Eating Out with Diabetes over Holidays

May 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

T’is the season to be jolly”…despite diabetes. Holidays bring family and friends together, and food is always one of the centers of the celebration. Enjoying holiday food is for everybody, including persons with diabetes. First things first, remember these principles:

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How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

May 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Question: How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

ANSWER:
Hoist up the HDL! Incredibly easy ways to help increase your army of good cholesterol

As in virtually every story ever told, an age-old tale of good vs. evil rages in our blood cholesterol. The bad cholesterol is what is known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL). These clog up the arteries and can lead to a heart attack or stroke.But not all is lost. Keeping these bad boys in check is the good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein (HDL), which is believed to remove excess LDL from arterial plaque, slowing its buildup. Thus, increasing your HDL levels (to at least greater than 40 mg/dL but preferably greater than 60 mg/dL) will help lower your risk of heart disease and lead to a longer, richer life.

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Crazy about Krav Maga

May 5, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Crazy about Krav Maga

In a society where danger lurks at every corner, knowing self-defense could mean the difference between life and death. Here’s the lowdown on Krav Maga, a self-defense method that has taken the country by storm for its practical approach to protection.

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Diabetes Education for Pregnant Women

May 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Pregnancy and diabetes pose unique challenges. Educating pregnant women with diabetes is an extraordinary opportunity to impact two lives at one time. As a diabetes educator, you will have the chance to meet and take care of all kinds of inspirational women, in all stages of pregnancy and all degrees of “paranoia.” You will need to empathize with these women, especially those going through a pregnancy for the first time.

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Higher Education Linked with Diabetes

May 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Recent studies reveal that people who pursue higher education are at a greater risk of developing a rare form of diabetes associated with autoimmunity.

The research showed that after testing 56,000 adults in Norway, those who went to college proved to be twice as likely to develop autoimmune diabetes, an adult form of diabetes very similar to type 1 diabetes.

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Prostate Cancer Drugs Raise Diabetes Risk

May 2, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists – a class of drugs used to treat advanced prostate cancer-can increase patients’ risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

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The Alternative Way

May 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

With the onset of early childhood and adult obesity and other factors, the threat of booming numbers of people with diabetes mellitus continues to grow. The use of conventional treatments such as insulin, general prescription drugs and other medical therapies continues to prevail; however more and more people seek alternative and complementary therapies to further enhance their present health conditions. This article explains the existing available therapies that are fast gaining popularity.

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Aerobic, Resistance Training for Type 2 Diabetes

April 30, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

Adults with type 2 diabetes who participate in aerobic exercise can experience improvements in HbA1c levels, body composition, and overall fitness.

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Child’s Waist Equals Risk of Diabetes

April 29, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A child’s waist circumference may be the best predictor of the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life, according to a study of 2,188 Australians who were followed for an average 20 years from childhood.

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Snoring an Indicator of Diabetes

April 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Snoring may be more than just a sign of tiredness: a recent study from Yale University showed that people who snore heavily had a 50% greater chance of developing diabetes, compare to those who sleep silently.

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