Role of Exercise in Diabetes Management- Lesson 8

Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Four Diseases That Can Be Caused By A Vitamin D Deficiency

According to a review article written by Michael Holick, MD, Ph.D., and published in the New England Journal of Medicine in July 2007 a deficiency of vitamin D leaves children and adults at risk for numerous diseases and disorders. If you are someone who is not paying close attention to your vitamin D intake, perhaps it is time you gave some thought to supplementation. It is true the sun can help your body to activate vitamin D but as we age our body loses its ability to convert sunlight into the active form of vitamin D.

Type 2 Diabetes – When Trying Something New For Your Health, Do It For a Month

Of all the things that predict success in dealing with Type 2 diabetes, losing excess weight is among the most important. The biggest danger to trying something new is not that it might not work: instead, it is you will not give enough time to find out for sure. Many ideas when applied will pay off, and some will not. But how are you to know if you are not consistent in your execution? Don’t be guilty of expecting too much too quickly. Often you must wait to see a difference.

Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – What Can Blood Test Results Tell You?

As you get older, you will find your doctor routinely sending you to have blood test assessments to check your blood sugar, HDL and LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides levels as part of the “growing older” process. These are tests everyone will have to take care of at one time or another. As you get the results of these tests, it is essential you know there are certain things your doctor is not telling you when you have them. Being aware of this can help give you a better picture of your overall health.

How to Eat On-The-Go

Is it possible to follow the Beating Diabetes diet when you are so rushed that you don’t have time to eat breakfast at home while lunch and dinner are ingested in a local eatery? Here are a few suggestions for staying on diet.

Type 2 Diabetes – Add Whole Grains To Your Diet Plan

There is a plethora of nutritional advice or information available in magazines, on the web, and anywhere you can spot advertising. On your way to work alone, you may pass by a billboard advertising a supplement, a nutritional service, or a product related to eating. How often are you presented with a suggestion of this kind? Perhaps more than you think.Truthfully, most advice is not helpful, as it is not relevant to you. Your situation is unique. As much as some general advice applies, you probably need a particular kind to make a difference in your life.

Type 2 Diabetes – Does A Family History of Diabetes Raise the Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Anyone diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is considered to be at risk for developing colorectal cancer. According to scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital and several other research institutions in the United States and Norway, a family history of Type 2 diabetes also puts individuals at risk for this type of cancer. In July of 2018, the journal Cancer Prevention Research (Philadelphia) reported on a study of 101,323 women, and 48,542 men without cancer or inflammatory bowel disease (a risk factor for cancer) when first enrolled in the study.

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