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Simple steps for preventing diabetes

prevent-diabetes-naturallyWe all know that diabetes is a disease where there is excess sugar in the blood. Why is it there? How can I prevent it? Why does everyone not get it? All good questions. And I’ll try and answer all of them here. Let me start by explaining the causes of diabetes without getting too technical.

Understanding diabetes… Read More

Eating more of this will help prevent diabetes

diabetes, probioticsDairy is good for your whole body – heart, bones, teeth – and a new study has singled out yogurt from the dairy food group for its ability to lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.

I like the tangy flavor and creamy texture of a quality yogurt, and this is a great reason to try yogurt with … Read More

Warning: One of the biggest risks that comes with diabetes

DIABETES, EYE HEALTHIt’s truly alarming how so many people with diabetes – or at risk for diabetes – are unaware of the damage the condition can do to their eyes.

It’s serious. In fact, if you don’t get your eyes examined regularly, it can lead to complete blindness…

Diabetes and blindness: Making the connection

An estimated 25.8 million people in the … Read More

Do this one simple thing to manage your diabetes

diabetes, exerciseWithout question, walking is an effective and low-cost form of aerobic exercise that most everyone can do. As a doctor, I try to take a walk every single day. It’s a great way to clear your head and does so much for your health.

Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels and even protects your heart. But if you … Read More

Diabetes Drugs May Combat Cancer

118396206Diabetes drugs like metformin have already improved and saved the lives of those who have that increasingly common condition, but new research shows that they might also have a role to play in the fight against cancer.

This is not the first time biguanides, a class of drugs used to treat diabetes, has been associated with cancer-fighting potential, … Read More

Surgeon General: Cancer And Diabetes Linked To Smoking

186346449Smoking has never been good for us, no matter how cool James Dean made it look.

Now the cigarette habit has been linked to even more diseases and deaths than previously thought.

The latest report by the Surgeon General, recently published in USA Today, finds that smoking causes a slew of diseases, including diabetes, liver cancer and … Read More

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