Thursday, 24 December 2015

14 CATEGORIES OF PEOPLE THAT SHOULD TEST FOR DIABETES

Everybody should be tested for
prediabetes and diabetes
regardless of your age, gender or
status. Prediabetes is a very
dangerous condition because it
can be in the body for a long
time without manifestation.
Though, few individuals may
show symptoms of diabetes, for
instance, weakness or increase
pee, many people's with high
glucose level will have no
outward signs by any stretch of
the imagination.
This implies that everybody
should be tested for prediabetes.
Anybody that falls under the
following categories should be
tested for diabetes. It is quite
advisable to go for diabetes and
prediabetes screening if you fall
under the following categories.
14 CATEGORIES OF PEOPLE THAT
SHOULD TEST FOR DIABETES
1. Any grown-up age 45 or more
ought to be tested

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Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Is Fruits Good For Diabetes

Fruits are good for everybody. Diabetics and non-diabetics can benefit themselves from the numerous health benefits of fruits.

The advice is that you should be testing your blood sugar against the safest fruits for diabetes. What you can do is to test or measure your sugar level with meter after you consume fruits to know which one is good for your diabetes condition.

What that means is that a kind of fruit that is good for one diabetes patient may spike the sugar level in others. However, fruits with low sugar or with bitter taste might be good for diabetes. Fruits that can usually spike blood sugar are those with sugary taste. Therefore, it is better for individuals to test their blood sugar against such fruits.

BOTTOM LINE
Fruits are good for diabetes. However, diabetes patients are advised to test or measure their blood sugar after they consume fruits especially the sugary ones to know how they affect their blood sugar.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Symptom of Diabetes: Gastroparesis

Stomach trouble is one of the symptoms of persistent high blood sugar
or diabetes. I have written in my previous article that one of the
symptoms of persistent and uncontrolled high blood sugar is nerve
damage, a condition known as neuropathy. Therefore, diabetes or high
blood sugar can also damages the nerve that helps stomach to empty
and transport food smoothly through the digestive tract.

This inability of the stomach to empty food quickly enough as a result
of persistent high blood sugar can lead to many diabetes
complications. This inability of the stomach to process and empty food
swiftly is a condition known as gastroparesis.

3 SYMPTOMS OF GASTROPARESIS

1. This could cause unpleasant abdominal
problems like diarrhea,
constipation, or incontinence.

2. It may also lead to difficulty in eating or swallowing.

3. Gastroparesis can make it uneasy to control your high blood sugar
or diabetes.

BOTTOM LINE

One of the consequences of uncontrolled diabetes is poor digestive
system as a result of nerve damage. Try to control your blood sugar as
much as you can to prevent, control, manage and reverse gastroparesis.

Monday, 21 December 2015

Symptoms of High Blood Sugar : Numbness or Tingling

It is compulsory for every diabetes people to know the various
symptoms of the aftereffects of high blood sugar. Knowing this will
help patients to quickly respond to the complications of high blood
sugar.

One of the consequences of consistent, persistent and uncontrolled
high blood sugar or diabetes is nerve damage (called peripheral
NEUROPATHY). It is typically a sign
of chronically elevated blood sugars.


WAYS TO CONTROL NEUROPATHY
Adhering strictly to diabetes medications and diets are some of the
ways to prevent and control neuropathy.

Exercise is another effective way to prevent or control neuropathy in
relation to diabetes or high blood sugar. Exercise such as walking for
like 30 minutes or engaging in other household activities that will
make you active and sweat or make your heart beat faster everyday will
help you to control your high blood sugar and nerve damage.

Make sure you are taking care of your foot regularly if you are neuropathy.

SYMPTOMS OF DIABETES NEUROPATHY

1. Patients with diabetes neuropathy may not
realize they have been injured
from a cut

2. Neuropathy diabetes may not realize that a wound is becoming infected.

3. Neuropathy may make diabetes patients to be oversensitive to pain as they
might experience severe and
constant pain from otherwise
painless stimulation.


4. Nerve damage as a result of diabetes will results in numbness or
tingling in your hands and feet, as well as the inability to feel pain
or
temperature changes.


BOTTOM LINE

Persistent and uncontrolled high blood sugar can cause diabetes
neuropathy or nerve damage. This symptoms should prompt diabetics to
quickly plan how to bring their blood sugar down to the normal level
through medications, diets, exercise and other lifestyle changes.

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure and Sugar : Swelling of Hands and Feets

Ability to read signs about the level of your blood sugar is vital to
overall health and vitality. High blood pressure and diabetes are
twins. Most diabetes patients are also suffering from high blood
pressure while consistent and uncontrolled high blood pressure could
lead to diabetes.



Persistent high blood pressure together with diabetes, can damage the
kidneys' ability to filter wastes
and fluid in the long run. Therefore, your
hands and feet may swell as water
builds up in your body. This is a
warning sign that you your condition is affecting your
kidney.

Therefore, it is advisable to be using your high blood pressure and
diabetes medications regularly as prescribed by the doctor. If your
hands and feet swell as a consequence of diabetes and high blood
pressure, you can still reverse the condition by making changes in
your diets and lifestyle.

You can still preserve
the kidney function by
taking your diabetes and blood
pressure medicines as
prescribed. Following the recommended diabetes diets may also help to
keep your blood sugar under
control.

BOTTOM LINE

One of the symptoms to show that your diabetes and high blood pressure
is killing your kidney is swelling of hands and feets. In the first
place try to avoid this by using your high blood pressure and diabetes
drugs regularly. And you could reverse the condition by working with
your doctor on your condition. Find out and eat foods that could keep
your blood pressure and blood sugar balanced. Other lifestyle changes
could help. Exercise is one of the ways to keep your blood pressure
and sugar balanced.

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar : Feeling Dizzy or Shaky

Every diabetes patients should learn how to know whether their blood
sugar is low or high. In my two previous articles, i wrote about how
to know that your blood sugar is high through excessive
thirty/frequent urination and Feeling of fatique/tiredness. I advice
you to read those two articles because knowledge is power.

Today, am writing about one of the symptoms that your blood sugar is
low. High blood sugar is the problem or cause of diabetes but
sometimes due to many factors blood sugar could drop low in diabetes
patients. It must be noted that low blood sugar is a serious and
dangerous sickness on it own. Low blood sugar is a silent killer and
kill fastly.

One of the symptoms of low blood sugar is DIZZINESS. Feeling dizzy or
shaky can be a sign of low blood sugar or hypoglycemia.

Low blood sugar is very dangerous and kill fast because our
brain needs glucose to function, therefore
a drop in blood sugar means the brain will malfunction which could
lead to many things such as dizziness, seizure and death. Therefore,
diabetes people still need to watch blood sugar if it is low. It means
keeping the blood sugar balance is the key not just keeping it from
getting high.

Therefore, if you are feeling dizzy or shaky especially after using
diabetes medication or other actions, you could drink a glass of fruit
juice as this will help to bring up your blood sugar in
the short term. I know of some people that drink soft drink when their
blood sugar is low. Some take sugar to bring the blood sugar up.

However, if you're
regularly feeling shaky or dizzy, please talk to
your doctor. Your doctor may advice you to make changes in your
medications or diet.

BOTTOM LINE

Blood sugar of diabetes patients can sometimes fall lower than normal.
This condition is dangerous if not taken care of. DIZZINESS is a major
sign of low blood sugar or glucose. Ability to read along this line
can safe diabetics from sudden death.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Symptoms That Your Blood Sugar Is High : Fatigue or Tiredness

If you are diabetic, it is very important to be able to read your
blood sugar level without meter but through how you feel inside of
you.

Being able to read how you feel from time to time concerning diabetes
will help you to balance your blood sugar if it rises.


One of the symptoms that shows your blood sugar is high is feeling of
fatigue or tiredness.

Fatigue is one of the major signals that
your blood sugar is high. The reason why you are feeling fatigue or
tired when your sugar is high is that your sugar which is suppose to
be diverted to your body's cells is instead staying in your
bloodstream. Therefore, your muscles do not have
enough fuel to use for energy.

The fatigue may range from feeling only a little tired to needing a
nap. When your blood sugar is high you will be feeling tired all the
time or after just a little work or after eating a big
meal.


BOTTOM LINE

Fatigue for diabetes people is a signal and symptom that their blood
sugar is high. Being able to read along this line will help to quickly
react to the problem.

It is advisable for diabetes patients to educate the people around
them about symptoms of high blood sugar level as they might be the one
to remind them or pay their attention to those symptoms.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Symptoms That Your Blood Sugar Is High: Thirst And Frequent Urination

There are many ways you could know that your blood sugar is on the
rise. First, people with type 2 diabetes need to be reminded that
their blood sugar
levels can be keep under control with diet, exercise, and drug.

However, you need to be checking your blood sugar level every day with a
meter, to get best results. Therefore, it is advisable for anyone with
diabetes to be checking their blood sugar regularly as this will let
them know the kind of action to take or maybe to keep doing what they
are doing right.


However, if you do not have time or your needle has finished, one of
the ways to know that your sugar is high is that you will be unduely
and excessively thirsty.


Thirst and frequent urination are
two significant symptoms of diabetes due to too much sugar in your blood.

You will need to urinate more than normal if your blood sugar is high
because your kidneys work harder to
filter out the sugar, pulling more fluids from your tissues in the process.

Being thirsty on the other hand is your body's way
of letting you know that you need to
replenish the liquids it's losing through the fluid your kidney takes.
In such situation, you need to answer your body by drinking water to
prevent dehydration.


BOTTOM LINE

Using meter is the best way to measure your blood sugar. However
frequent urination and excessive thirst are two among the various
symtoms that your blood sugar is high. So take note!

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

6 Reasons Why Children Develop Diabetes Than Before



Children are now developing diabetes type 2 at an alarming rate. This type of diabetes was considered as an adult diabetes before. But now both young and old including the children are susceptible to type 2 diabetes.

If children had diabetes before, it will be type 1 because 99% of children diabetes then are type 1. That is why type 2 diabetes was considered an adult disease.


Sunday, 13 December 2015

10 HIGH FIBER FOODS FOR DIABETES



In my previous article, I wrote about the importance of fiber to diabetes diet. If you have not read the article it is advisable you do so. Reading it will give the you the knowledge about the importance of fiber for the controlling and balancing of blood sugar.

Food rich in fiber is usually recommended for diabetes by doctors. Diabetes people should consider eating fruits and foods that are high in fiber but low in sugar calories, fruits, starch and carbohydrates. Foods high in vitamins and minerals are also a must for diabetes diet.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015

How To Reverse Diabetes Type 2 With Diets


 Reversing type 2 diabetes
with proper diet


It must be admitted that living with diabetes is not easy because you have to follow a daily routine of using your medications as at when due. It is even a terrible case for those on insulin, some diabetics take insulin daily, as they need to be injecting themselves with needles.

Friday, 11 December 2015

LINK BETWEEN DIABETES, HEART DISEASE AND BLOOD VESSELS DAMAGE




Coronary or health disease and vein disease are risky diseases for some individuals who don't have their diabetes under proper control.


It is very important for diabetes people to keep their blood sugar level under proper control because they were twice as liable to have heart issues and strokes as
individuals who don't have the condition.


Thursday, 10 December 2015

10 Steps To Better Diabetes Diets



Keeping a balanced weight is key to prevent and control diabetes. Eating a balanced diet or foods low in fat and calories but full of nutrients will help us to maintain a balanced weight which is key amongst the most critical things you can do to bring down your risk for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition described by high blood glucose levels brought on by either an absence of insulin or the body's failure to utilize insulin productively. Type 2 diabetes could affect anybody regardless of their age. Before it was thought that type 2 diabetes only affect adults but now even young kids are having the sickness.

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

7 Risk Factors Shared By Diabetes And Certain Cancer


Medical scientists have discovered that there is a link between diabetes and some form of cancer. They found out that certain risk factors that cause diabetes can also lead to cancer. Scientists are trying their best to make research and discoveries in order to enlighten people about their health. Many people are ignorant about their health. They are well educated in other aspect of their lives, they were educated and well grounded in finance, relationship, news, entertainment, sports, market and other aspect of life but when it comes to health education, their score is zero. Though, having education on health does not mean that one will not sick but having the knowledge is always better because knowledge is better than ignorance anytime any day.

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Tumeric Helps To Control Diabetes




Tumeric is a very useful herb for treating, managing and controlling diabetes. There are many herbs that can help diabetes patients to better manage their health condition by controlling the glucose level in the blood.

Monday, 7 December 2015

3 REASONS WHY NUTS MIGHT BE GOOD FOR DIABETES




This morning i bought groundnuts and someone that is diabetics asked me to give her, so i did. I now decided to ask from google whether eating groundnut is good for diabetic. Though, the answer i found do not mention groundnut specifically but it says the overall effects of nuts as a whole on diabetes and other sickness.

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Diabetes Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Nerve Damage





One of the consequences or complications of uncontrolled diabetes or high blood glucose or sugar level is a condition known as diabetic neuropathy or nerve damage.

Diabetic neuropathy is a condition that must be treated promptly to prevent total damage of

Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes: Two Causes of High Blood Glucose



Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is the commonest type of diabetes and is affecting millions of people around the world.
Type 2 diabetes is characterized  by high glucose which specialists allude to as hyperglycemia.

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Top 10 Causes of Type 2 Diabetes




So many factors or a single one can cause someone to develop diabetes. This article will analyse some major risk factors or causes of type 2 diabetes.

10 CAUSES OF DIABETES

1. Eating an excessive amount of food especially fat can cause diabetes.