Type 1 Diabetes And Brain Fog

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Can Diabetes Lead To Memory Loss?

In 2012, 9.3 percent of people in the United States had diabetes. That means that about 29.1 million Americans had diabetes in 2012. This number is growing. Every year, doctors diagnose an estimated 1.4 million new cases in the United States. Diabetes is a disease that involves having higher-than-normal blood glucose levels. This is known as hyperglycemia. Hyperglycemia occurs when your body can’t produce or respond to insulin. Your pancreas produces the hormone insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. Because of the reduced insulin production or resistance to the hormone, blood sugar levels tend to be high. Type 1 diabetes This is also known as juvenile diabetes. An autoimmune process may cause type 1 diabetes. If you have type 1 diabetes, your body’s antibodies attack the insulin-producing cells in your pancreas. You need insulin to help glucose molecules enter the cells. Once glucose enters the cells, your body can use it to create energy. People with type 1 diabetes don’t produce adequate amounts of insulin. This leads to higher than normal levels of blood sugar. Insulin injections are a necessary part of life for people living with type 1 diabetes. As of 2012, approximate Continue reading >>

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  1. Selim Melen

    Meaning of Sunflower Seed Oil for diabetes ??

    Hello friends,
    Everybody says that OLIVE OIL is much better than any aother oil for diabetes.
    We know that UNSATURATED OIL like olive oil, is better than SATURATED OIL like butter.
    But what about the OLIVE OIL and SUNFLOWER OIL comparison.
    Can we still say thay OLIVE OIL is much better that SUNFLOWER OIL always or does it depend on some conditions like cooking styye ??
    In other words, What is the exact meaning of SUNFLOWER OIL for diabetes ??

  2. Totto

    Olive oil is good.
    Sunflower oil is bad, not only for diabetics.

  3. Brunneria

    I don't agree that unsaturated fat is better than saturated.
    But I do think that it is very important to eat the correct balance of omega 3, 6 and 9, and that certain fats and oils have beneficial qualities.
    I mainly cook with coconut oil, butter and olive oil. And I have double cream in... er... generous quantities I've recently had rapeseed oil recommended to me, and will be getting some of that.
    I supplement with flax seed oil and krill oil.
    No part of those choices are affected by saturated v unsaturated.

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