Diabetes & High blood Pressure

Diabetes & High blood Pressure

People with diabetes are much more likely to also have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure can increase the risk of diabetes complications such as diabetic eye- and kidney problems. Managing blood pressure should be a part of a person’s overall diabetes care plan.   Diabetic high blood pressure complications Diabetes affects the…

How Alcohol Affects Diabetes

Most people don’t realize that alcohol has a devastating effect on diabetes.  The truth is that alcohol causes the blood sugar levels to fluctuate – this is bad news for people with diabetes.  People with diabetes usually pay close attention to what they eat, so as to keep blood sugar levels steady. But what they…

Dealing With Menopausal Bloating

Bloating can be one of the unfortunate side effects of menopause.  It is one of the most unpopular yet nevertheless frequently experienced menopause symptoms.   It is closely related to an increase in intestinal gas and fluid retention caused by fluctuating hormones, and it can also lead to weight gain.   What is menopausal bloating?…

10 Tips to Manage Diabetes

Untreated diabetes can end badly. But with the right attitude and knowledge, managing diabetes can become second nature. The problem is that most people don’t know how to treat diabetes correctly.  This guide shows 10 top tips for managing diabetes like a pro… Eat tasty food. Suffering from diabetes should not mean that you cannot…

Summer-in-winter chicken

Summer-in-winter chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tbsp olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 200g pack cherry tomatoes 3 tbsp pesto 3 tbsp crème fraîche (half fat is fine) fresh basil, if you have it Method Heat the oil in a frying pan, preferably non-stick. Add the chicken and fry without moving it until it takes on…