Health and Wellness

Sep 9, 2019

Diabetes and Your Microbiome

By |2019-09-09T11:35:03-04:00Updated: September 9th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Metabolic disorder trends including type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease have grown at alarming rates in the wealthiest countries. Over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. Type 2 diabetes remains prevalent as a precursor to cardiovascular disease and its complications. According to The World Health Organization, “Type 2 diabetes will be one of […]

Aug 19, 2019

Will a Cardiometabolic Specialty Become a Reality or Not?

By |2019-08-20T09:13:48-04:00Updated: August 19th, 2019|General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Diabetes continues to be a, “high over-all death burden” even in the year 2019. It is a serious, chronic disease, with 65% of deaths attributed to cardiovascular disease; there is an elevated risk for heart attacks, heart failure 2-5 times more, strokes and other related cardiac complications. The prevalence of obesity remains on the rise, with […]

Aug 5, 2019

Binge Eating, Bulimia and Anorexia with Diabetes

By |2019-08-22T10:36:52-04:00Updated: August 5th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

Recent research revealed eating disorders are likely to be more common among women with diabetes than those who do not have it. Diabetes and eating disorders both involve attention to body, control of food and weight management. Learn more about binge eating, bulimia and anorexia with diabetes and what you can do about these conditions.

Aug 1, 2019

Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Diabetes

By |2019-08-01T10:40:43-04:00Updated: August 1st, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Diabetes remains the leading cause of kidney failure in nearly half of the new cases diagnosed in the United States. Cardiovascular disease is always on the radar screen when you have diabetes, but discussion of kidney disease has limitation. According to the findings in The Journal of Diabetes, “Among adults with type 1 diabetes, those with […]

Jul 31, 2019

3 Holistic Ways to Deal with Diabetes

By |2019-07-31T10:18:50-04:00Updated: July 31st, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|1 Comment

Holistic ways to deal with diabetes refer to an overall approach to better control diabetes and its potential complications. While natural remedies and alternative medicine are not a substitute for traditional medications, they may complement your current diabetes self-management routine. Discover 3 holistic ways to deal with diabetes for better health.

Traditional Medication and Lifestyle Changes

The traditional […]

Jul 30, 2019

Diabulimia: A Type 1 Diabetes Eating Disorder

By |2019-08-01T09:03:38-04:00Updated: July 30th, 2019|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Type 1|0 Comments

Diabulimia is an eating disorder that continues to grow among adolescents, teens and young adults, who have type 1 diabetes. Diabulimia is when type 1 patients deliberately restrict their insulin to lose weight; the reduction or omission of insulin eventually causes out of control blood sugars and multiple diabetes complications. Renaming happened in 2008 to several […]

Jul 25, 2019

Being Ready for the Hurricane Season with Diabetes

By |2019-07-25T13:49:02-04:00Updated: July 25th, 2019|General Information|0 Comments

Hurricanes, also known as cyclones or typhoons in other parts of the world, is overwhelming, especially when you have diabetes; with diabetes, you have added challenges to consider during natural disasters. Hurricanes consist of heavy rains, swirling winds, storm surges, floodwaters and possible loss of power. It is crucial for you to have your diabetes supplies, […]

Jul 18, 2019

Type 2 Diabetes: Current Trends in Life Stages

By |2019-07-22T14:12:07-04:00Updated: July 18th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Fitness & Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes|0 Comments

It seems the efforts to stop our nation’s type 2 diabetes epidemic may be working. After a 20-year increase in prevalence and incidence of diagnosed diabetes in the US, the number of those living with type 2 diabetes has stabilized. Even though, the incidence has decreased only in the Caucasian population. This equates to a, “35% […]

Jun 19, 2019

Why Anger and Stewing Can Mess With Diabetes

By |2019-06-19T15:27:26-04:00Updated: June 19th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

It seems diabetes and anger may go hand-in-hand. Dealing with diabetes can make people feel angry and anger may result in blood sugar elevations. “Anger and frustration foster risk taking by impacting self-regulation and can make things even worse.” Discover why anger and stewing can mess with your diabetes.

Why is Anger Related to Diabetes?

From the initial […]