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Diabetes and the Adrenal Glands

Diabetes Mellitus or simply diabetes is a medical condition caused by extremely high blood sugar in the body. The elevation of blood sugar in diabetics occurs either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or there…

Tips on How to Monitor Your Blood Glucose at Home

Is monitoring blood glucose levels at home something you are going to have to do for either yourself or a family member? Monitoring blood glucose levels at home is part of the diabetes treatment that is advocated…

Blood Sugar Diabetes – Health and Travel Trips

As a diabetic, your diabetes daily care routine is the most important item to you. Keeping blood sugar diabetes health levels are critical as is the size of your meals and the amount of carbs you take…

Causes and Effects of Diabetes

Simply speaking, diabetes is a condition affecting the way your body digests food and produces energy. In a normal functioning body sugar is digested and broken down to a basic sugar, called glucose. This glucose circulates through…

Diabetic Gastroparesis

Diabetes is a disorder caused by problems with the metabolism. While it is typically characterized with problems in blood sugar levels, it can cause other problems such as diabetic gastroparesis. This is a condition in which the…

Should People With Diabetes Avoid Potatoes

Myths about foods people with diabetes should eat or not eat are numerous. Potatoes are one of these foods that have gotten a very bad wrap, and because potatoes are known to be a "starchy" vegetable (and…

Questions Diabetics Ask in Winter

Winter is just around the corner so I thought I'll put up an excerpt from a conversation that I had which would be helpful to diabetics during winter time. Does climate in any way, direct or indirect,…

10 Healthiest Foods For Controlling Signs of Diabetes

It is a hard truth to know that you or someone you loved is suffering from diabetes. It is a moment that changes life. Keeping the level of blood sugar in control is must for keeping diabetes…

How Oatmeal Porridge Can Help Reduce Blood Sugar

As a Diabetic myself, I want to talk to you about the benefits of oatmeal porridge. Yuk you say...that's how I felt; now I love my daily dose of magic. For a diabetic there is probably no…