabetes, exerciseWithout question, walking is an effective and low-cost form of aerobic exercise that most everyone can do. As a doctor, I try to take a walk every single day. It’s a great way to clear your head and does so much for your health.

Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels and even protects your heart. But if you … Read More

Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More

Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

Blood sugar levels now easier to control

diabetes, insulin, treatment, insulin, diabetesOdds are you or someone you know has type 2 diabetes, and finds monitoring their food intake and managing blood sugar levels a challenge.

It’s not easy to pass up all those sweets and cocktails, either…

To that end, insulin pumps have freed many diabetics from a routine of precisely-timed injections, but the treatment option may also provide … Read More

How laughter improves your memory

diabetes, memoryYou don’t need a doctor to tell you that a giggle session is good for the soul, but new research shows that it can also be good for your brain.

I’m all for it! Life is short, after all, and if can’t have a bring-you-to-tears laughter session now and again, well, what’s it all for?

A recent study … Read More

New research turns conventional diet plan for diabetics on its ear

diet, diabetesHave you heard that you should eat several small meals a day to maintain stable blood sugar and lose weight? That notion has made the rounds, and likely endorsed your daily snacking routine (and those handy 100-calorie packets!).

But new research is suggesting this could be bad advice, particularly for diabetics.

Two large meals each day may be … Read More

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