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% […]
Walking into the stores you see enormous chocolate bunnies, marshmallow /caramel filled Easter eggs (or chicks), sugar laden Easter peeps in yellow, green and pink along with a wide assortment of colored jelly beans or gummy bunnies all in preparation for the Easter Holiday.
The glycemic index (GI) is a system to help people with diabetes determine some of the right foods to eat. It calculates the effect of carbohydrates on the body and how long the food will supply sugar to the bloodstream. One goal […]
People with diabetes need to control their blood sugar. Using a diabetes glucose kit is a way to measure your blood sugar and make changes as needed. Find out how to choose a glucose meter for better diabetes management.
What is a Blood Glucose Meter?
Blood glucose meters are used to measure and display the […]
A diagnosis of pre diabetes can be a serious situation when a patient realizes they are at a higher risk for developing diabetes type 2. Fortunately, this condition can be treated and even reversed. Discover some simple lifestyle changes you can make to prevent developing pre diabetes.
You are not alone if you have recently been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in every 3 adults in the United States has pre-diabetes. Learn why you should pounce on pre-diabetes to help prevent a future diagnosis of diabetes.
For generations, people have been saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Prevention may still be the answer when it comes to pre-diabetes and diabetes type 2. Discover powerful ways to control and possibly prevent pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
According to the National Institutes of Health, the rate of pre-diabetes has climbed to 86 million Americans over the age of 20 in 2012. 51% of those people are over the age of 65. Just two years […]
According to the American Diabetes Association, a great number of people with pre-diabetes become diabetic within 10 years after the initial pre-diabetes diagnosis. Here are some pre-diabetes facts and recommendations to lower your risk, or the risk of loved ones, of developing diabetes.