Glucosamine and Diabetes

Glucosamine and Diabetes

Last updated on November 2nd, 2016Glucosamine is a type of simple sugar but, unlike glucose and other simple sugars, it doesn’t seem to affect insulin sensitivity or blood glucose levels to the same degree as glucose does.  There has been some research to indicate that glucosamine worsened insulin resistance, resulting in an increase in blood […]

Diabetes Nutrition Guidelines

Diabetes Nutrition Guidelines

Last updated on August 12th, 2016In October of 2013, the American Diabetes Association made recommendations as the diabetes nutritional guidelines to be practiced by type 1 and type 2 diabetics.  According to the ADA, nutrition therapy should be a part of the management of every patient with diabetes.  There is no set eating pattern that […]

How to Reverse Prediabetes

How to Reverse Prediabetes

Last updated on August 12th, 2016The statistics are staggering.  About a third of all Americans (79 million) have a condition known as prediabetes, in which the blood sugar values are above the normal range but don’t rise to the level of full-blown type 2 diabetes.  Many prediabetics don’t know they have the disease and go […]

Symptoms of High Triglycerides

Symptoms of High Triglycerides

Last updated on June 16th, 2016As if having type 2 diabetes was not enough, many people with diabetes also have elevated levels of triglycerides, which increase the risk for heart disease, especially if you have both conditions at the same time.  Diabetics have a metabolic condition that affects many bodily symptoms, causing kidney damage, heart […]

Diabetes and Blindness

Diabetes and Blindness

Last updated on June 16th, 2016Diabetes is linked to blindness because of a number of eye diseases that are directly related to having diabetes and especially to having diabetes that isn’t under the best of control.  Diabetes can cause damage to most of the parts of the eye, including the optic nerve, lens, macula, and […]

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