Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Heart Healthy Diets

Is your relationship with food standing in the way of health and a healthy heart.  Hearts are muscles and need good nutrition to work well…not just OK but GREAT! When you are hungry, do you just open the refrigerator door and start pulling out food without any planning. If you are diabetic or your blood

When You, Relatives or Friends have Diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that is affecting more and more individuals in the US. It is highly possible that you know someone who has the disease.  Here are some pointers that you should be aware of to assist them in dealing with the disease. If you’re the main caregiver for someone with diabetes, you can do

DO’s and DON’T’s of controlling Diabetes.

When you are involved in the turmoil of having diabetes, DO spend time and effort at the following points. When prepping for a weight loss program, make sure that it is for the long term and not just a short term trial exercise. Track your current pattern when it comes to eating and drinking. Develop

Control Blood Glucose and You Control Diabetes

An estimated 39.7 mil people are living in the USA with diabetes and an estimated 50% of those with diabetes are undiagnosed. Are you one of those who has not been diagnosed with diabetes? How many of the current readers of this blog suffer from type 2 diabetes or at a bare minimum, your blood

Are You at High Risk for Diabetes?

Are you concerned about diabetes or excess weight? Generally these two health factors are related. Increase your weight and the risk of diabetes increases. Lower your weight and the risk of diabetes is decreased. Control your blood sugar along with your diet and exercise and the problem with excess weight gain goes away. Consuming excess

Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

So often we hear the word – Metabolic Syndrome.  What does it mean and what affect does it have on our health? It is identified by three of the following risk factors generally associated with obesity: A large waist line – over 40” for men, 35” for women High triglycerides – over 150 mg/dL Low