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Is the Sugar in Fruits Bad for You?

Is the Sugar in Fruits Bad for You?

When you are a diabetic, you tend to look at foods differently than other people do. When it comes to sweet or sugary items, you may often second-guess yourself when planning a meal. Considering the inherent sugar in fruits, you may question if certain foods are appropriate for you to eat. Even otherwise healthy foods,

Can Cinnamon Help with Diabetes Treatment?

Can Cinnamon Help with Diabetes Treatment?

Chances are you have a bottle of cinnamon in your kitchen cabinet and chances are you never thought of using cinnamon as medicine. Cinnamon has been used medicinally since ancient times. This popular spice was used in ancient Egypt, China, and India for culinary and medicinal purposes, and its use has also been documented in

8 Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

8 Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

Preparing for day-to-day tasks can require advanced preparation if you’ve got diabetes. How do you prepare for traveling, which can interrupt your diabetes care routine? Below you will find 8 suggestions for traveling when you have diabetes. 1. Pack Your supplies When you are traveling be sure your diabetes supplies are readily reachable. If you’re

What to Know About Drinking Alcohol and Diabetes

What to Know About Drinking Alcohol and Diabetes

People with diabetes often ask whether they can drink alcohol. Drinking in moderation has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, which would benefit people with diabetes who are at increased risk of the disease. However, any pattern of drinking can be harmful. The key word is moderation and use caution. For example,

Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks Naturally

Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks Naturally

Experiencing a diverticulitis attack is not a pleasant experience. Once you experience it, you will do anything to prevent future attacks from occurring. What Is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is a condition that results when one or more diverticula become inflamed and infected. When the pouches become blocked with waste materials and bacterial buildup, the site then

Can Ethnicity Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Can Ethnicity Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

What is type 2 diabetes? More than 24 million Americans have diabetes; of those, about 6 million don’t know they have the disease. The most common form of diabetes, type 2 is a condition in which blood sugar remains at a higher level than it should. Also known as hyperglycemia, type 2 diabetes means the

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