According to the CDC, over 50% of American adults continue to take vitamins and supplements, even though multiple studies suggest they are often “unnecessary or harmful”. A study by The Atlantic, published in 2013, showed that supplements “may shorten your life span”. Women tend to purchase and take supplements more than men. The studies keep changing, […]
When people feel under the weather, reaching for over-the-counter remedies seems to be a simple solution. OTC remedies are considered medications that may cause contraindications, especially for those with diabetes and other related health conditions such as heart disease. Discover more about choosing the right over-the-counter remedies when you have diabetes.
Vitamins are classified as either fat or water soluble based on how they act in your body. Some vitamins are dissolved in fat while others are dissolved in water. Discover 2 fat and 2 water soluble vitamins that are beneficial for people with diabetes.
With so many vitamins and supplements on the market, how can you know which ones will be most beneficial to diabetics? While it is always wise to consult with your doctor or nutritionist, it is also a good idea to read labels carefully and to research health claims of various products.
Some vitamins and supplements that may […]