Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.
Dietary Goals for Type 2 Diabetes
The right diabetes diet is crucial to managing diabetes. A sensible eating plan can help people with type 2 diabetes maintain stable blood sugar levels and preserve their overall health.
However, it's not as complex or out of the ordinary as you might ...
Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms
Because type 2 diabetes develops slowly, and symptoms generally come on gradually, they may go unnoticed for a long time, or they may be attributed to something else.
For example, increased thirst may be chalked up to a hot summer, or fatigue may be interpreted...
Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes
Menopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome it and those who dread it. There’s also a lot of discussion about whether it’s something that should be “treated” or left to occur naturally, without any medications.
The Effects of Type 2 Diabetes on Women
Today, almost 10 million women in the United States have type 2 diabetes. This type of diabetes is up to four times as likely to affect women of African-American, Hispanic-Latino, American-Indian, and Asian-Pacific Islander descent as white women. Many ...
A Type 2 Diabetes Glossary
Learning to live with type 2 diabetes may seem like a crash college course, complete with new vocabulary words and lifestyle changes. But you and your family will want to become familiar with them all so you’ll be able to understand what is going on and participate ...
What Causes Type 2 Diabetes?
Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that allows glucose (sugar) to leave the bloodstream and enter the cells to be used as fuel.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesn't make enough insulin, or the cells of the body become resistant to insulin...
The tasty autumn flavor combo of apples and
cinnamon is always a welcome one. That's why
our Test Kitchen wanted to come up with a
diabetes-friendly recipe for that irresistible duo.
They knocked it out of the park with these
Apple Cinnamon Crunch Cups!
Making healthy food choices can lower your risk of developing diabetes or its complications. Learn about the diet and diabetes connection.
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I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.
I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fas...
I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...