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Before There Was Diabetes, There Was Pre-diabetes (Popularity: )
Let's talk about pre-diabetes. Isn't everybody pre-diabetic? Something like, before I had diabetes, I didn't have diabetes. Well, semantically, I suppose that would be the case, but in reality, no. Speaking of semantics, pre-diabetes is also called impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG). A pre-diabetic is someone who has blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as a diabetic. With ...

Coping With Diabetes in Children (Type 2) (Popularity: )
Diabetes in children drives the parents to do all they can to help. The first step they can do is to find out all they can about this condition while keeping stress at bay. The previous article dealt with type 1. Now it is time to think of type 2 and what can be done for this age group and their parents. And like the other group, the feeling will ...

How and Why to Start a Diabetes Control Diet (Popularity: )
Type II diabetes happens when your body becomes resistant to the insulin you are creating. Easy to say, but what does that mean? Insulin moves glucose (blood sugar) into the muscles and liver. It stores glucose in the liver as a dense carbohydrate called glycogen, which your body uses as a reserve of glucose for use between meals or during times of stress. Once the glycogen reserve is full (and it's ...

Diabetes and Clinical Trials (Popularity: )
If you are diabetic, you may be interested in participating in a clinical trial. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Clinical trials are held after a drug is developed and after it meets approval from the Food and Drug Administration for clinical trial, but before it is released for public consumption. You may be interested in a clinical trial for diabetic medication if you are not responding ...

Diabetes Risk Testing (Popularity: )
Are you at risk for diabetes? Whether you want to find out or not isn't even worth asking. The fact is that you need to find out, because if you are at risk, you can take measures to prevent it, or at the very least postpone it for many years. To determine whether or not you are prone to diabetes, there are several questions that you must ask yourself. If you ...

Diabetes Experts Are Important Parts Of A Successful Battle (Popularity: )
People suffering from type 1 and type 2 diabetes often feel alone in their battle against the effects of the disease. Rest assured, they do not stand on their own. Diabetes experts are here to assist and help along the way. Perhaps you are learning for the first time that you have the disease. What to do, where to go, how do you carry on? These questions are important and you ...

Diabetes And Nutrition Go Hand In Hand (Popularity: )
Food is an essential component of anyone's life. The selection of foods becomes even more important for a good diabetes and nutrition program. In the North American culture, poor food choices have culminated in a population of obese individuals, many are pre-diabetic, others have type 2 diabetes and some have gestational diabetes. In all of these cases a proper diabetes and nutrition food management plan, can reduce weight by the ...

Diabetic Diet Menus - How Do You Know Which Ones Will Work For You? (Popularity: )
When a person is diagnosed with diabetes, what it usually means for them is the fact that they need to lose some weight soon, if not immediately. And there's no going around it. The moment you are diagnosed with the disease, you must realize that you will need to follow a strict diet. But don't worry. Just keep in mind that these are all for your own good. A diabetic's body ...

Get Control Over Your Blood Sugar (Popularity: )
It is recommended that those with diabetes attempt to maintain a blood sugar that is similar to that of someone without diabetes. This may not always be realistic though. That is precisely why it's important to utilize all the assistance you can from available health care professionals. Your main health care providers are your doctor, nurse, and dietitian. A dietitian is someone trained to help people plan meals and this ...

How To Recognize Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms (Popularity: )
The chronic condition associated with the way the body metabolizes glucose (sugar) is called diabetes. When the disease surfaces in adults or involves non-insulin dependency, this form of the condition is known as type 2 diabetes. Although type 2 diabetes is often preventable, an increasing amount of people is developing diabetes symptom and signs, as a result of a growing obesity problem throughout the United States. Type 2 diabetes is resistant ...