What Can We Do About the Diabetes Heart Health Connection?

DR. RODGERS: Women with diabetes can lower their chances of heart attack or stroke by managing their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol, and not smoking. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Barbra Streisand, legendary director, singer, actress, producer and co-founder of the…

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus occurs when the body doesn’t produce adequate amounts of insulin or becomes less responsive to insulin. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas with many functions, but its main purpose is to tell cells to take up glucose from the bloodstream. Glucose is the main energy source for the body’s cells and…

type 2 diabetes symptoms

type two diabetes symptoms diabetes warning signs type two diabetes symptoms worth knowing any of the following warning signs could be one of the type 2 diabetes symptoms you could experience one or more of the following diabetes signs or symptoms or you may not experience any early symptoms at all a great number of…

#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…

Heart Disease and Diabetes

On-screen: Heart Disease and Diabetes On-screen: Heart disease is the number one killer of people with diabetes. On-screen: Were you aware of that? JIM: I did not know that heart disease was the number one killer of people with diabetes; I knew there was a connection. MICHAEL: Diabetes is a major cause of heart disease….