Diabetes – Type-2 Diabetes and a Low-Fat Diet

Well, type 1 diabetes is a virtual whack of insulin. Because the pancreas has been injured, the beta cells just are not putting out insulin, and these folks are going to have to be very modest in the sugar loads that they consume, and they�re going to have to be taking some type of exogenous…

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Diabetes & the Food Pyramid

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. This segment I’m going to talk about the food guide pyramid and the dietary guidelines. There are a few different kinds of methods in controlling your diabetes with diet and this one I’m going to talk about the food guide pyramid. If you…

Diabetes and cholesterol

When you have diabetes having too much glucose also called sugar in your blood can make it harder for blood to flow around your body. And having high cholesterol or blood fats can make things even worse So let’s take a look at how high blood sugars and high cholesterol can cause problems in people…

Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

“Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes?” We’ve known that being overweight and obese are important risk factors for type 2 diabetes, but until recently not much attention has been paid to the role of specific foods. This 2013 meta-analysis of all the cohorts looking at meat and diabetes found significantly higher risk associated…

Sniffiing out the cause of high blood pressure

High blood pressure is S-E-R-I-O-U-S. If you’ve got it, you need to work at bringing it down, to avoid blowing a gasket, either in your head or your heart. Treatments to protect against cardiovascular disease, usually focus on minimizing the build up of cholesterol in the pipes and then making the pipes more pliable and…