Diabetes Management and Covid-19

Type 2 Diabetes – Eat What You Need Not What You Crave

If it were possible to suppress our appetite effectively, weight loss would never be a struggle. But our hunger exists for a good reason, so it is better to find a way to adapt and solve the challenge… “Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.” ~ Jim Rohn. So, make yourself better or more capable instead. The point, however, is not just about weight loss. It is also about managing Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes – A Fatty Liver Can Indicate Who Is at Risk for Developing Diabetes

Fatty liver unrelated to alcoholism raises the chance of the sufferer developing Type 2 diabetes. According to scientists at the University of Barcelona and various other research institutions in Spain, measuring the extent of fatty liver damage could be a new way of predicting who is at risk. Their discovery was announced in the online journal PLOS ONE in June 2018. The researchers used a measure called the Fatty Liver Index (FLI).

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise – The Best Way To Get Active When You Don’t Feel Like It

Exercise is good for you. As a person with Type 2 diabetes, you will find physical activity lowers your blood sugar and is… good for your heart, and improves the quality of your sleep and your energy level But if you are someone who usually relishes the thought of a good workout but then every now and again, has one of those days where the mere idea of exercise is unappealing, it is vital for you to find a way to deal with this issue. While one skipped workout here and there is not too big of a deal, if you are continually skipping sessions, it will not be long before your progress takes a nosedive. Luckily, there are ways past this. You can get active on those days when you would rather just quit and call it a day.

Type 2 Diabetes – Depression Anxiety, and the Risk of Developing Diabetes

According to the Journal of Affective Disorders, individuals suffering anxiety and depression are twice as likely as happy people to develop Type 2 diabetes. In May of 2018, the journal published an article from the Department of Psychiatry at the McGill University and the department of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. The researchers looked at 78,025 participants 30 to 75 years of age. They assessed the emotional state of all the participants at the start of the study and compared them with either those with Type 2 diabetes or raised hemoglobin A1c levels three years later.

Diabetic Emergencies

A diabetic treads a very delicate tight-rope as he tries to avoid both, a deficiency of insulin and an excess of it in the blood. Either of these eventualities could constitute a diabetic emergency. Let us discuss these critical extremes and look out for first-aid measures.

Type 2 Diabetes – How Much Do You Care About Your Health?

You already know there is much you can do to improve your health. But what about those issues that cause harm to your well-being? Are some of those issues coming to mind? Although, if you are asked to think of the worse things you could do, what would you say? There are easy answers, like smoking and excessive drinking. Arguably, however, if you were to assume the worst thing you could do is nothing at all, you would not be wrong.

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