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Diabetes Posted on 02 Nov, 2018
A person can use their body mass index (BMI) to determine whether they have a healthful weight. But, BMI does not take certain factors into account, such as the proportion of fat to muscle. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
In addition to medication, the diet plays an essential role in diabetes management. Certain foods can help stabilize insulin and blood sugar levels, while others can cause these levels to spike. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
A new meta-analysis concludes that switching to a plant-based diet could significantly improve the psychological and physical symptoms of diabetes.
Diabetes Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
People with diabetes can use low-calorie sweeteners to replace sugar in their food and drinks. There are different types of sweetener to choose from, each of which has pros and cons. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 25 Oct, 2018
Potatoes are a starchy vegetable that can raise blood sugar levels. However, people with diabetes can still enjoy potatoes as part of a healthful diet. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 22 Oct, 2018
Doctors prescribe metformin to treat people with type 2 diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In rare cases, metformin may cause hair loss. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 19 Oct, 2018
It is common for people with diabetes to experience fatigue. Causes can include high blood sugar levels, depression, being overweight, and other related health conditions. Controlling blood sugar levels and lifestyle changes can help a person reduce fatigue. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 18 Oct, 2018
People with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin to stay healthy. Doctors sometimes also prescribe insulin for people with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes. However, insulin therapy can sometimes cause side effects. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 18 Oct, 2018
Stevia is a sugar substitute that is about 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Stevia is very low in calories, and there is growing interest in whether this sweetener can help people with diabetes use their diet to control their blood sugar levels. Learn more here.
Diabetes Posted on 16 Oct, 2018
New research challenges existing beliefs on the origins of diabetes, suggesting that overall fat tissue may be to blame, rather than the liver or pancreas.