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NOVEMBER NEWSFEED

Eye injection can help restore vision loss resulting from diabetes According to Miami Herald, for diabetic patient who were diagnosed early with diabetic retinopathy intravitreal  injection can be effective. In this procedure medicine is injected in patient’s eye, near the retina, which counteracts the damage to the blood vessels. Reference: Miami Herald Researchers use math […]

SEPTEMBER DIABETES NEWSFEED

Healthcare providers prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs  A new study shows the number of dispensed anti-diabetes prescriptions was 15 times the number of dispensed anti-obesity prescriptions. The antiobesity market share was: 74.0% phentermine, 18.6% new anti-obesity pharmacotherapies. Journal Reference: 24 (9): 1955 DOI: 10.1002/oby.21533 Diabetes linked to memory decline in older […]

JOURNEY TO A MIRACLE: FREEDOM FROM INSULIN

Is it possible that scientists have found a breakthrough method for treating diabetes? A new method that could free millions of Americans from the misery of insulin shots? Is it possible that scientists may have misdiagnosed a notable number of diabetic patients? The new award-winning documentary Journey To A Miracle: Freedom From Insulin tells a story about a newly discovered form […]

FOODUCATE APP: ANALYZE FOOD LABELS

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I use my cell phone to keep track of my credit cards, maintain my calendar, surf the the web and social media, save all my contact information, send and receive text messages and more, but I am not really an APP person. A friend of mine recently introduced me to an app called Fooducate. I find fooducate useful in […]

REVERSING TYPE 2 DIABETES STARTS WITH IGNORING THE GUIDELINES, SAYS DR. SARAH HALLBERG

Would it surprise you to find out that nearly 50% of adult Americans now have diabetes or pre-diabetes? That’s nearly 120 million adult Americans! Not shocking enough? It’s also been shown that nearly 16- to 25% of normal weight adults are insulin resistant, which leads to obesity and Type 2 diabetes. There is a question that you […]

CAN I GO TANNING WITH DIABETES?

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Summer is here. That means one thing; longer, sunnier days. It will be nice to lay on the porch or at the beach and suntan. However, I have recently discovered that certain symptoms of diabetes such as dehydration, hypoglycemia, and heat exhaustion may occur while suntanning. Diabetes and Tanning If you are undergoing treatment for lupus or diabetes, […]

AN UNCOMMON FRUIT BENEFICIAL FOR DIABETES

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Fruits have been known as a good source of fiber, antioxidants, and minerals, and for their role in preventing vitamin deficiencies. American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends a list of fruits for a diabetes-friendly diet. USDA’s MyPlate encourages making half your plate fruits and vegetables for healthy eating. There are several fruits that are recommended for diabetes. Here is […]

A NUTTY WAY TO PREVENT TYPE II DIABETES

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Almonds Can Help With Blood Glucose Control Our nutty way to prevent Type II diabetes involves Almonds. Almonds are nutritious and incredibly healthy; they are crunchy and delicious for a good snack, and most importantly require little to no preparation. In this article we are going to look at the unique nutritious content of Almonds […]

FROM DIABANEIN TO DIABETES

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Origins of Diabetes Apollonius of Memphis is thought to have first coined the name “diabetes,” meaning to go through or siphon. This is significant because of the disease’s ability to drain a patient of more urine than the fluid they consume. First Recordings of Diabetes Diabetes was first recorded in English, in the form diabete, in a […]

SHOULD SUGAR BE DISCONTINUED IN OUR DIET?

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There is a considerable amount of evidence that high levels of sugar are associated with premature aging, heart disease, obesity and even some cancers. Let’s of course not forget, sugar is the biggest culprit in diabetes. Many health experts are now calling for a significant reduction in recommended daily sugar intake, while others are asking […]