Diabetes

What is the healthiest snack for type 2 diabetics?

When you have type 2 diabetes, it can be difficult to find healthy snacks that won’t mess up your blood sugar or complicate your carb counts. Fortunately, there are some tasty and healthy options. Whether you’re looking for something to keep with you at work for when you get snacky or you’re wondering what things […]

How do I regulate my blood sugar?

If you’re a diabetic, you know that keeping your blood sugar stable is important. It’s also very difficult. Things like what you eat and how active you are can throw off your balance end land you with dangerous highs and lows. If you’re having trouble managing your blood sugar and other diabetes symptoms, talk to […]

Does eliminating sugar rob my body of energy?

Your body uses sugar for energy, but it is able to break down other kinds of food into sugars in order to get the energy it needs. Sugar is important from the right sources, but just eating sugar can confuse your body and make you feel hungry too soon. Sugars Confuse Your Body You don’t […]

What causes insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics?

Having type 2 diabetes means that your body has become resistant to insulin, an important chemical that helps your body store and process the energy that you take in through food. But, what causes insulin resistance? What Is Insulin? Insulin is a hormone created by your pancreas. Insulin helps your body to process and store […]

Can I beat type 2 diabetes without weight loss?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, your doctor has probably been talking to you about weight loss. Excessive weight can contribute to Type 2 diabetes and complications from it, so keeping weight off is important and losing some of that weight can even help for you to shake the diabetes. Once you […]

Is the Keto Diet good for type 2 diabetics?

The ketogenic diet refers to any number of specific diets that limit carbohydrates. The goal of the ketogenic diet is to lose weight, but in limiting carbs, could it also be good for people with Type 2 diabetes? This article will discuss the ketogenic diet and how it relates to the goals and needs of […]

Can diabetics eat popcorn for energy?

The body’s’ preferred source of energy is sugar. Whether it’s the simple sugar found in sweets or the more complex sugars that our body makes out of grains. Because sugar, especially the sugar from sweets, is so fast acting, it’s one of the places that we are likely to turn for a quick pick-me-up. Unfortunately, […]

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?

The prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in most countries as obesity becomes more common. Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are related, but some people get Type 2 without being what is medically considered obese, and some people become obese without getting Type 2. So, what are the other risk factors? What […]

What if you’re newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, you are probably thinking quite a bit about more about your health. Maybe you feel lost, or like you don’t feel like there’s much that you can do about your health. Or, maybe this has encouraged you to monitor your diet and exercise more closely. Either […]

What are some exercise tips for type 2 diabetics?

When you have type 2 diabetes, exercise is very important. It helps to manage your symptoms and, with time and effort, may even reverse your condition. Unfortunately, exercising with type 2 can be difficult. Physical activity can mess with you blood sugar readings, and if you have a high bodyweight exercise can be difficult. Complications […]