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Understanding Ketones

Editor’s Note: This article references Ketones in relation to diabetes but is commonly misspelled as Keytones.

Individuals subscribing to an ultra-low carbohydrate diet may be well versed in knowing what their keytone/ketone levels are. The presence of ketones for the dieter may signify their body is accelerating the process of burning excess fat. In a normal, healthy individual the presence of ketones may not be a significant problem, but for a Type 1 diabetic, the issue can be deadly.
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The Budwig Protocol Diet And Recipe

This is a follow-up article to our original Budwig Protocol article. VERY IMPORTANT:  Check with your doctor before using this recipe.

  • 3 tablespoons low-fat cottage cheese (90 calories, AND 270 mg sodium per ½ cup)
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed oil (120 calories)

Stir together (or use a hand blender) to mix thoroughly, and then eat within 15 minutes, OR the flaxseed oil will go rancid and your dish will be worthless.

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Can A High-Fiber Diet Help Manage Diabetes?

Currently, in the United States, an estimated 30.3 million people have diabetes and that number continues to grow. Of that number, about 24 million have type 2 diabetes and another 96 million people are pre-diabetic. This means blood sugar levels are too high. Managing type 2 diabetes starts with exercise and diet. Both are equally important to keep glucose levels in check. Managing what one eats by making a few changes and adding a daily exercise regimen is helpful, even a 7-minute yoga workout is a great way to achieve this. There are so many great options to choose from and staying healthy doesn’t mean “you can’t live a little”. In fact, many people are starting to change up their diets to clean and healthy eating and restaurants are starting to follow along with that same line of thought as well. We’ll discuss fiber in this article.

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What Exactly is Diabetes Insipidus?

Summer is always draining on the human body and for many people, dehydration becomes a big issue. While there are many reasons that hydration is important, a lot of people just aren’t aware that dehydration can cause many different medical conditions including, diabetes insipidus.

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Diabetic Nerve Pain Overview

Diabetic nerve pain (DNP), nerve damage or neuropathy can be very hard to live with. It affects so many different parts of the body that most people do not even realize all the pain they have been suffering comes from DNP. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) a little more than half of people who are diagnosed with diabetes have or will develop some type of nerve damage during their lifetime. However, it is more common for those who have been suffering from diabetes for a number of years.

Diabetic nerve pain, defined as diabetic neuropathy comes in many different types but there are four main types that diabetic patients are diagnosed with: peripheral, autonomic, proximal, or focal neuropathies. To find out more about these neuropathies, we need to delve into each one individually.

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Benfotiamine

If you have experienced complications as a result of your diabetes, your physician may recommend benfotiamine. This is a synthetic variation of Vitamin B-1, and is also known as thiamine.

If you have experienced complications as a result of your diabetes, your physician may recommend you taking benfotiamine. Benfotiamine is a synthetic variation of Vitamin B-1, and is also known as thiamine.
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An Instructional on Diabetes Diet Guidelines

Learn about diabetes diet guidelines. This article offers information on gestational, type 1, type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes diets. See if you’re on the right track.

When it comes to a diabetes diet, there are many important things to know. One of the most important things to know about a diabetes diet is that different diabetic diagnosis can change each diabetic diet.

Before we get into all that however, let’s talk about the way weight can increase diabetes.

People who are obese or overweight are 80 times more likely to develop diabetes than those who maintain a healthy weight.  In a study produced by the Medstar Research Institute in Washington, D.C., almost 2,000 non-diabetic, overweight adults that were between the ages of 25 and 74 were measured for their risk of developing diabetes, they were also measured to see if they reduce their risk by losing weight. They study proved that in just losing two pounds a year for ten years, their risk of developing diabetes reduced by a third.

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Soft Drinks and Diabetes

What effect do soft drinks have on the prevalence of diabetes? If recent reports are accurate there may be more to the potential link than you may have thought & for some interesting reasons.

Soft drinks and diabetes. What effect do soft drinks have on diabetes? If recent reports are accurate there may be more to the potential link than you may have thought – and for some interesting reasons. Continue reading “Soft Drinks and Diabetes”

Stress Can Greatly Influence Diabetes

Stress can significantly affect almost any part of life, however, when you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, it can play a part in how you manage and control your disease. Diabetics under stress are more likely to forget crucial aspects of diabetes therapy, like proper eating habits, and regular administration of medication. This reckless abandon can lead to a fluctuation in blood glucose levels, and could eventually result in diabetic complications.

Stress can significantly affect almost any part of life, however, when you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, it can play a part in how you manage and control your disease. Diabetics under stress are more likely to forget crucial aspects of diabetes therapy, like proper eating habits, and regular administration of medication. This reckless abandon can lead to a fluctuation in blood glucose levels, and could eventually result in diabetic complications.
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Caffeine And Diabetes

For most people regardless of if they have diabetes or not, part of their morning routine is to sit with a nice cup of coffee to start their day. Coffee as we all know contains caffeine which is a stimulant. This is why coffee wakes so many people up in the morning.

There have been conflicting reports on caffeine and diabetes so we’ll keep the topic live on this article.

For most people regardless of if they have diabetes or not, part of their morning routine is to sit with a nice cup of coffee to start their day. Coffee, as we all know, contains caffeine which is a stimulant. This is why coffee wakes so many people up in the morning.

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