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Diabetes The Facts

Diabetes is a common condition which is known to affect around 2.3 million people. It is believed that half a million more people, at least, also suffer from the condition, without diagnosis. Diabetes affects the blood, causing an imbalance of glucose levels within your system.
In a person without diabetes the amount of glucose within the [...]

Diabetes Symptoms

The primary causes of diabetes are effects from genetic and environmental factors. At the onset of this syndrome a number of symptoms are noticeable which not only help a person in diagnosing himself/herself but also pave the way for effective medication. It is also essential to note here that early diagnosis of this syndrome helps [...]

Diabetes Prevention

Prevention literally means thwarting or hindering in advance the onset of a specific action. In reference, the following text aims at explaining the essential preventive measures required to reduce the chances in a person from acquiring diabetes.
Foremost, it is of upmost importance that a person should not gain excess weight. Through exercise and physical activity, [...]

Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes treatment primarily aims at reducing excess and maintaining normal levels of sugars in the blood. For different types of diabetes, different approaches towards treatments are maintained. For type 1 diabetes, insulin injections, weight control, and a proper diet are advised. While for type ii diabetes, weight loss and diet maintenance is primarily advised. If [...]

Diabetes and Nutrition

When suffering from diabetes, it is often the best decision to change your diet. Nutrition is an extremely important part of managing your condition, as, especially with type 2 Diabetes, this is effectively your only necessary treatment. Nutrition is not hard to understand, and your doctor can help you draw up a nutritional plan, or [...]

Suitable Diets for Sufferers of Diabetes

For those who suffer from diabetes it is extremely important that they learn to monitor their diet, in order to effectively manage their condition. Although those sufferers with type 1 Diabetes will have to have insulin injections, their condition can always be helped by monitoring their diet. This is even more important for those who [...]

Complications Within Diabetes

With the developments of medicine and science, Diabetes has become a perfectly manageable condition. However, if a sufferer remains undiagnosed, or if it is not treated correctly, it can lead to a variety of different health problems. The high level of glucose within your blood can cause damage to your blood vessels, nerves, and organs. [...]

Type ii diabetes

Type ii diabetes is a metabolic disorder, which means that it is caused as a result of the dysfunction of the body’s natural ability to produce the hormone insulin. This hormone, insulin, is required by the body to breakdown the ingested sugars and in its absence the body is not able to produce the requisite [...]

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which means to say that it is a disease where the immune system of the body automatically destructs the body’s essential cells and tissues. In the case of diabetes type 1, the body aims at destructing the beta cells of the pancreas organ. These cells help in producing [...]

The Cure for Diabetes

Diabetes is a common condition, with type 1 or type 2 affecting a lot of people throughout their life. It is a condition which occurs when the body produces no, or not enough insulin to break down the glucose within the blood. There are around 2.3 million sufferers who have been diagnosed, but there may [...]