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Aspartame Good for Diabetics?

August 17, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

There are lots of information we see on the internet regarding food that are good and bad for our health. As we are being flooded by these information, we should also be able to sort out which sources are reliable and which ones are myth and merely opinion based are not founded by professional studies. There are some articles about aspartame being bad and even deadly for diabetics, but is there any truth about it?

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Vertigo and Diabetes

August 15, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Vertigo, or dizziness is an incident wherein you experience unbalance and unsteadiness as a result affecting the brain or ears. Diabetes is such a diverse condition with many complications, and so it has always been associated with vertigo in a lot of ways by affecting different parts of the body.

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Callaloo and Diabetes

June 14, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Every Filipino should be familiar with laing, that leafy, creamy, spicy delicacy from Bicol Region that burns the delighted palates of every discerning foodie. But did you know that laing may have a hand in helping prevent diabetes? That’s because of one of its ingredients – the taro or gabi leaf, also known as callaloo.

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Fiber Diet and Diabetes

April 3, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases manifested by prolonged increased glucose (blood sugar) in the blood either caused by decreased insulin production or the bloods resistance to insulin. Common symptoms of high blood sugar are frequent urination, increased hunger and increased thirst.

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Herbal Remedies for Neuropathy

March 24, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition wherein the peripheral nervous system is damaged. The nerves are responsible for transmitting information to and from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. This can result to loss of feeling or numbness, pain, and also the inability to control muscles. The most common sources of neuropathy involve injuries, infections, metabolic disorders and exposure to toxins. Diabetes is also one of the causes of neuropathy. Just like any other condition, the treatment for peripheral neuropathy varies depending on the severity and also on the cause. However, despite this, many people who experiences peripheral neuropathy are finding relief from using herbal remedies.

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Glucagon and Diabetes

February 25, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Individuals with diabetes have a lot to look out for when it comes to managing their blood sugar levels. We commonly hear about people who need insulin to lower glucose levels in their blood, which is a part of what diabetes is all about.

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Reactive Hypoglycemia Signs and Symptoms

January 21, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Reactive hypoglycemia is a state where in a person suffers from low blood sugar after a meal – usually around four hours after eating. Low blood sugar, or medically known as hypoglycemia usually happens while fasting. Signs and symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia may include hunger, weakness, shakiness, sleepiness, sweating, lightheadedness, anxiety and confusion.

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Aspartame Bad for Diabetics?

June 28, 2016 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Being a person with diabetes, you have to keep watching what you eat and drink, for you to keep the levels of your blood sugar in check. Not only that, because as part of diabetes management, you also have to maintain your weight. Now, in order to acquire both, you may look for products that are low in sugar, carbohydrates and calories. This sometimes means taking products that contain artificial sweeteners like aspartame. If you are worried about consuming aspartame, consult your doctor and find out if it can be included in your diet plan.

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Seafood for Diabetes

December 6, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Seafood is a great addition to your meal plan. Apart from being so delicious, seafood also has a lot of health benefits that surely both those who are trying to keep fit and healthy and those who have certain conditions can value. Like for those who have diabetes, fish is a great lean protein source, apart from the fact that it is low in fat and also contains certain vitamins and minerals that are essential for the body.

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Leg Cramps and Diabetes

September 6, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of health illnesses worldwide. Among the population of diabetes, 10% of the diagnosed patients have Type 1 Diabetes and 90% have Type 2 Diabetes. The uncontrolled level of glucose can lead to serious complications, and one of which is leg cramps. Leg cramps and diabetes are associated because of hyperglycemia. When there is an abnormal glucose level in the blood, the body reacts causing excessive urination leading to dehydration. When a person has a polyuria, vitamins and minerals such as potassium depleted, which also causes leg cramps. In addition, leg cramps also occur to diabetes person when there is a nerve damaged on the extremities, and this is referred as diabetic neuropathy. When both upper and lower extremities are affected (arms and legs), this is diagnosed as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The complication gets worst when the affected nerves are too damaged. It is either the person feels pain in the legs though there is no stimulation, or the nerves are too damaged that the person can no longer feel any pain.

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