Diabetes and chronic kidney disease are strongly related. Being aware of this connection can help protect your health.
A diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but a simple attitude adjustment can make a world of difference in how well you fare while living with the disease. By proactively taking steps to monitor key health indicators, experts agree that it’s possible to prevent some of the most severe risks of diabetes, including lower limb amputation.
People with diabetes have a problem with blood sugar.
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(BPT) - When most people think of the 29.1 million people in the United States living with diabetes, they don’t think of competitive athletes who are performing at the top echelons of physically enduring sports like running, swimming, and cycling.
Bob Huber doesn’t dwell on the time, about 10 years ago, when he found out he was likely to get type 2 diabetes.
Most of us love sweet foods and drinks. But after that short burst of sweetness, you may worry about how sweets affect your waistline and your overall health.
(BPT) - One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Association (Association). By maintaining a balanced diet with regular exercise, you have the ingredients needed to help live a quality life.
Plan ahead for diabetes care during summer heat, storms and emergencies. Keep your routine and prepare your medicines and equipment for challenging conditions.
Leafy greens are plentiful – truly winter treasures! They are known to help prevent cancer and to add a ton of vitamins (especially K, A and C) to your diet. Plus, there are plenty of low-salt ways to cook them to keep your heart and kidneys healthy.
Learn how you can effectively manage your diabetes while dining out with friends, family or co-workers.