Take Control: It’s Your Life

You may be in a tough situation. You are overweight, have high blood pressure, and high blood cholesterol readings and based on what your doctor has told you; you have every reason to panic. How could you have waited so long to do something about these issues? You may have Type 2 diabetes. You should… Continue reading Take Control: It’s Your Life

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Having Had Gestational Diabetes Raises Risk for Certain Cancers

Scientists at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University in Taiwan found a higher-than-average risk of particular cancers in women with a history of Gestational diabetes or pregnancy-related diabetes. Their study was published in February of 2019 in the British Medical Journal. A total of 47,373 women with Gestational diabetes and 943,199 women with… Continue reading Having Had Gestational Diabetes Raises Risk for Certain Cancers

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Low Volume High-Intensity Training for Artery Health

One complication of Type 2 diabetes is damaged arteries. According to researchers in Iran low volume, high-intensity training is helpful for improving the arterial blood flow, at least in the brachial artery located in the arm. It is the artery usually used to measure blood pressure. In June 2018, the journal Experimental Physiology reported on… Continue reading Low Volume High-Intensity Training for Artery Health

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My Story

I am sharing this story with diabetics in the hopes that they will be inspired to bring their type 2 diabetes under control. Signs of type 2 diabetes In September 2009 when Dr. Robinson diagnosed me as a type 2 diabetic, my blood glucose was so high that his face turned red as he viewed… Continue reading My Story

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Fight the Temptation to Quit

What are you doing right now for your health? If you are on a journey to treat Type 2 diabetes, it is going to take some time. Reducing your blood sugar, improving your insulin resistance, and losing weight are no small tasks. Together, they are part of a process that requires your full dedication. You… Continue reading Fight the Temptation to Quit

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Is A Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Connected to Gestational Diabetes?

In a study carried out recently at Hacettepe University and several other research institutions in Turkey and Cyprus, lower vitamin D levels during the second three months of pregnancy were linked with the risk of Gestational diabetes which is also referred to as pregnancy-related diabetes. The research was reported on in January of 2019 in… Continue reading Is A Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Connected to Gestational Diabetes?

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