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How To Walk Away From Diabetes

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People at risk for diabetes have been told by doctors for years that engaging in a regular exercise program can be a very helpful strategy for naturally stabilizing blood sugar levels. Typically, patients are told that they require at least forty-five minutes of moderately strenuous activity each day in order to see beneficial results.

To meet these requirements, … Read More

The Sugar Epidemic – How it is Killing More Than Your Diets

sugarSugar is a big problem, and that news isn’t a shock to anyone. Some might say it is actually an epidemic. After all, sugar appears in nearly all foods, some that you would expect, such as soda pop, jams and spreads and breakfast cereals, but some that you wouldn’t expect, such as salad dressing soup and even pasta … Read More

Sugar Levels and the Strange Effect on Women

blood sugarOne of the most highly recommended measures that health groups promote to live longer involve leading a healthy lifestyle, including eating the right food items.  Fruits and vegetables are considered as very nutritious food items because these contain vitamins and minerals that may assist in various biochemical reactions of the body.  Fruits and vegetables also contain antioxidants, which … Read More

This is Your Brain on Sugar

blood sugarThe average American consumes 130 pounds of added sugar per year and before you deny falling into this category, consider the fact that much of the sugar is unwittingly consumed, due to the insidious nature of sugar in our food. This exceptionally high consumption should concern you because some of America’s most respected institutions are now classifying sugar … Read More

Diabetes Diagnosis Garners Same Reaction as Death

 blood sugarYou’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and the words insulin, blood sugar and glucose can be scary, especially if you haven’t heard them before. Learning that there is no way to cure diabetes and realizing that you now have a chronic, lifelong disease can be stressful and can make you feel a whirlwind of emotions, including grief. The emotions … Read More

Diabetes Deaths Dropping – But is it Good News?

 glucoseMore than 8 percent of the American population currently suffers with diabetes, which is a disease that results when the pancreas either does not produce enough of the blood sugar regulating hormone insulin (type-2 diabetes), or it does not produce any insulin at all (type-1 diabetes).  The body requires insulin in order to transport excess glucose out of … Read More

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