Be passionate about having Diabetes and become an advocate for the disease. Type II Diabetes is preventable, and it’s costing our government billions of dollars in treatment for people who can’t afford it. You may not be one of those who are tapping the system for your care, but speaking up about what you know to help others avoid the disease will help us be able to use our money for more important things.
If you have diabetes, watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy.
Diabetes is a serious health condition that you simply can’t ignore. Although most diabetics need to be under a doctor’s care, there are some things you can do to help keep your condition in check and perhaps even be removed from medication. There are numerous herbs which contain healthful compounds that are very beneficial for those suffering from diabetes.
Diabetes is more prevalent than ever and 95% of cases diagnosed are type 2 diabetes.
People with diabetes know that diet is a critical factor in maintaining good health and avoiding complications from the disease. But amongst all the valuable advice out there for patients with diabetes, there are still some common misconceptions about diabetes and diet, says Ginny McCadden, Diabetes Coordinator at Riddle Hospital. Below, she sheds some light on the truth behind five diabetes and diet myths.
Diabetes need no longer be a life sentence. Even those with a family history of diabetes, rest assured your fate is not pre-decided. Dr Neal Barnard, MD, in his book Programme for Reversing Diabetes says, "Some genes are dictators, others merely committees that make suggestions. The genes for diabetes are in the latter group, so you have more control than you think." According to Dr Pramod Tripathi, a Pune-based integrated stress and health management specialist and creator of the Freedom from Diabetes programme, "reversing diabetes and freedom from insulin is possible." Through his workshops, Tripathi, and his associates are helping thousands of patients steer away from this lifestyle disorder. If they can, you can do it too. Here's how.
Everyone knows those foods that are healthy and those that are not, right? You would be surprised at which foods, although advertised as the “healthy option”, really are anything but. In fact, some of the worst offenders are filled with ingredients that, on top of being unhealthy, keep those inches on your waistline and won’t let you take off those extra pounds. There are still other foods that, although they actually are healthy, they are simply too dangerous to consider eating. There are probably dozens of foods which would make this list, but let’s take a look at just the top 10 foods that you absolutely must remove them from your diet if you care at all about your health.