Tag Archives: Diabetes

3 Autoimmune Disorders and How They Ruin Lives

Some of the worst diseases that you can get are those that turn your immune system against you. There are diseases out there that will cause your body to betray itself, causing your white blood cells to damage other parts of your body because they get confused about what they are supposed to be going […]

A Quick Guide to the 3 Types of Diabetes

Diabetes occurs when someone has high blood sugar for a long time. Sugar is what fuels our body, but when too much sugar circulates in our bloodstream, it can cause serious health problems. Early symptoms of diabetes include weight loss, extreme hunger, unusual thirst, and frequent urination. High blood sugar damages the small blood vessels […]

7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

According to the CDC, 30.3 million Americans have type 2 diabetes – almost 10% of the population – and a further 84.1 million have prediabetes, which can lead to diabetes if untreated. Many people with prediabetes and diabetes do not know they have these conditions; however, treatment is essential to avoid serious, life-threatening complications. Symptoms […]

Vitamin C: Diabetics’ Protection Against Viruses

Vitamin C is an incredibly important part of your immune system and your health in general. Vitamin C deficit once frequently caused a disease known as scurvy, but low vitamin C can also cause you to have a much weaker immune system among a bunch of other issues. Most people associate vitamin C with citrus […]

5 Healthy Life Habits to Prevent Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition affecting around one in ten Americans. The complications from uncontrolled type 2 diabetes include vision loss and amputation, and it can be fatal in some cases. Diabetes is also an expensive disease, costing the US an estimated $327 billion annually, or $1 out of every $7 spent on […]

Warning! Diabetes Can Affect Your Brain

Type 2 diabetes has become so commonplace now, with over 20 million affected people. It can be easy to overlook how this disease affects the body. Besides putting those who have the condition at risk of heart attacks, blindness, and amputation caused by low blood flow, diabetes also affects the mind.  Diabetes can harm your […]

Prevent and Manage Diabetes Burnout

Managing diabetes can be a grueling daily task, due to having to monitor blood sugar levels, foods eaten, how much time spent exercising, and the medications that may need to be taken. This process can become stressful and too much for some people resulting in what is called a ‘diabetes burnout’. When suffering from a […]