Tag Archives: Glucose

Size of mitochondria affects glucose regulation

By: Devon Andre | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 08:30 AM
senior woman with glucometer checking blood sugar

New research from the Yale School of Medicine has found that the size of the mitochondria in certain brain cells plays a role in the regulation of blood glucose levels. The management of blood sugar levels is critical for those… Read More

These health foods are hurting your liver

By: Bel Marra Health | Saturday, February 04, 2017 - 06:30 AM

Fruits and honey are considered healthy as they provide us with vitamins and nutrients, but when it comes to your liver, excessive consumption of these foods may spell trouble. There are many factors to consider when evaluating your liver health,… Read More

Is Your Blood Sugar Killing You?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 03:30 AM

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes you should know how important it is to keep your blood sugar levels in check. Blood sugar levels that are too high can have a negative impact on your health and can even… Read More

Can Your Waistline Predict Your Diabetes Risk?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 01:30 AM
diabetic diet

The medical community has often discussed the impact of body mass index on diabetes, but now a new study suggests that waist size may be just as important in determining a woman’s risk of contracting the disease. The study conducted… Read More

Diabetic Home Tests

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 03:38 PM

Diabetes is in the top 10 causes of death in North America. About 24 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. One fourth of them don’t even know they have it.  Diabetes is shown to be more common in African… Read More