Protein is a much needed nutrient that makes up the structure of your entire body. But when it comes to type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering if you need to alter your protein intake. The short answer is, in most cases, no: just include a good quality protein source at every … [Read more...] about Protein Intake and Diabetes
Nobody likes getting sick. Cos' let's face it, there are few things more miserable than being confined to a bed or couch struggling to breathe and carry out daily activities. And unfortunately, diabetes increases risk of illness of many kinds, including the flu.The reason … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Flu: Does illness influence blood sugar levels?
We get lots of questions about type 2 diabetes medication, and rightly so, it can all be overwhelming and confusing. And sometimes it just isn't easy to find the answers you're looking for. Really, the best person to talk to about your medications is your physician. But we've … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Type 2 Diabetes Medication
Hemoglobin A1c levels, sometimes referred to as A1c or HbA1c, is an often confusing topic for many. And that's exactly why we're going to cover a bunch of questions in the discussion below. If you have questions of your own, please leave them at the bottom and join the … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Hemoglobin A1c Levels
Kidney failure is a real risk in type 2 diabetes, which is why it's better to be informed about how the condition develops and it's consequences - some of which can be life-threatening. It does pay to take action in controlling your blood sugar levels and look after your … [Read more...] about How Does Diabetes Cause Kidney Failure?
When it comes to diet and food and managing your type 2 diabetes, you're probably like most of our members and subscribers - you have LOTS of questions. So today's discussion is all about answering some of the questions we've received. If you have your own questions, please … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Type 2 Diabetes Diet and Food Q&A