diabetes

  • What is drug induced diabetes?

    Abstract Epidemiological studies and case reports have demonstrated an increased rate of development of diabetes mellitus consequent to taking diverse types of medication. This review explores this evidence linking these medications and development of diabetes and presents postulated mechanisms by which the medications might cause diabetes. Some medications are associated with a reduction in insulin production, some with reduction in insulin sens ...

    diabetes May 31, 2019
  • diabetes and fruit intake

    People with type 2 diabetes know that they need to pay attention to their carbohydrate intake. Of the three main macronutrients in food — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — it's the carbohydrates that directly affect blood sugar levels, and this includes the carbohydrates in fruit. But a study published in August 2013 in the British Medical Journal looked at the association between fruit and type 2 diabetes and found that fruit can still be a ...

    diabetes Apr 18, 2018
  • Can liver disease be caused by diabetes?

    What Every Diabetic Should Know About Liver Disease Did you know that diabetics are 50% more likely to develop liver disease? Particularly fatty liver disease. Fatty liver disease is incredibly common in overweight people; nearly everyone with excess weight on their abdomen has some degree of fatty liver. Type 2 diabetics are prone to carrying excess weight on their abdomen, but even slim diabetics often have a fatty liver. It is well known that ...

    diabetes Apr 24, 2018
  • diabetes prevention infographic

    The Campaign Together We Can Prevent Diabetes is a locally developed campaign designed to raise awareness among Santa Clara County residents that preventing diabetes is possible and is “in our hands” through healthy choices like eating more fruits and vegetables, and doing light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or yoga. While individual behavior change is necessary to prevent diabetes, this positive, community-wide campaign also ...

    diabetes May 31, 2019
  • can type 2 diabetics eat donuts

    I've been looking through these forums for almost a year now. I can't express how much I have enjoyed/learned reading other people's experience with diabetes. Today I decided to become a member so I can "like" people's comments. Actually, I hopped on the forums to remind myself that a donut was a really bad idea! I haven't eaten a donut forever and I STILL crave them! Diagnosed "insulin resistant" in 2008, currently being monitored for T2 I cont ...

    diabetes Apr 5, 2018
  • celery and type 1 diabetes

    Juicing can be a good way to get in some extra fruits and vegetables. But youll miss out on important nutrients, and for people with diabetes, the health trend may have other drawbacks. Sign Up for Our Living with Diabetes Newsletter Thanks for signing up! You might also like these other newsletters: Sign up for more FREE Everyday Health newsletters . Not all juices are created equal, and using vegetables, like celery, kale, broccoli, and cucumb ...

    diabetes Apr 19, 2018
  • protein powder for diabetics type 1

    We take a look at 14 foods that may help you maintain blood sugar levels. Craig Idlebrook contributed to this article. Every adult with Type 1 knows, at least basically, how to count carbs and estimate the amount of insulin needed to cover those carbs. Fewer know how to seek out the foods that may help in maintaining good blood glucose levels. We’ve done some research to compile some food news for people with Type 1 diabetes. One word of cautio ...

    diabetes Apr 22, 2018
  • what does a low hemoglobin a1c mean

    So, you test your meter for accuracy and everything looks good. You take your average BG and convert it to A1C using a table, calculator, or equation you find online. Then, you get your blood work done and learn that your actual A1C is… Not even close! What’s the deal? As it turns out, the relationship between average BG and A1C isn’t as clear as most of us think. After doing some research, I came across a couple reasons why someone’s act ...

    diabetes Jan 5, 2018
  • What fruit is good for diabetics?

    How to choose food If you have diabetes, watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. "The basic goal of nutrition for people with diabetes is to avoid blood sugar spikes," says Gerald Bernstein, M.D., director of the diabetes management program at Friedman Diabetes Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Candy and soda can be dangerous for diabetics because the body absorbs these simple sugars ...

    diabetes Apr 24, 2018

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