People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests. Find how how you can get your daily dose right here.
Diabetes is a disease that can affect nearly every organ in your body if left unchecked. Find out how you could be affected and what you can do to stay in control.
<strong>Type 2 Diabetes</strong> is one of the fastest growing medical conditions in our country today, but is it manageable and maybe even reversable?
A drink or two may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.
If you have diabetes or know someone who has diabetes, you know how important it is to be able to manage it and live a healthy life. Here are some ways to control diabetes for life!
Certain foods are packed with nutrients that stabilize blood sugar levels, protect your heart, and even save your vision from the damaging effects of diabetes. These 12 foods can give you an extra edge against diabetes and its complications.
People with diabetes are 25 times more likely to go blind, than someone without the disease. The United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study found that people with type 2 who maintained "tight" blood pressure control—averaging 144/82—reduced their risk of vision loss by 47% and cut their risk for progression of diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in adults, by 34%.
According to the International Obesity Task Force estimates in 2002 60% of diabetes cases were due to weight gain, and in western nations the percentage climbs into the 90% range. See why losing belly fat can reduce your risk here.
Sugar free peanut butter is a great option for diabetic recipes. Check out this recipe to turn an everyday sandwich into a dessert.
For the longest time diabetes testing was done through urine samples. Urine tests can pick up diabetes, but it usually has to be very advanced to be detected through this method. There are 5 blood tests that can give you a close to accurate diagnosis.
By the year 2034 about 44.1 million people will have diabetes, up from 23.7 million people today. At the same time, the cost of treating people with diabetes will triple.
Researchers have found that people who eat five or more servings per week of white rice were 17 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who eat less than one serving of white rice per month.