Author: ADW Diabetes

Mislabeled Snack Foods – Are They Real?

There is a wide variety of mislabeled snack foods that are not really what they claim to be. It is essential for people with diabetes to read beyond the marketing hype and get the facts that are often found in small print on labels. Discover the advertising words used to mislead buyers into thinking certain snack foods are healthier choices. Get the Facts Often terms such as low-fat and natural are printed boldly across labels on snack foods. Many of these descriptive terms are not formally defined by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That means they...

Read More

Heart Disease, Stroke & Diabetes

The risk of heart disease and stroke are nearly twice as high in people with diabetes. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in people who have type 2 diabetes. Discover the link between heart disease, stroke, and diabetes as well as ways to avoid cardiovascular problems. Serious Risk of Heart Disease for People with Diabetes Heart disease is most common in people with type 2 diabetes. The Framingham Study initiated years ago was part of the research that proved people with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease than those who do not have diabetes. Other...

Read More

Allergies & Diabetes

From fall leaves to spring pollen, allergies can strike during any season. People might be allergic to dust, pollen, animals, certain foods and other common environmental elements. Because people with diabetes are particularly vulnerable to allergies, it is essential to discover how to minimize the symptoms. Allergies and Diabetes are both Autoimmune Disorders The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reports approximately 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. Allergies are an autoimmune disorder as is type 1 diabetes. Many people with type 1 or 2 diabetes may also have allergies. The body’s natural response to allergens is to...

Read More

Diabetes and The Cancer Connection

Recent studies are revealing a possible connection between diabetes and cancer. People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing certain health conditions and cancer could be one of them. Also, people who have cancer may have an increased risk of diabetes in their future. Find out more about the diabetes and cancer connection and what you can do about it. Diabetes and an Increased Risk of Cancer A recent study published in the Journal of Diabetes Care revealed a connection between diabetes and an increased risk of developing cancer. The cancer and diabetes connection seems to revolve around...

Read More

How to Cope with Diabetes and Driving

Having a driver’s license is a significant responsibility because it impacts your safety and the safety of other drivers around you. Each state has specific laws about driving and diabetes. Find out why risks could be higher for drivers with diabetes and what you can do to maintain your driving privileges. Basics about Driving and Diabetes Most people need to drive to accomplish certain things in a day such as getting to work, school, medical appointments, shopping for food and other important things. There are certain organizations dedicated to representing all people with diabetes that state “laws make it...

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest