Category Archives: Diabetes Treatment

THE GREEN EFFECT: BENEFITS OF GREEN TEA FOR DIABETES

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Green tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, and not without cause. It has been mostly known for its antioxidants, but also for improving brain function, lowering risk of cancer, and burning fat.  But did you know it could also benefit diabetes?! Background: How I came to know green tea To be honest […]

DIABETES AND TECHNOLOGY: ARE THEY LINKED TO EACH OTHER?

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Who could deny that the steady advancement of technology has greatly influenced our lives? Technology has changed our way of living; affecting our social lives, work, and most importantly our health. It would seem that technology has served to improve our health, but controversy exists as to whether or not technology has improved or negatively impacted […]

SAY YES TO YOGA FOR BETTER DIABETES HEALTH

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Yoga is not just yoga; it’s a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline that entails various practices such as meditation, breath control and adoption of specific body postures that are aimed to promote good health and optimistic energy. Who could complain about positive energy and well being?! Yoga is an excellent practice for individuals battling diabetes, because it can […]

10 INDIAN HERBS THAT HELP LOWER YOUR BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

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Here is a list of 10 indian herbs widely known for helping control blood sugar levels, reduce resistance to insulin, and prevent diabetes-related complications. These herbs are: Curry Leaves (Murraya Koenigi) Commonly used as a seasoning agent in cooking, curry leaves are known to aid weight loss. Grind curry leaves with coconut and use it in a dip or add […]

ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION

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Daily injections of insulin is a daunting task for many individuals with type 1 diabetes. Most people with type 1 diabetes would like to undergo a pancreas transplant if given the opportunity. This surgical procedure involves placing a healthy pancreas from a deceased donor into a person with a malfunctioning pancreas. It is important to note […]

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY FOR TYPE II DIABETES

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Type II diabetes and obesity are often tied together making the control of diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol very difficult. In the past decade, some experts have recommended weight loss surgery procedures for obese patients who have a difficult time exercising or committing to life changes. Studies now show that weight loss surgery may […]

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MAY LEAD TO TYPE II DIABETES

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Historically diabetes has been faulted for causing high blood pressure. Now the opposite may be true as a new study shows “people with elevated blood pressure are almost 60% more likely to develop Type II diabetes,” says The Guardian. Study Provides strongest link between elevated blood pressure and diabetes In a new study scientists at Oxford […]

EASYTOUCH INSULIN SYRINGES NOW AVAILABLE AT DIABETIC OUTLET

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We are excited to announce that EasyTouch insulin syringes are now available at Diabetic Outlet Store. We carry a full line of EasyTouch insulin syringes at a variety of sizes and lengths. The addition of EasyTouch syringes provides us with the opportunity to provide our customers with a wider inventory of diabetic supplies. Easy Touch […]

HEAVY USE OF MARIJUANA MAY INCREASE RISK OF PRE-DIABETES

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Medical cannabis or marijuana refers to the use of cannabis or cannabinoids as medical therapy to treat disease or alleviate symptoms. The therapeutic uses of cannabinoids and its impacts on diabetes have been investigated following observed increases in appetite and body weight in a number of studies. The role of cannabis in appetite regulation has […]

THE SWEET SCENT OF GLUCOSE

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Cats often appear indifferent toward their owners. It’s almost as though they have their own agenda. The truth is, it’s not just an act of ignoring their human companions — they actually don’t care. One of our team members here at Diabetic Outlet, whom I am very suspicious of, believes “dogs are created to remind […]