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Best Diabetes Management App for 2014

Best Diabetes Management App for 2014

        With the recent announcement of the upcoming Health app for iOS 8, people are talking about health and fitness more in the tech world. Fitness has always been connected to iOS use, but more and more, we are finding out how users can better interact with their doctors and specialists....

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Latest Stats on Diabetes from World Health Organization

Latest Stats on Diabetes from World Health Organization

Key facts 347 million people worldwide have diabetes* (1). In 2012, an estimated 1.5 million deaths were directly caused by diabetes (2). More than 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries (3). WHO projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030 (4). Healthy diet, regular physical...

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Glucose in the Body

Glucose in the Body

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood are too high. Blood glucose levels are normally regulated by the hormone insulin, which is made by the pancreas. Diabetes occurs when there is a problem with this hormone and how it works in the body. Around 5.1 per...

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Healthy Diet and Moderate Exercise Help Control Diabetes

Healthy Diet and Moderate Exercise Help Control Diabetes

??According to studies and medical reports, diabetes is not curable but fortunately with the help of some new methods of medical treatments, it is possible to keep the disease under control without us??ing any kind of medicines. This process of treatment is known as reverse. Dia?betes is not a fatal disease but if it...

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Preventing Diabetes Through Exercise

Preventing Diabetes Through Exercise

Most people know that diabetes is a chronic disease caused by high blood sugar, and that it can be controlled, though not cured, by insulin. Fewer people know that diabetes can cause kidney damage, nerve damage, blurry vision, blindness, and heart and circulation difficulties. And, even fewer know that in many cases, Type 2...

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Exercise Combinations Are Best for Diabetics

Exercise Combinations Are Best for Diabetics

A new study just released in the upcoming Journal of the American Medical Association reports that combining both aerobic exercises with resistance training helps patients with Type 2 diabetes improve their glycemic levels. The scientists from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La, compared 262 sedentary women and men who had Type 2 Diabetes and...

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Exercise for Diabetics

Exercise for Diabetics

People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise regularly for better blood sugar control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. The reason for this is that muscles which are working use more glucose than those that are resting. Muscle movement leads to greater sugar uptake by muscle cells and lower blood sugar levels....

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