Diabetes Library

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Diabetes Basics

- How Do You Know If You Have Diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus is a disorder characterized by the inability of the body to either produce or respond to insulin making it impossible to maintain proper levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood.

- Recognizing Early Symptoms Diabetes
Stay alert in recognizing early symptoms of diabetes. Certain symptoms put you on notice and you'll want to decrease the chance of developing into complications. You'll do yourself a lot of good with early treatment if necessary to maintain optimum health.

- Diabetes Symptoms, Causes & Types
Diabetes affects the manner in which the body handles carbohydrates, fats and proteins. If neglected, diabetes can have serious complications. The diabetic people have high blood sugar level.

- Insulin
Insulin has two critical roles in the body that we cannot live without, yet it can be the root of many health problems, including diabetes. Insulin carries sugar (glucose), fat and protein into your cells where they are used for energy and the repair of your cells.

- Diabetes and its Management
Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most costly burdensome chronic diseases of our time and is condition that is increasing in epidemic population in the whole world. The complications resulting from the diseases are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and are associated with failure of various organs such as the eyes, kidneys and nerves.

- Pre-Diabetes - The Calm Before the Storm
Pre-Diabetes concerns a similar condition pinpointing people who are at severe risk for getting diabetes. Because diabetes silently invades your body, early detection and corrective action are critically important.

- Pre-Diabetes: Check Engine Warning Light
With many diseases, your body will start producing symptoms such as aches, pains, fatigue, frequent thirst, and so on. These symptoms are your body's "Check Engine" light, warning you about problems.

Diabetes Awareness

- Diabetes Awareness: I'll Wait til it Hurts
By the time many type 2 diabetics (and often their doctors) realize action is necessary, the disease, with its destructive high blood sugars, has been silently damaging their body for years.

- Diabetes Awareness: The Downside... a New Wardrobe?
Exercise and healthy eating causes weight and size reduction.

- Diabetes Awareness: Will They Recognize You?
Imagine how it feels to look younger, feel younger, and act younger! Now, think about how others see you. Are you ready to make a lasting impression on your friends and family? Great!

- Diabetes Awareness: Diabetes on the Job
When you go to work, your diabetes goes with you. You get up, get showered, get breakfast, get to work. You have bills, therefore you have a job. But you also have diabetes. You have to care for your diabetes while you're at work. Here are 10 tips for merging your diabetes care with your career.

- Diabetes Awareness: Family of Diabetics
Asking questions can help you and your family dodge the serious complications of diabetes. Early detection and active control of blood sugar levels can save lives.

Living With Diabetes

- Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Burning, numbness, tingling, hot and cold sensations, shooting and electrical pain are common sensations felt at rest in painful peripheral neuropathy. Neuropathy is an abnormality of the nervous system. There are many different types of neuropathy, but the most common neuropathy effecting diabetics is peripheral neuropathy.

- Exercise and Diabetes
Research has repeatedly shown that regular physical activity helps reduce the likelihood of having a heart attack or a stroke, aids in weight loss, and improves mood.

- Protein Principles for Diabetes
Dietary considerations can present a Hobson's choice in diabetes. Even when the intake is nutritious, assimilating it can be another matter. What, then is the appropriate macronutrient for the diabetic population? Enough medical literature exists to suggest that in diabetes, proteins are probably the best bet.

- Low-Carb: The Role of Insulin
The premise behind every low-carb diet plan is that a body that produces less insulin burns more fat than a body that produces lots of insulin.

- The Importance of Following And Maintaining A Diabetic Diet
A diabetes diet or meal plan should be based on the specially designed diabetic food pyramid. The diabetes food pyramid groups foods based on their carbohydrate and protein content and not on how they classify as a food.

- Diabetic Foot Care Tips: Cant Afford to Ignore It!
Foot care is equally important especially for diabetic people to avoid foot complications.

Diabetes Websites

Diabetes Care and Information
Diabetes and Kidney Disease
Diabetes and Children
Life Insurance for Diabetics

Recommended Books

Diabetes Websites

Diabetes Care and Information
Diabetes and Kidney Disease
Diabetes and Children
Life Insurance for Diabetics

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