Diabetes : Health & Medical
This sirloin recipe becomes a well-balanced meal by skewering fruit, vegetables and meat together. Great for diabetics, each 2-kabob serving provides 210 calories, 11 grams carbohydrate, 25 grams protein, and 7 grams fat.
Diabetes is a chronic disorder of the pancreas and the hormones it secretes, which results in elevated levels of sugar in the blood. In 2007, the Center for Disease Control estimated 187,000 diagnosed cases of diabetes in children and young adults under the age of 21, with 20,000 new cases identifie
Raising levels of HDL "good" cholesterol might play an important role in reducing heart disease and stroke risk in patients with type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.
The most serious eye complications for people with diabetes are forms of retinopathy; the enlargement, breakage, or leaking of tiny blood vessels in the eye, which can spill blood into the eyeball and threaten vision. Diabetic retinopathy is an important cause of blindness in industrialized countrie
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One of the most common complications of pregnancy, gestational diabetes is a result of hormonal fluctuations. It affects up to 5 percent of pregnant women. The condition occurs when the body is not able to create enough or properly utilize insulin, resulting in too much glucose (which is ingested in
Diabetes is essentially a genetic disease; however its expression depends on environment. Simply put, you cannot prevent the onset of diabetes if you have its genes in you, but you can manage it very well if you follow a proper life style and observe certain dietary rules.
Prediabetes precedes diabetes. It is becoming more common and more recognized in the United States. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 79 million Americans had prediabetes in 2007. It is estimated that 314 million people worldwide have prediabetes, and the number is proj
When you have diabetes, preparing your meals can be challenging at first. You may have to get used to a whole new way of cooking and eating. That does not mean you have to give up taste. You can retrain your taste buds to lose their craving for salty, sweet foods and make your meals more flavorful i
In which diabetic patients does vitamin D supplementation decrease cardiometabolic risk?
November 2010 was American Diabetes Month, an occasion to build awareness of this all too common disease that's actually a leading cause of death in the U.S. after heart disease and cancer. The American College of Physicians is suggesting that everyone needs to be aware of the risks of developi
It is vital that, if you have diabetes, you test your blood sugar often. This will allow you to plan your meals and medications, essentially forming your daily treatment around your blood glucose level. Testing often will also allow you to understand how your lifestyle actually affects your diabetes
When an insurance carrier is trying to determine a health risk assessment they will ask more detailed questions about the specific health condition, such as when the disease onset occurred, and how you are managing the condition whether through insulin injections, oral medications or diet and exerci
Becoming insulin resistant is as easy as remembering to breathe, if you are part of a family that has a predisposition to the problem. Halting insulin resistance before it becomes full-blown diabetes is a lot more complicated, and attempting to fix the problem may even make it worse.