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Chocolate Balls

September 25, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

You can use the milk chocolate bars as a base for another chocolate snack – use the crumbs to make Chocolate balls.  An easy to whip up snack from leftover cake crumbs.  Let your kids have fun making it with you.

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Low Carbohydrate Diet: Myths and Fallacies

September 24, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 1

Today, the term low-carbohydrate diet is associated with the Atkins Diet, a popular weight-loss diet composed of high-fat, high-protein and low-carbohydrate foods. Some of these low-carbohydrate, high protein diets advocate the restriction of rice, bread, pastas, noodles, sugar, fruits and vegetables while emphasizing meat, chicken, milk, egg and cheese. » Continue Reading

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Look for Stroke Symptoms

September 22, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Doctors say ‘brain attack’ can be prevented, but only if people with risk factors for stroke take heed of the warning. The American Stroke Association lists the following primary tell-tale signs of stroke which occur suddenly and last for minutes, hours, or even days. » Continue Reading

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Understanding Brain Attack among Diabetics

September 21, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Vanessa is distressed about her father who recently experienced a mini stroke attack, his second in a span of three years.  Her family didn’t make a big fuss at first since it was just a minor stroke.  After seeing a physician a couple times after the attack, his father returned to his old unhealthy lifestyle despite having been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes the year before.  The succeeding mild stroke, however, alarmed Vanessa’s father and the whole family. » Continue Reading

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Modest Rise in Diabetes Linked to Too Much Fruit Juice

September 19, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

According to a study done by the Nurses’ Health Study, women should start eating green leafy vegetables and whole fruits and stay away from fruit juices if they want to stay diabetes-free. » Continue Reading

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Unnerving Truth About Diabetic Neuropathy

September 17, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Consider this as your daily fare – pins and needles piercing your toes or a hundred critters crawling under your skin or tiny blades dicing your soles or the sensation of treading barefoot on coal. Today it could be that irksome numbness on your fingers, tomorrow it could be an irrepressible burning pain in your feet. In no time, you turn into a nervous wreck. Literally. But sans the hysteria. » Continue Reading

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Vitamin B Complex for Diabetic Nerve Damage?

September 14, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Are B complex vitamins effective for remedies for diabetic nerve damage?

Nerve damage due to diabetes or diabetic polyneuropathy presents with different types and symptoms. It may be painful but often presents with numbness. This is common, occurring in as much as 50 percent of diabetics, and is usually associated with poor glucose control. Majority of patients are prescribed a regimen of Vitamin B complex preparations for long periods of time. » Continue Reading

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Ginkgo Prevents Memory Loss?

September 13, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Should Diabetics take Ginkgo to prevent memory loss?

There are no convincing studies, to date, that support the use of ginkgo in the diabetic population for the specific purpose of preventing memory loss. Ginkgo is a dietary supplement derived from the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, an ornamental tree. Ginkgo biloba is also known as gingko, gingkco, hill apricot, maiden hair tree, kew tree, oriental plum tree, silver apricot, silver fruit, and silver plume. » Continue Reading

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Causes of Diabetes

April 5, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high or low levels of sugar or glucose in the blood primarily due to absence or insufficient insulin produced by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose. The term diabetes mellitus was derived from an ancient Greek word diabainein which literarily means “siphon”. The term mellitus was added by Thomas Willis in 1675, to refer to the sweet urine of the patients as mel in latin means honey.

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Skin Disorders and Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

People with diabetes should be aware of the potentially serious skin problems related to the disease, which can be managed with early diagnosis and treatment. Diabetic skin disorders are primarily rooted to poor blood circulation and the inability of the skin to receive proper nutrition to fight off diseases and bacteria, to which it is most vulnerable because of its constant exposure to them.

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