Diabetes: 7 Myths and Their Truths

Diabetes: 7 Myths and Their Truths

Not all things said about Diabetes is true. Here are some diabetes myths and the truths behind them. 1. Myth: Once you are diagnosed with diabetes, you have to go on insulin shots. Truth: If caught early enough, Type 2 diabetes can be managed with healthy lifestyle choices like diet and exercise. If more advanced, multiple oral [Continue Reading]

Diabetes Dangers: 6 Common Foot Complications

Diabetes Dangers: 6 Common Foot Complications

People who suffer from diabetes are much more susceptible to foot problems, and even ordinary problems can easily become worse and develop into serious issues. Generally speaking, foot problems come about due to nerve damage and poor blood circulation. This leads to many different complications that range from pain in the feet to complete loss [Continue Reading]

Siyintoni Isandulela Seswekile?

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Isandulela Seswekile kuxa umlinganiselo weswekile egazini uphakamile kunomlinganiselo oqhelekileyo, kodwa ungekafiki kuhlobo 2 lweswekile. Xa isandulela seswekile singanyangwa, sinokukhokelela kuhlobo 2 lweswekile kwiminyaka eli-10 okanye ngaphantsi. Ukuba unesandulela seswekile, iimpawu zexesha elide zeswekile — njengentliziyo nokonala kwenkqubo yokujikeleza kwegazi emzimbeni — zinokuba sele ziqalile. Ngethamsanqa sineendaba ezimnandi! Isandulela seswekile sinokuba sikunika ithuma lokuphucula impilo yakho, [Continue Reading]

How a Low GI Diet can Help Fight Diabetes

Low-GI Diet for Diabetes

Following a diet designed to keep blood sugar from rising after meals helped diabetic people keep their disease under control. What Is a Low-Glycemic-Index Diet? The basic premise behind the low-glycemic-index diet is that all carbs are not created equal. Some cause big spikes in blood sugar and others have little impact on blood sugar [Continue Reading]

What is prediabetes?

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Prediabetes is one of the fastest growing health issues, and the scary thing is that most people don’t realize they have it. What is Prediabetes? Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. If prediabetes is not treated, it can [Continue Reading]