Posts Tagged Diabetes

Weight Problems

If you read health headlines, you know that obesity is today’s top health epidemic. Why the alarm? Among other reasons, obesity has been cited as a major cause of death and disease, increasing the risks for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressur.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 07.11.12 | No Comments

Cook Savvy: Fat-Trimming Countdown (Day 7)

Ready to reduce your long-term risks for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes? Trimming fat from your food is a great step toward meeting that healthy-eating goal.Health experts advise 20 to 35 percent of calories from fat (44 to 78 fat grams for a 2,.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 07.28.11 | No Comments

Obesity

Obesity

Childhood obesity in the United States is becoming a serious national problem as the number of overweight and obese children continues to rise. This is particularly important because obesity is linked to the development of diabetes, heart d.. Read More

Health and Wellness | 03.1.09 | 1 Comment

Less Sugar For Good Health

Less Sugar For Good Health

Often people think by drinking fruit juices or eating low-fat fruit roll-ups and such, they are cutting out or eliminating sugar. The fact is that some fruit juices have more sugar than a soda. Reduction of sugar is important to good health.. Read More

Diabetes, Tips and Advices | 10.30.08 | No Comments

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disorder caused by diabetes, a chronic disease that can damage blood vessels, including those in the eye. A leading cause of blindness in adults in the United States, diabetic retinopathy is caused by changes .. Read More

Diabetes, Eyes | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

People with diabetes are prone to developing severe infections that are slow to heal. The feet are especially susceptible to infection, even from something as common as an ingrown toenail. Nerve damage produced by diabetes can cause numbnes.. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System, Tips and Advices | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

People who have diabetes are at high risk for a number of eye problems that can cause severe vision loss or blindness. The most common diabetic eye disease is diabetic retinopathy, which is damage to the blood vessels in the retina, the lig.. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the more common form of the disease. The symptoms of type 2 diabetes develop gradually and are not as noticeable as those of type 1 diabetes. See your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms: .. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Pancreas

Disorders of the Pancreas

Located just behind the stomach, your pancreas releases hormones—such as insulin—that control how your body uses the sugar, fats, and protein consumed in your diet. The most common disorders of the pancreas are diabetes and pancreatitis.. Read More

Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | 4 Comments

The Health Risks of Being Overweight or Underweight

The Health Risks of Being Overweight or Underweight

More than half of all American men are overweight, and a third of all American men are obese (weigh more than 20 percent more than their ideal body weight). Being overweight is a major risk factor for a number of chronic diseases, including.. Read More

Health, Tips and Advices | 08.9.08 | 1 Comment

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