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3 Tips for Lowering Your Blood Sugar by Reducing Stress

Stress and diabetes - they often hit you together. Living with diabetes is stressful by itself. And stress can raise your blood glucose levels by causing your body to put out stress hormones and transmitters like cortisol,…

Vitamin D – Your Diabetes Defense

Over 70 million Americans are affected by insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes. The death toll is climbing at a frightening rate. Diabetes is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. If you have heart disease and…

Diabetes Hand Syndrome

People who have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes are often concerned with the possibility of developing diabetic neuropathy of their feet and legs. But few seldom think about the likelihood of a condition…

Light Brightness Affects Blood Sugar and Fat Levels

According to the Journal of Biological Rhythms, April 2017, the amount of light we see in the morning can affect our blood sugar and fat levels. Scientists at the University of Amsterdam and several other research institutions…

Diabetic Neuropathy and Nutritional Supplements

If you have insulin dependent diabetes, you know you need to take insulin to keep your blood sugar under control. You've probably also been told to exercise. And you've definitely been told to watch your diet -…

Vitamins and Minerals That Diabetics Need!

Consuming a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and lean meat are the optimal approach to maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. But sometimes Type 2 diabetics do not get the recommended daily allowance of what they need. Whether…

Vitamin D and Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, a complication of Type 2 diabetes, is the term used for a broad range of problems that can come from diabetes-related nerve damage. The most common form is "peripheral neuropathy". The symptoms usually affect the…

What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels and High Blood Sugar Symptoms?

Difficulty in maintaining normal blood glucose/sugar levels is a persistent problem among pre-diabetics (people showing some initial symptoms of diabetes) and diabetics. This is especially true among patients who have not been informed about the nature of…

The Best Exercises For Boosting Insulin Sensitivity

To help combat Type 2 diabetes, one of the top things you want to be doing is looking to improve your insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity refers to how well your body responds to the carbohydrates you consume.…