Have you ever been told to stay away from “starches?” When you hear the words “starch and diabetes” mentioned what do you think of? Potatoes? Rice? Bread? Starch is one of those things that some people feel confident to can identify, but in general they have trouble defining or … [Read more...] about Why Starch is a Major Obstacle with Diabetes
It's never nice to talk about potential complications that can occur, but the reality is, it's best to be informed. Among the many complications that type 2 diabetes puts you at risk for are a range of eye problems and eye damage. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, … [Read more...] about Common Diabetic Eye Problems Explained
Before we dig into this discussion, let's just do a recap on fasting blood sugar levels - the numbers. The goal ranges do vary slightly depending on the recommending agency, but generally you'll see these ranges: Between 70-100 mg/dL or 4-5.6 mmol/l (optimal) 70-110 mg/dL … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Fasting Blood Sugar Levels
It's been suggested that walnuts are a heart healthy addition to any diet, including a diet for type 2 diabetes. And that's exactly what we're going to explore today. Known for their unique wrinkly brain-like appearance, walnuts have a wide range of health benefits from boosting … [Read more...] about Health Benefits Of Walnuts For Diabetes
First off, let me just say, if you're feeling overwhelmed and shouting out on the inside "someone, please help me," that's okay. You have a right to feel that way. Type 2 diabetes is VERY overwhelming and can be really frustrating as well. When it feels like your life revolves … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes Please Help Me: I’m overwhelmed why should I try?
People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to suffer oral health complications. In fact, your risk is increased 2-3 fold compared with the rest of the population. This makes it especially important for you to understand what the issues can be, along with dental care practices … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Dental Care: 8 Problems and 9 Preventative Solutions