The Exam Room: Diabetes and the Prevention Pointers

Like many of you, my holiday were filled with family, friends and lots and lots of eating. Which is why this month I’m trying to get back to a healthier lifestyle. Sure, part of that is trying to maintain my supermodel physique, but it’s also to protect myself against developing problems like diabetes, which effects…

How your blood sugar affected by diabetes

your body uses glucose for energy glucose metabolism requires insulin a hormone produced by your pancreas here’s how normal glucose metabolism works and what happens when you have diabetes a disease where your body either can’t produce enough insulin or it can’t use insulin properly the food you eat consists of three basic nutrients carbohydrates…

#24.1 Diabetes (1 of 6)

Hi, I’m Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care, and today, I’m talking about diabetes. Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels. Our bodies break down most food into glucose and then use it to fuel our systems. In order for the glucose to get into our cells, it needs…

Type 2 Diabetes Research | Discovery to Recovery

Anybody just needs to pick up the newspaper to realize that diabetes is at monumnetal epidemic proportions, there’s a real opportunity to change how Type 2 is being treated so research hugely important. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes probably about a year ago. The scariest moment I had was I was experiencing a…