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Health - Diabetes

  • 9 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Diabetes Risk
    05-16-2015
    You might not know that these small steps can produce big results The most common form of diabetes, Type 2 (once called adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), affects 90 to 95 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes. ...
    Diabetes: Keeping Up With Your Active Life
    05-16-2015
    Put Your Shoes by the Door Take a minute to put a pair of slip-on shoes and socks near the door so you aren't tempted to go outside barefoot. Make sure your slippers or house shoes are in a handy location too, so you'll remember to wear them inside to avoid injury.This is just one of many simple, quick tips that can be done in minutes to better manage your diabetes and prevent complications. Do ...
    12 Tips to Avoid Diabetes Complications
    02-07-2015
      Choose Carbs Carefully Diabetes doesn't mean you have to cut carbs completely. Choose carbohydrates that break down in the body slowly, providing steady energy. Reach for whole grains, beans, nuts, and fresh vegetables and fruits. Yes, you can eat fruit even though it's sweet. It's about eating the right amounts of carbohydrates at each meal. A registered dietitian can help you learn how ...
    Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss
    10-01-2014
    Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently Black Americans are at greater risk for diabetes-related vision loss than other racial groups battling the blood sugar disease, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which evaluates about 5,000 people each year. They found that blacks had the highest...
    Talk to Your Family About Diabetes and Healthy Vision
    11-11-2013
    Set your sight on healthy vision if you have diabetes. The subject of diabetes seems to be everywhere these days—in the news, on social media, even on talk shows. In fact, 26 million people have diabetes, and this number is increasing, putting more people at risk for health complications. If you or someone in your family has diabetes, you should talk to them about diabetic eye disease, one of t...

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